Millennium Consulting, your full-service marketing and public relations company.
Millennium Consulting is a full-service marketing and public relations company specializing in political campaigns, corporate and community relations, governmental affairs, issue advocacy and grassroots organizing. We offer clients the resources, direction and information they need to become successful, whether the objective is winning campaigns, earning press coverage or affecting public policy.
Millennium Consulting was established in 1998 and serves a wide array of political campaigns and corporate clients. Political campaigns have included those for the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, state legislatures, judicial positions, county commissions, school boards and town councils. We have also organized local and state efforts for Presidential campaigns. Corporate work has spanned initiatives by construction companies specializing in convention centers and road building to health care and communications companies. Other advocacy work includes a successful Florida grassroots effort in support of two U.S. Supreme Court nominees, anti-gambling measures, municipality ordinance changes, anti-tax initiatives, and approvals for commercial development projects. Millennium Consulting has also earned a strong reputation for winning Special Elections.
While campaigns share many similar needs and tactics, Millennium Consulting is dedicated to approaching each campaign with the candidate’s unique strengths and needs in mind. Whether you need a direct mail strategy, fundraising assistance, or complete campaign management, our team will work with you to create a plan that accomplishes your goals efficiently and effectively. We have a proven track record and a long list of satisfied clients, including many candidates who return to us to help them win re-election. We look forward to working with you to achieve victory on Election Day.
Put our experience to work for you.
Millennium Consulting is a full-service marketing and public relations company specializing in political campaigns, corporate and community relations, governmental affairs, issue advocacy and grassroots organizing. We offer clients the resources, direction and information they need to become successful, whether the objective is winning campaigns or affecting public policy.
John Dowless, President
John is a native Floridian with 24 years of experience in Florida elections that includes two presidential campaigns, a United States Senate race and multiple state legislative, judicial, county commission and municipal elections. John has also worked in Georgia, North Carolina and the Iowa Caucuses. In between elections, John works with companies in need of corporate-community relations.
A 2015 FloridaPolitics.com story stated that “Dowless is regarded as the best consultant in Central Florida going 7-0 Primary night last year and 14-2 for the Cycle.“ In 2014, Orlando Magazine named John to their “Twelve to Watch” list, which is an honorable mention to their Orlando 50 Most Powerful list.
In 2011, John was elected to the Edgewood City Council and was then selected Council President by his fellow board members in 2013. He also currently serves on MetroPlan Orlando Municipal Advisory Committee for transportation needs. Past appointments include Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Economic Summits Commission, Orange County Membership, Missions and Review Board (MMRB), which is charged with recruiting and recommending citizens for Orange County’s official advisory boards, and LYNX Citizen Advisory Council.
John graduated from Auburn University with a Business Degree in Economics and from the American Campaign Academy in Washington, DC. John currently resides in the Orlando area and serves and supports several charitable organizations including House the Hope for troubled teens, the Central Florida Employment Council, BETA Center, West Orange County Habitat for Humanity’s Veterans Project, and Quest for those with developmental disabilities.
Robert Randolph- Direct Mail Marketing
Robert Randolph has worked with John Dowless since 2000 overseeing the direct mail marketing for Millennium Consulting.
From 2000-2006, Robert was the president of Ralph Reed’s marketing firm and was oversaw the production of political direct mail and helped assembly grassroots organizations. Robert played a vital part in the George W. Bush presidential elections by producing nearly 10 million pieces of targeted mail in the battleground states. He also worked extensively with the Republican Party of Georgia and the Florida Republican House Caucus to win numerous state legislative and state senate campaigns.
In 1999, Robert worked with the Republican Party of Virginia and played a key role in the historic Republican takeover of the Virginia General Assembly.
Prior to creating political direct mail, Robert published The Virginia Conservative Magazine, a tabloid magazine dedicated to promoting Republican candidates and causes. The magazine featured conservative columnists such as Mona Charen, Walter Williams, Brett Bozell, Robert Novak, Thomas Sowell, and cartoonist Bob Gorrell. Over the years, it included exclusive interviews with well-known conservative leaders including Oliver North, NRA vice-president Wayne LaPierre, Governor George Allen, Senator John Warner, and Congressman Tom Davis. From 1994-1998, he also published other magazines including Pennsylvania Conservative, Mississippi Conservative, Florida Conservative and California Conservative.
Robert has designed and produced political direct mail for Governor George W. Bush and Governor Tom Ridge(PA), Lt. Governor John Hager (VA), Senator John Warner (VA), Senator Mel Martinez (FL), Congressman Tom Davis (VA, NRCC Chair), Congressman Tom Delay (TX, GOP Whip), Congressman Bud Shuster (PA), Congressman Rick Lazio (NY Senate Candidate), Congressman Roger Wicker (MS), Congresswoman Anne Northup (KY), Congressman Clay Shaw (FL), Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis, Lt. Governor John Hager, Lt. Governor Bill Bolling (VA), and Attorney General Bob McDonnell (VA).
In all, Robert has produced more than 75 million pieces of mail and worked on over 100 campaigns. Over the past two decades, he has built a reputation as one of the most efficient and dependable political direct mail vendors in the country.
Tina Leblanc- Graphic Design
Since 2000, Tina LeBlanc has worked with John Dowless providing graphic design and production of direct mail for Millennium Consulting.
Tina has a BS in Visual Communications, specializing in Graphic Design, from American InterContinental University and has over 12 years experience in Graphic Design and Production. She works in both Corporate and Political arenas.
Among the candidates Tina designed political direct mail for are: Florida – U.S. Senator Mel Martinez; Congressman Tom Feeney; Congressman Adam Putnam; Congressman Dave Weldon; State Senator Steve Wise; Representative Dave Murzin; Representative Eric Eisnaugle; Representative Joe Pickens; Representative Kelli Stargel; Representative Mike Horner; Representative Frank Attkisson; Representative Marty Bowen; Representative Chris Dorworth; Representative Greg Evers; Representative Bill Galvano; Orange County Commissioner Scott Boyd; Yes Yes Rail Commuter Rail Project and the Republican Party of Florida. Virginia: Attorney General Bob McDonnell; Lt. Governor Bill Bolling; Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis; Congressman Bob Goodlatte; Congressman Virgil Goode; Senator John Warner; Senator Steve Newman; Senator Nick Rerras; Senator Mark O’benshain, Senator Jay O’Brien and the Virginia Republican Party and has worked on campaigns in Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Maryland, Tennessee and others.
Tina has consistently created and delivered direct mail that includes a variety of collateral including: packaged mail, brochures, business cards, yard signs, newsletters, invitations, billboards, ads and more. In addition to direct mail production, Tina has managed projects to make sure direct mail is produced at the best quality possible and assures it is delivered on time to get the best possible results.