Bios of Principals 


Get to know Neil and Kiki, who combined have more than 40 years of experience in the field. 


Neil Bradley 

Prior to forming Chartwell, Neil Bradley worked for nearly 20 years in the House of Representatives, including 10 years in the House Republican Leadership working for three different Republican Leaders. Most recently, Neil was Deputy Chief of Staff for Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and also for his predecessor as Leader, Rep. Eric Cantor.  As Deputy Chief of Staff, Neil was responsible for helping develop and manage the House’s legislative agenda, coordinating and managing the work of Committees in the House, and negotiating numerous pieces of legislation across a wide range of issues. Prior to working for the Majority Leader, Neil served as Policy Director for the former Republican Whip Roy Blunt and as Executive Director of the Republican Study Committee, the caucus of conservatives in the House of Representatives. Neil was regularly featured in Roll Call’s list of top fifty Congressional staffers.

Katherine “Kiki” Bradley 

Has over 12 years work experience on Capitol Hill working for three different House of Representative members including eight years with Speaker Dennis Hastert as a domestic policy advisor.  For the Speaker she handled such issues as welfare reform, education, labor, housing, financial services and outreach to conservative family organizations. After leaving the Hill, Kiki served as a Presidential Appointee in the Bush Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) running the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program.  As Deputy Director of the Office of Family Assistance, Kiki oversaw the day to day operation of the $16.5 billion TANF program as well as the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood initiative.  Most recently she was with The Heritage Foundation as a Research Fellow working on welfare policy and running a program she created to train young conservatives how to understand welfare policy and the policy-making process.