Our 5 Principles

of Success



Amateurs talk strategy.
Professionals talk logistics.

We are masters in the logistical arts of Washington communications and public affairs.


Public Relations

Your business has countless stakeholders, and we're here to help you build mutually-beneficial relationships to get the most out of every interaction.

Coalition Leaders

Coalitions are at the heart of getting things done in D.C., which is why we specialize in helping your business plug-in to or even creating coalitions to help you advance your business objectives. 


Public Affairs Research

Good public policy arguments are just as important as knowing the key policymakers themselves. That's why we have spent years building a mastermind network of thought-leaders that you can draw upon.

Event Management

After you've developed your strategy and policy arguments, we will help you plan and execute events that will effectively deliver your message to the right audience.

Creative Design

A key part of success in our business is keeping your creative edge sharp. That's why we employ innovative approaches in everything we do to help our clients outshine the competition.

Digital Advocacy

Technology has transformed the way we advocate for our businesses so drastically, and we can show you how to strategically harness online activities by your stakeholders towards influencing public policy.


Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation.

Our experience team is always well-prepared.

Clelia Evans Walters

Chair & Co-Founder

Clelia Evans Walters founded CharterHouse LLC in 2016 and serves as Chair of the firm, working closely with her long-time friend, Kathy Anderson, who serves as President. 

Kathy Anderson

President & Co-Founder

Kathy Anderson leads the firm and is a veteran Washington organizer who has worked with some of the most prestigious trade associations and Fortune 500 companies in our nation's capital.

Sarah Murphy

Chief Coalitions Officer

For nearly 20 years, Sarah Murphy has been a noteworthy leader in coalitions and interest groups, among many other accomplishments. As our Chief Coalitions Officer, Ms. Murphy leverages her experience to help clients successfully produce a specific change through carefully cultivated partnerships.

Erica Wildberger

Director of Event Management

Erica leads our event management business, overseeing all logistics leading up to and during an event, whether it’s a corporate board meeting, university conference, or political fundraiser.

Rebekkah Johnson

Creative Director

Rebekkah is the newest member of our team, joining in early 2021. She is an experienced graphic & web designer, marketing professional, and general ‘Jill-of-All-Trades’ whose expertise has served countless businesses and professionals for over ten years.



We are who we protect.

Representing our clients is both a privilege and a responsibility.

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Knowledge alone is not power.

The amount of information out there today is overwhelming. We pride ourselves on our skills of discernment - with unique ability to help our clients focus on what's truly important.



"The best way to predict the future is to create it."
- Peter F. Drucker

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you in Washington.