Righteous is a veteran-owned business powered by Righteous Founder and President Paul Rieckhoff’s unmatched experience in media, politics, strategic communications, branding, advocacy, military and veterans affairs, online organizing, philanthropy, and social impact. He’s a renowned thought-leader, strategist and social entrepreneur recognized as an elite Ashoka Fellow, featured on the cover of Time Magazine and called on by the media and America’s top political leaders often. Rieckhoff’s also been a leader in developing and executing groundbreaking military and veterans cause-marketing campaigns with leaders like the AdCouncil, Miller/Coors, Google, Victory Motorcycles, HBO, JCPenney, the Knight Foundation, JCRT, and more. From televised concerts on the National Mall in Washington, to July 4th activations with Major League Baseball, to signing ceremonies at the White House, to camouflage clothes to benefit veterans, he has been a driving creative and strategic force for almost two decades.


Our experience is complemented by a driven team of exceptional leaders with unique skill sets. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies launching veterans programs, to city governments, to films in need of technical consulting, to networks hosting political events with presidential candidates, to technology start-ups. Our unique expertise in understanding the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and Congress is also extremely valuable in today’s environment and especially for those seeking to prepare for constant political change, defend against regulation and attacks, explore a wide range of government contracts, and make transformative social impact.



Original features, docs and mini-docs. Powered by brand dollars, film sales and events, Righteous Films leverages our deep relationships and extensive experience producing and partnering with film projects.

We’ve managed multimedia campaigns of all sizes and scales. From Super Bowl PSAs to research initiatives  we’ve managed and produced at the highest level. 

Rieckhoff and the Righteous team have a long history of  leading game-changing, bi-partisan policy, political, legislative and judicial wins.

Organizations that do good are leaders that do well. It’s at the foundation of everything Righteous does. See how we can help you and your brand help the helpers with a better plan.