Regulatory & Project Development

Consulting on complex projects and regulatory matters involving local and state officials.

Why have us as your Regulatory & Project Development team?

Advantus has a veteran, experienced team with the necessary skillset required to support our clients on environmental, energy, and regulatory matters. Navigating today’s complex policy and regulatory process requires experienced experts. We help companies and organizations with complicated permits, supporting proposed and final rulemaking, and reviewing and advocating for legislation affecting Virginia’s economic competitiveness and conserving our natural resources. Our comprehensive approach utilizes data and information, and we can assist clients with economic, environmental justice, and other considerations – all to support their goals and objectives.


How we can help clients maneuver the complexities of environmental or regulatory matters.

  • We bring a strategic perspective, incorporating comprehensive public affairs and outreach, essential data analysis, and other public policy tools
  • We assess projects and collaborate with stakeholders to effectively facilitate and advocate for successful outcomes
  • We have decades of experience addressing complicated environmental and natural resource issues and a proven track record of successes

What do clients we’ve helped have to say about Advantus Strategies?

Advantus’ efforts have been vital to our company revamping our government and regulatory affairs efforts in Virginia. Their team is able to navigate complex political and regulatory environments with ease while producing tangible results for our business.

Government and Regulatory Affairs executive U.S.-based Fortune 500 Company

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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