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COALITIONS

To be truly heard, your message does not need to be louder – it must be stronger. By tapping our friends, allies, and strategic partners, we can help you build relationships with allies whose support can take your initiative to the next level. These partners could include emerging companies, international and local government systems, trade associations, nonprofits, universities, and members of the investment community.

We think creatively about blended coalitions, pulling in thought leaders and potential supporters from unexpected places. We serve as your connector, pinpointing the most effective partners, securing support, and following through with a plan for a unified front. Once connected, we can manage the coalition so that your strategic plans remain on course and focused on achieving your objectives.

Whatever the goal, by linking your priorities to those of other entities — be they associations, philanthropies, researchers, think tanks, government agencies, or other select coalitions — your message is amplified and your reach extended.

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Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6546

Senator Bond draws on his distinguished record of public service to represent clients on matters related to international trade, economic development, biotechnology, agri...

Senator Bond draws on his distinguished record of public service to represe...

Kit Bond
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6909

For more than 30 years, Jim has provided intellectual property counseling, communications, and government relations support to the information technology industry.

For more than 30 years, Jim has provided intellectual property counseling, ...

Jim Burger
Partner
Chicago
312 580 2232

John provides practical, strategic advice to clients on governmental and business matters.

John provides practical, strategic advice to clients on governmental and bu...

John Cullerton
Legislative Director
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6948

Ben serves as legislative director to Thompson Coburn's Lobbying & Policy Group.

Ben serves as legislative director to Thompson Coburn's Lobbying &...

Ben Grove
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6916

Chris came to Washington to attend college and has been at the intersection of politics and education ever since.

Chris came to Washington to attend college and has been at the intersection...

Christopher Murray
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6904

Ken has spent his entire legal career in the public and private sectors in Washington, DC and has a thorough understanding and appreciation of how lobbying can advance cl...

Ken has spent his entire legal career in the public and private sectors in ...

Ken Salomon
Advisor
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6944

With more than 15 years of public policy experience in Washington, DC, Kristin is a passionate advocate for her clients before Congress and the Administration.

With more than 15 years of public policy experience in Washington, DC, Kris...

Kristin Smith
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6924

Jane serves as counsel to transit agencies across the country on a range of issues from funding to project development to procurement.

Jane serves as counsel to transit agencies across the country on a range of...

Jane Sutter Starke