Nation Consulting Team

Thad Nation, Founder and Senior Partner

Thad Nation is the founder and senior partner of the public strategies firm, Nation Consulting. Thad’s efforts at Nation Consulting are focused on high-level, strategic consulting as an advisor to multiple CEOs on messaging, politics and strategy. 

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Sachin Chheda, Partner

Sachin Chheda is a partner at Nation Consulting. He is an experienced communications, government relations, advocacy and nonprofit management professional. Sachin is frequently quoted in the news media as a source for political and business reporters.

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Jeff Blumb, Partner

Jeff Blumb brings a quarter century of high-level public relations and strategic communications experience to Nation Consulting, joining our team after more than two decades in the public relations efforts for the Green Bay Packers and prior to that, serving on the Miami Dolphins public relations team.

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Jason Rae, Partner

Jason Rae is a partner at Nation Consulting. He specializes in media relations, non-profit management, and local, state, and federal campaigns.

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Mary McCarthy, Senior Associate

Mary McCarthy is a senior associate at Nation Consulting, where she completes project work for a wide range of clients. 

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Annie Schmitz, Associate

Annie Schmitz is an Associate at Nation Consulting, where she works on various projects and offers support to Nation staff. In addition to being an Associate at Nation Consulting, she serves as the Managing Director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, a client of Nation Consulting.

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