Fusion Strategies is a Political Campaign Consulting firm founded on the principles of teamwork and maximizing the strengths of its partners and associates, be it communications, operations, grassroots, fundraising, finance.
After working together for then Assemblyman Chuck DeVore as he ran for US Senate from CA, Paul Babbington, Scott Carpenter, Rohit Joy and Jason Scalese decided to combine their friendship and love for campaign teamwork in to Fusion Strategies, LLC. Nearly a decade later, Fusion Strategies has developed in to a Campaign Consulting firm trusted by California Republican candidates for local, statewide and federal office. Fusion has contributed to multiple Presidential campaigns and enjoys it's positive reputation as a hands on consulting team eager to elect not just outstanding conservatives, but people to public office.
Jason Scalese- Resides in Burlingame, San Mateo Country with his wife and two children. From "deep blue" territory, Jason most recently served as State Director for the Ted Cruz for President Campaign, managed field operations for a county supervisor race in WA state, managed a State Senate race that raised over $300K in a 17% GOP district. Jason is a confessed "event organizing" junkie and enjoys working with young conservative operatives as they build their careers to lead the campaigns of the future.
Rohit Joy- Resides in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County. Rohit serves as the CFO of Fusion Strategies LLC. He is a former chairman of the Contra Costa County Republican Party and helped lead the merger of the two Young Republican groups in California. Rohit is our master campaign treasurer, keeping abreast of integral campaign finance policies, deadlines etc... While a student at UC Berkeley, Rohit was publisher of the California Patriot, the conservative student publication on campus. Additionally, Rohit is a CPA licensed to practice in California.
Scott Carpenter- Resides in Cosa Mesa, Orange County. A seasoned veteran of the California Legislature serving in policy, communications and district management for multiple Republican legislators and County Supervisors. A native Southern Californian, after spending time in the State Capitol Scott has made his home in Orange County...not coincidentally much closer to the Dodgers
Paul Babbington- Resides in Aliso Viejo, Orange County with his wife and two children. Paul is a veteran of several Gubernatorial campaigns in CA and served as Chief Operating Officer for Chuck DeVore for US Senate, the campaign that led the birth of Fusion Strategies. Less active in day to day operations of campaigns, Paul focuses on initiatives, referendums and non-traditional campaign work.
Our Firm and Partners have an impressive list of candidates we have worked for and supported. Partial list...
Our Partners have served as Delegates to the California Republican Party, to the Republican National Convention, in leadership in the California Young Republicans, on their respective County GOP Committees.