About us

In 2002, Brandon Scholz and Michelle Kussow formed The Capitol Group, drawing on more than two decades of interest and involvement in government and politics.

“Thanks to you Michelle for this outstanding achievement. Without your understanding and political savvy, this would not have been possible” 
– Jim Luedtke, Wisconsin Water Quality Association

Brandon Scholz and Michelle Kussow provide for clients a thorough knowledge and inside understanding of the Wisconsin State Legislature, the vast array of state regulatory and administrative agencies, the Wisconsin Congressional delegation, and the nuts and bolts of politics, lobbying, and grassroots activities in Wisconsin.

The Capitol Group’s executive management experience provides the basis for exceptional association management, grassroots projects and public affairs strategies to better provide for their clients.


Brandon Scholz

michelle kussow

emma corning
executive director
Wpga & WiPerc

Scott Coenen
Executive Director
Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum (WCEF)