Spitfire Strategies

About SpitfireYou Envision the Change, We Help you Make it Happen.

At Spitfire Strategies, we share your vision of a better world and work hard to help you create the change you need to make great things happen.


About SpitfireCommunications, Campaigns and Learning

We help our clients bring their big ideas to life with smart communications, winning campaigns and learning opportunities.



About SpitfireDeep Experience that Delivers Results

At Spitfire, we see things differently, because our senior staff has walked in our clients’ shoes. Having served in policy, nonprofit and foundation leadership roles before joining our team, they bring decades of experience and insight to the active roles they play in every client engagement. We know your world, and you can trust us to make great things happen.


About SpitfireA Hands-On Approach that Works

The Spitfire approach is simple: listen to where our clients need to go, and work with them to get there. For each project, a senior manager leads a team that’s tailored based on the issue and needed skills. We work hard every day to earn your business and keep your trust. Clients who work with us stay with us.


About SpitfireYour Expertise and Potential + Our Insights = Big Change

Our clients are our partners, and we engage with them every step of the way. We’ll recalibrate and readjust our plans as necessary, and we won’t suggest a project or strategy unless we know it will be the most appropriate and successful one for you.


Together, we’ll outsmart your toughest challenges.

The People Who Give Spitfire Our Spark: Jackeline Stewart

Kristen Grimm

By Kristen Grimm

Spitfire’s special sauce is its people. They are tremendously talented and committed. We know they would never brag about themselves, so we are going to do it for them. This occasional series gives you a chance to get to know the people of Spitfire better. Enjoy. Empowering voters and new… (read more)

SmartChart.org: Guiding strategic communication planning for 15 years and counting

Kristen Grimm

By Kristen Grimm

The same week I started Spitfire in 2002, Chris DeCardy – my mentor and the first person to hire me many years earlier – asked if I could write up a memo about how to do communication planning. No problem! I told him I’d have it to him by the… (read more)

Making Sense of Messy Truths with Tamara Thompson

Jae Aron

By Jae Aron
Senior Account Executive

At Spitfire, we pride ourselves in our ability to use effective communication to make positive change in the world. But in an era of “truthiness” and “fake news,” breaking through the clutter is easier said than done. To make our messaging stick, we need to understand not only what people… (read more)

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