Stuart is one of the nation’s most successful political strategists and media consultants. For twenty-five years, Stuart has been the lead strategist and media consultant for some of the nation’s toughest political campaigns such as Senator Portman, Senator Blunt, Governor Haley Barbour, Governor Tom Ridge and President George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004. Most recently, Stuart was lead strategist for Governor Mitt Romney’s 2012 primary and general election presidential races.
In 2014, he was lead strategist for Senator Thad Cochran’s come from behind runoff win and led an 8 state Super PAC campaign to help secure the new Senate Majority. Beginning his political career in his native Mississippi, Stuart first worked on Thad Cochran’s campaigns and has gone on to help elect more governors and US Senators than any other current Republican media consultant.
Stuart has written five books, published numerous essays and articles, written extensively for both film and television, is a former Fellow of the American Film Institute and a current weekly columnist for The Daily Beast.