Building relationships in Virginia government for over 20 years to best deliver in these specialty areas.

Business Services

  • Ensuring your product or service is attractive to government agencies

  • Making the government technology procurement process easier and more efficient

  • Expanding opportunities to succeed through government technology contracting

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Public Policy

  • Advocating for and ensuring policies that are favorable to your interests

  • Comprehensive budget analysis while ensuring your priorities are represented

  • Achieving your goals through strategic government relations practices and the legislative process

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Local & Regulatory

  • Leveraging experience with regulatory agencies to support project development

  • Engaging all levels of government to advance projects

  • Advocating on behalf of clients regarding complicated energy, natural resource, and environmental matters in the General Assembly
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What do clients we’ve helped have to say about Advantus Strategies?

“With its considerable expertise and collaborative approach to achieving ambitious public policy objectives, the entire Advantus team is a visible and highly valued partner within our association’s community. Results matter and Advantus Strategies gets results.”

Executive Director Large statewide association

Latest news and success stories

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Advantus Strategies Celebrates 25th Anniversary!

RICHMOND, VA (May 22): On Wednesday, May 22, Advantus Strategies celebrated 25 years of business.

“We began Advantus focused on providing support to clients who do business with government, whether that’s providing business to government sales support, legislative advocacy, regulatory advice and counsel, or on essential functions of government like education, transportation or land use,” said Daniel G. ‘Bud’ Oakey, Founder and Chair for the company.

“The evolution of our company doesn’t happen without an experienced and dedicated team to provide service to our clients with integrity and a passion for succeeding on their behalf,” said Robert G. Crockett, President of Advantus for the last 14 years.

“Advantus is a regular fixture on important matters for Virginia’s General Assembly. I think we are respected for the way we conduct our business and our knowledge on issues of critical importance to our clients,” said Kathy Burcher, Vice President of Government Relations.

Advantus, which operates as private company in Richmond, celebrated its anniversary with client representatives – past and current and former and current team members. For more information about Advantus, click here.


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Lauren Gilbert joins Advantus Strategies Government Affairs Team

Advantus Strategies, a Richmond-based consulting firm specializing in government relations, business development and environment and natural resource matters, has strengthened its government affairs team with the addition of Lauren Gilbert as Government Relations Associate.

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