Kyle Ruckert currently serves as President of Bold Strategies, a full service political consulting and government relations firm. Before founding Bold Strategies, Ruckert served as campaign manager for David Vitter for Governor and as campaign manager for Vitter’s successful 2010 and 2004 U.S. Senate races. In addition to his management of multiple statewide political campaigns, Ruckert is a forward looking leader with more than 15 years senior management experience as Chief of Staff in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill.
Ruckert has served as senior advisor to multiple Republican Presidential campaigns, including President Trump, and is a veteran of over 100 republican campaigns. As campaign manager for Vitter’s U.S. Senate race in 2004, Ruckert coordinated the first Republican U.S Senate campaign victory in Louisiana history. Declared “nearly flawless” by the Times Picayune, Ruckert’s work on the Senate campaign earned him recognition by Campaigns and Elections Magazine as one of 10 Republican ‘Rising Stars’ in national politics.
Ruckert’s work at the highest levels of Capitol Hill and managing multiple statewide campaigns has cemented his reputation as a strategic thinker and someone with some of the most extensive contacts in Louisiana and Washington, D.C. to benefit Bold Strategies clients.
Ruckert graduated from Jesuit High School and earned a B.A. in Political Science and History from Tulane University. He serves as a guest speaker at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication and at the Louisiana Institute of Public Policy and Politics. He and his wife Lynnel have two children, Jack 10 and Mary Kyle 7.