Chavous Consulting is a WMBE/DBE certified management consulting firm that has been licensed to do business in PA since 2010. Our firm combines proven grassroots oriented solutions with cutting edge innovation. Our team can help your campaign, business, or nonprofit identify strategic goals and the path to get there. With experiences ranging from running statewide campaigns, to managing multimillion dollar nonprofits our consultants understand the challenges you face and how to turn them into opportunities.



Dawn Chavous, Founder & President 

Dawn has successfully managed major public/private ventures, developed public policy programs and in 2010, founded Chavous Consulting, LLC, a boutique woman/minority owned and WMBE/DBE certified management consulting firm specializing in community engagement, strategic organizational planning and project management, event planning,  fundraising, and government relations. Chavous has experience working with for-profit and non-profit entities to enhance their organizational goals and community engagement efforts. She also has extensive experience working with elected officials and key stakeholders in all levels of government.

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April Perry-Mckellar, Director of Operations

A Philadelphia Native, graduated in 2009 from Saint Joseph’s University with a B.A. in Political Science. She previously worked in the fast paced hospitality industry as a Human Resources professional.  April uses her strong communication skills and organizational expertise to manage the  day to day operations of Chavous Consulting. April enjoys sewing, cooking, gardening and volunteering with multiple Philanthropic organizations.


Donna-Marie Duncan, Graphic Design Director

Donna specializes in creating, beautiful, professional designs for print, social media and websites. She has a CAM Foundation Diploma (Communications, Advertising and Marketing) and two undergraduate honors degrees in Fine Art and Marketing from London, UK Her graduate degree in Business Administration (Global Management) was attained in the US. This combination of studies and her 20 years of experience serving start-up to mid-size businesses, non-profit organizations, community and political campaigns, and elected officials give her the unique position to quickly interpret a clients vision into usable, effective messaging, no matter the medium.


Adam Nagel, Research & Communications Director

As the resident writing and research expert with a B.A. in History and Journalism from Hofstra University and a Masters in European History from The University of Rochester, Adam takes the lead on all grant writing and legislative research projects. Adam is an avid reader of U.S. History and a huge New York Yankees fan. 


Alex Rocca, Associate Consultant

A recent graduate from Temple University, Alex proudly holds a B.A. in History with the bulk of her studies focused on 20th century American political history. Her love of history, politics, and writing make her an avid researcher for any project. While not assisting with consulting at Chavous Consulting, Alex can be seen taking long walks around the city, dancing ballet, and working in the education department at the Museum of the American Revolution. 


Antoinette Minor, Social Media Manager 

Antoinette Minor is a digital marketing consultant and content creator. A Philadelphia native, she holds a bachelors degree in public relations from Temple University and a masters degree in communications from Drexel University. She currently supports the firm in managing all aspects of social media and advising the President on messaging via different media platforms. Antoinette enjoys spending time with her "first born" puppy Maci, listening to audio books and making Instastories.


Tamir Harper, Our Amazing Intern & recent graduate of Science Leadership Academy 

When Tamir is not preparing for his first year at American University, he enjoys working on campaigns, doing research, and running on the Schuylkill trail. We want to congratulate Tamir who just received a full scholarship to American University! He plans to major in Secondary Education and Communications.

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