Kurt Bardella, President of Endeavor Strategies, founded the firm following a long career in the U.S. Congress. Kurt has provided strategic counsel and media messaging guidance throughout his tenured service as Senior Advisor, Spokesman and Deputy Communications Director, for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (Majority) and its Chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Director of Communications for Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-CA) and Press Secretary for Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine).
Kurt has an aggressive and relentless media strategy and has built and cultivated working relationships with a broad spectrum of national media outlets, including ABC, CBS and NBC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, the Washington Post, the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, the Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, to name a few. Kurt played an integral role in shaping the U.S. House investigations into the IRS targeting scandal, the State Department’s response to Benghazi, the Department of Justice’s management of Operation Fast and Furious and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Additionally, Kurt has been named one of Washington’s “50 People to Watch” by Politico and “Top 35 under 35” by the DC Republican Party.