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The Team at Hathaway Strategies

Anne Hathaway

President & CEO

Anne Hathaway is president and chief executive officer of Hathaway Strategies, an innovative grassroots public affairs firm headquartered in Indianapolis. Anne has extensive public service and political experience as a member of the George H.W. Bush White House, U.S. Treasury Department and the Republican National Committee.

Since 2018, Anne has served as Indiana’s National Committeewoman on the Republican National Committee and has served the RNC as a member of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 GOP Convention in Charlotte, on the Temporary Committee on Elections, and the Temporary Committee on RNC Meetings.

Anne served at the White House as Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Scheduling and Public Liaison for Vice President Quayle, was Chief of Staff and Midwest Regional Political Director for the Republican National Committee, Program Director for the 2012 Republican National Convention, and was Executive Director of the Indiana House Republican Campaign Committee.

Anne currently serves as Executive Director of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series, which has trained over 550 Hoosier women to engage in public service and politics. In addition, Anne chairs and serves on many local and national not for profit boards and is a sought-after speaker, especially about the current state of political affairs and the leadership roles women can play in business and politics.

Anne also serves as the Executive Director of the Indiana Medical Device Manufacturers Council (IMDMC), an association of medical device manufacturers and associated companies established to promote the medical device industry.

In 2019, Anne received the Career Achievement Award from the University of Illinois College of Agriculture. In 2015, Anne was named an Indianapolis Business Journal Woman of Influence. Other awards and honors include being named to POLITICO’s Top 50 Politicos to Watch, 2013 Torchbearer Award Winner from the Indiana Commission for Women, the Lugar Series Nancy A. Maloley Public Service Award, the Iron Jawed Angel Award from the National Excellence in Public Service Series and in 2016, the National Association of Women Business Owners – Indianapolis Trailblazer Award.


Tim Phelps

Vice President

A veteran operative with years of experience at the local, state and national levels, Tim Phelps specializes in campaign management, strategic planning, and grassroots/field operations to craft creative solutions for corporate and political clients as vice president of Hathaway Strategies.

Since joining the company in 2010, Tim has built a reputation as a jack-of-all-trades problem solver who is as likely to be found helping clients craft effective messages or digital strategies as he is working behind the scenes running audio and visual production at client events.

In 2016, he served as lead strategist on a successful campaign that defeated the only incumbent Democrat on Indiana’s statewide ballot, earning over 1.4 million votes in a 53 percent victory.

Tim also has years of experience in scheduling, advance, logistics and event management; serving as producer or lead at major events ranging from rallies and press conferences to inaugural ceremonies and statewide gubernatorial debates.

Prior to joining Hathaway Strategies, Tim served as Political Director and Deputy Campaign Manager for a gubernatorial candidate in Michigan where he directed all voter contact, field and turnout efforts and developed new media strategies for the campaign. Previously, he was senior advisor in the Michigan Department of Attorney General.

Phelps spent two election cycles at the Republican National Committee in Washington, D.C., eventually serving as director of special projects in the Political Division. While at the RNC, he worked directly with national, state and local candidates as well as state parties and activists across the country as the point person for hundreds of political, finance and grassroots events in nearly every state. He also completed a stint as a regional field director in Iowa and as a state legislative staff member in Michigan.

Tim is a native of Dearborn, Mich. and a graduate of the James Madison College at Michigan State University. He resides in downtown Indianapolis.

Phelps serves as an executive board member of the Indianapolis Downtown GOP Club and is a member of the Indiana Farm Bureau and the Columbia Club. An avid baseball fan, Tim has attended a game in over 100 major and minor league ballparks across the United States and Canada. He is a lifelong fan of the Detroit Tigers and a season ticket holder for the AAA Indianapolis Indians. In addition to baseball, he enjoys travelling, downhill skiing, the Indianapolis 500, live music and Spartan victories on the basketball court and gridiron.