A product of Southwest Oklahoma, Hope Sutterfield grew up in Duncan and started her career at 17 working for a software company focused on municipal and county governments. After 10 years of working with municipal and county governments and 5 years of running the software department, she started her own business providing consulting, fundraising, government affairs, and development services to local candidates, businesses, and nonprofits in Oklahoma.
In 2019, Hope began devoting her full attention to her business, working with Oklahoma nonprofits, private companies and political candidates ranging from local state representatives and senators to Oklahoma’s Senior U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe.
Hope joined EMBLEM Strategies as a Strategic Partner in July 2021, bringing to the firm her unique perspective to understand the needs of local governments while also providing insight into the political and governmental aspects as it pertains to federal funding. Since the beginning of her career, Hope has always had a focus on finding data driven solutions and works to incorporate sound data in everything she does.