Chad Bradley and Associates, Vandor Strategies and ex-Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.) have joined forces to create a government affairs and consulting firm called SBL Strategies. Chad Bradley started his firm, Chad Bradley and Associates, in 2003. Before that, he worked as the deputy chief of staff to Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.). Vandor Strategies is a government affairs and political consulting firm run by Jeff Loveng. Loveng is a former chief of staff to Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.). Sullivan lost the 2012 Republican primary, after serving Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district since 2002.