As the President of Principium Consulting, Inc., and Vice President with Century Strategies, LLC, Gary Marx has a variety of political and organizational experiences which help him serve his clients. He currently works on numerous corporate, non-profit, and campaign projects. His most high profile work has come as the Executive Director for the Judicial Confirmation Network during the successful confirmation battles of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito. Past clients include Let Freedom Ring, Christian Blind Mission International, and the California Republican Party.
Gary came to be a leader in the judicial battles after a posting at the Bush-Cheney 04 National campaign headquarters where he spearheaded outreach to conservatives for the campaign. In particular, his coalitions program helped increase the President’s share of the “values voters” to 21.3 million or 36 percent of the total Bush vote.
Before joining the Bush-Cheney team, Gary served as Development Director and lobbyist for The Family Foundation of Virginia, While working at this state affiliate of Focus on the Family, Gary helped raise close to $1 million dollars and played a key role in what many observers believe to be the most successful years ever for pro-family legislation in the Virginia General Assembly.
Before joining The Family Foundation, Gary worked with the firm Century Strategies, headed by Dr. Ralph Reed. His primary project was the George W. Bush for President Campaign where he initiated out reach to social conservative voters during the primary and general election campaigns in 2000.
Gary began working full-time with Century Strategies after serving as the Executive Director of the Virginia Christian Coalition during the historic 1999 General Assembly elections where pro-family conservative voters played a key role in helping elect the first Republican majority since 1885.
A graduate of James Madison University, Gary majored in political science. He also holds a Master’s degree in Political Management from Regent University.
Gary has been a featured speaker for prominent organizations such as The Federalist Society, The Leadership Institute, Hanns Seidel Foundation, The International Republican Institute and The Council for National Policy.
Gary and his wife Aimee currently reside in Central Virginia and have two daughters, Faith (3) and Avery (1).