Who We Are
We are a team of seasoned professionals with substantial experience in the fields of politics, finance, and technology. In addition to a wide-reaching network of business and political contacts, we bring considerable experience as CEO’s, founders, lawyers, and advocates. In other words, we get what it is you’re trying to do as a business owner or executive.
Roger Fleming, a founding partner, and author of Outsider Rules, found here, outsiderrules.com, practiced law in Florida as a litigator before moving to Washington DC to become Legislative Counsel and then Legislative Director to U.S. Congressman E. Clay Shaw. Subsequently Fleming served as a Minority Counsel and then Majority Counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives; and as a political appointee in the Administration of President George H.W. Bush. Thereafter he served as Counsel and Vice President of Government Relations to the U.S. Telephone Association, Executive Director of Congressional Affairs for US WEST Communications and Qwest, as Vice President of Dutko Worldwide, an international public affairs company, and then as Vice President of Federal Regulatory Affairs for Integra Telecom.
Roger is a member of the state bars of Florida, the District of Columbia and Montana.
Contact Roger at email@example.com or 571-212-1331.
Liz Marchi, a founding partner, is also the head of Community Engagement at Two Bear Capital, a top tier VC firm, led by Mike Goguen, focused on solutions to challenges in health and wellness. She is the founder of Frontier Angel Funds I and II, Montana’s first angel funds, which seeded more than $20 million in early stage risk capital. She served as the Advisory Board Chair of the Flathead Beacon, www.flatheadbeacon.com, an equity financed community media enterprise in Northwest Montana and writes about aging for Flathead Living Magazine, www.flatheadliving.com. Liz has a background in legislative and public policy issues related to business growth and development at the state and federal levels.
She served as President and CEO for 7 years of Montana West Economic Development and the Flathead County Port Authority focusing on marketing, communications and access to capital for economic and entrepreneurial development. She has raised funds for many organizations, and has served on the Board of North Valley Hospital, the Advisory Board of the Montana Meth Project, the Governor’s Economic Advisory Council, the ACE Scholarship Advisory Board, the Board of Code Montana, and as Vice Chairman of the Greater Polson Community Foundation. Liz led the effort to bring www.youthentrepreneurs.org to Montana classrooms. She has served as a Trustee of Hollins University and President of its Alumni Association.
Liz divides her time between Whitefish and the Marchi Ranch in Polson. She and her husband Jon raised Wagyu cattle for 35 years. She has three children, two stepchildren, four grandchildren and three Corgis.
Liz can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.