Bradley Tusk founded Tusk Strategies, a firm in New York City that specializes in political and strategic consulting. They work in tandem with clients, helping them to reach their complex goals. Tusk Strategies takes on all aspects of the client’s needs, hiring the proper team, overseeing the campaign and executing all transactions. Research clients have included Walmart, Genting, PENewark, NBC news and others.
Prior to founding Tusk Strategies, Bradley Tusk was the campaign manager for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, where he helped with Bloomberg’s re-election. Tusk was called “Bloomberg’s Secret Weapon” as a result by the New York Observer and he was named to Crains Business Weekly’s 40 Under 40 list.
Prior to his work with Bloomberg, Tusk was the Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers. From 2003-2006 Tusk was the Deputy Governor of the State of Illinois. Prior to this position, Tusk was the Special Assistant to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Communications Director for New York Senator Charles Schumer. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago Law School.