Capitol Operations

Full-service accounting, human resources, compliance and operations consulting.


Capitol Operations is a full-service operational consulting firm. We specialize in political campaigns, political action committees, startups and non-profits. To start a business or run a campaign you need to have passion for your product, service or candidate but once  
you’re up and running, the details and complexities of the day-to-day necessities can be more than you expected.  That’s where we come in. Capitol Operations offers a suite of services to help operational managers and business owners handle operations.

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We provide the services you need to set up
and run your organization or business.


Capitol Operations is at the forefront of non-profit and political operations advising. With a decade and a half of experience in compliance, operations and finance with leading consulting firms, political action committees and campaigns, Capitol Operations has the knowledge and experience to strengthen your existing organization or to help build your startup.

Capitol Operations founder, Hailey Arends, is an expert at overseeing the day-to-day functions of everything needed to run large firms, small businesses and political organizations. She has managed business operations for several DC based consulting firms and led the operations team for Tim Kaine’s successful bid for Senate in Virginia, as well as Governor Martin O’Malley’s Political Action Committees in Maryland.

Before forming Capitol Operations, Hailey served as Budget Director and Interim Chief Financial Officer on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. She worked on the 2006 Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Independent Expenditure paid media operation, resulting in a Democratic Senate majority.

The Capitol Operations team has managed accounting, compliance, human resources and operations for statewide campaigns and political action committees as well as several 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) interest groups and small businesses. We will guide you through the complexities of managing your political action committee, non-profit, business or startup.

It’s not easy, but we’re here to help.





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Nearly fifteen years experience with political campaigns, non-profit
organizations and startups at your disposal.


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Washington, DC