We help companies and people turn their ideas into reality.

Element Strategies is a research, strategy, and design company.

Multi-disciplinary is more than just a buzz word. Projects in today’s complex environment require many different types of expertise in combinations that are as unique as the clients we serve. The mission of Element Strategies is to help people and companies create specialized solutions for their specific needs. We help you assemble the pieces to successfully realize your vision. We turn ideas into reality.

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Ideas Into Reality

We’re professional consultants that think like business partners.

Who We Are

We believe that ideas become reality when a team can focus their efforts on a single goal, and successful outcomes depend on understanding the unique needs of our clients. We specialize in breaking down complex problems, conceptualizing end goals, developing custom-tailored strategies, and bringing all of the pieces together to turn an idea into reality.

The principals at Element Strategies have decades of experience in helping corporate, political, and non-profit clients achieve their potential. We have access to a diverse range of subject-matter experts that craft customized solutions for our clients' particular needs. We believe that clear intention, integrity, and a constant focus on project objectives are the shortest path to success for our clients.

How We Work

Every project begins with a conversation that frames the specific problem, scopes out the potential solution, and takes into account the nuances of your specific organization. We're fiercely protective of our "Ready, Aim, Fire" approach and know that solutions are entirely dependent upon how well the problem has been understood and articulated.

Once we've outlined the problem, we develop a strategic plan; leaning on our team of subject-matter experts. Whether we're designing a campaign targeted at a select group of decision-makers or a broad-based public relations strategy, we know the importance of understanding your audience and making an impact with our communication.

Ultimately, we know our clients are valued, strategic partners. Our end goal is to take your ideas and help you turn them into reality. Get in touch today and we'll get started.

Our Team

Russell Langley

Business Development, Government Relations, Legal & Compliance, Political Fundraising

Russell is a strategic thinker who uses a range of political, corporate, and legal experiences to help clients clarify and achieve their goals. Russell's areas of focus include strategic planning, media relations, fundraising, messaging, and legal compliance. He's a seasoned communications professional with over 20 years of business, legal, and political campaign experience.

Russell earned his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin.

Michael Hogenmiller

User-Experience Design, Online Media & Publications, Digital Product Design

Michael is a media savvy quick-study expert who uses a range of tech startup, visual design, corporate media, and political campaign experiences to help clients strategically plan and execute on their goals. Michael's areas of focus include visual design, advertising, television media, editorial publishing, and digital product development. He's a seasoned media professional with 10 years experience developing products for audiences of millions at major television networks, ad agencies, and media companies.

We’ve made a career of helping companies and people realize their potential.

Market Research

Market Research, Polling & Data Analysis

Our varied research tools help us gain important insights into the needs and motivations of your users. Techniques range from stakeholder interviews and usability tests to comprehensive public opinion surveys.

Market Research

Strategic Planning & Positioning

Our clearly-defined strategic process empowers you to visualize execution plans across multiple timetables and levels of investment. Strategically preparing for your ideas to reach the marketplace is our specialty.

Market Research

Business Development & Capitalization

Our team has extensive experience in identifying, cultivating, and delivering successful development programs that provide startups, non-profits, and political campaigns with the resources to meet their objectives.

Market Research

Strategic Messaging & Media Communications

Our decades of experience ensures that you deliver the right message to the right person at the right time. Messages can be communicated to a select group of decision makers or a mass audience in broadcast.

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Corporate Identity, Logo Design & Branding

A major component to generating positive change and meeting business objectives is creative thinking and smart design. When you have a grasp on your brand, you can control how your customer experiences it.

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Website Development & Social Media Strategy

We've designed web applications, publications, and marketing campaigns that have reached millions and generated millions in revenue. Strategic online tools are a crucial component of our arsenal.

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Legal & Regulatory Compliance

Our team has in depth experience helping organizations structure a detailed, comprehensive set of compliance protocols that prevent regulatory issues and allow you to focus on your business.

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Political Campaigns & Public Policy

Whether dealing with a ballot initiative or running for public office, our team can plan and execute a winning campaign strategy. We work with municipal, state, and federal campaigns nationwide.

Our clients are quick to point out the value in our partnerships.

Senator Wendy DavisTexas Senate

"Russell Langley is innovative, creative, and helps you understand an issue from every perspective. Most importantly though, Russell helps you cut through the chatter of the moment to craft solutions that are in your long-term best interests. Working with him has always been a pleasure."

Dan MiccicheDISD School Board

"When I ran for DISD School Trustee I had never been a candidate for public office before. Russell organized an amazing team that handled every facet of the campaign. His advice, insight, and hard work were key ingredients in my victory."

Scott BatesCEO, Center for National Policy

"Russell Langley has an unique ability to see the different layers of a situation and how they interact with each other. He is able to help clients see new possibilities and solutions that create the greatest positive impact."

Rep. Robert MiklosTexas House of Representatives

"Russell and I have worked together for many years. Russell always puts the client first. When I won a seat in the Texas House, Russell was invaluable to that win, always making sure that my campaign was in the strongest possible position. His integrity, commitment, and insight are invaluable."

We’re always looking for bright talent and valuable expertise; it’s our currency.

Open Positions

Social Media Strategist

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We’re great about getting back to you rather quickly, and we’ll do all of the work figuring out who you need to speak with on our team. We’ll hop on a call, you can tell us a bit about the latest problem you’re tackling, and we can figure out together how to solve it.

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