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Introducing Vantage ROI: Providing leaders critical insight for savvy decision-making

Startup from seasoned legal and political adviser Chris Gober offers risk assessment and strategic guidance to help navigate competitive landscapes

AUSTIN, Texas – Chris Gober, managing partner and founder of The Gober Group, announced today the launch of his latest company, Vantage ROI. The new consultancy partners with businesses and political leaders to provide them with the actionable information they need to make well-informed decisions and calculated moves in challenging environments.
Through high-end information gathering, Vantage ROI helps leaders understand specific risks and opportunities so that they can confidently make decisions from a position of knowledge and power.
“Vantage ROI was built on the philosophy that effective risk management requires asking the right questions and providing clients with actionable intelligence,” said Gober, who has more than 15 years’ experience providing strategic advice and guidance to high-profile clients operating in the political ecosystem. “That’s why our team focuses on the critical details that put leaders in the best possible position to make smarter decisions, hit their targets, and achieve their goals.”
Chris is joined by Simone Ledeen and John Lappe, who will be acting as the Managing Directors of Vantage ROI.
With locations in Austin, Texas, and Rosslyn, Virginia, Vantage ROI offers a variety of customizable services, including Risk Assessment and Mitigation, Competitive Intelligence/Business Development Support, Cyber, Due Diligence and Stakeholder vetting, Internal Vulnerability Assessments, Litigation Support, Financial Crime Investigations, and Political Research.
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About Chris Gober, Founder and Chairman of Vantage ROI
Chris’s national law practice is focused on constitutional and political litigation, government investigations and enforcement actions, and providing strategic advice and guidance to elected officials, candidates, political committees, corporations, trade associations, nonprofits, and donors on all aspects of their participation in the political and public policy process. Chris has previously served as General Counsel to the Republican Party of Texas, General Counsel to the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Deputy Counsel to the Republican National Committee, and Counsel in the Office of Legal Policy at the U.S. Department of Justice.
About Simone Ledeen, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Vantage ROI
Simone has served in various U.S. Government and business leadership positions, most recently as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy. Her prior U.S. Government work, including on multiple oversees deployments, influenced key counterterrorism activities, intelligence collection and analysis, as well as military information support operations involving cyber and disinformation, irregular warfare, direct action, sensitive special operations and personnel recovery/hostage issues. She is a Senior Fellow at the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue where she focuses on the nexus of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
About John Lappe, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Vantage ROI
John has provided research for political campaigns, legislative caucuses, and political action committees at every level government, ranging from candidates for city council to candidates for President of the United States. Prior to co-founding Vantage ROI, John founded a research and intelligence firm that provided corporate and political services, including opposition research, vulnerability studies, vetting and litigation support.