Our Professionals

Don Fierce, Founder

Don Fierce founded Fierce & Associates, which in 1998 was renamed Fierce & Isakowitz and is today Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock. In 1993, Don took a leave of absence from his previous firm to serve at the Republican National Committee as Director of Strategic Planning and Congressional Affairs. As Director, he was the chief liaison to Republican members of the House and Senate. He also provided strategic planning for gubernatorial and congressional races. Don worked directly with the Republican leadership to coordinate legislative and communication strategy.

Don began his career in government and politics in 1969 in the office of Congressman Jim Broyhill of North Carolina. In 1970, he left to manage the successful campaign of Congressman Lamar Baker of Tennessee. Following that victory, he served on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant for three years to Congressman Walter Powell of Ohio. Don entered the Nixon/Ford Administration in 1973 in the office of Congressional Affairs at the General Services Administration. Three years later, he joined the Ford for President campaign as a regional field director responsible for five states. During the Reagan Administration, Don served for three years as a consultant to Lee Atwater.

Throughout his career, he has consulted on numerous congressional, senatorial and presidential campaigns. In 1994, he was instrumental in developing and implementing the Republican plan to regain majority control in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Don has two children and lives in Washington, D.C.