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A Message from Advantus Strategies Founder and Chairman.

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Advantus Strategies was established 25 years ago to assist businesses and organizations with working more effectively with government. Our company and our team have grown since Advantus was founded. Our professional team is focused on delivering sustained client successes. Today, we are working in a complicated modern environment, ensuring that we are supporting our clients with secure technology, great flexibility, and a full team approach for every client. As you look to your future in Virginia, I trust that Advantus can be a valued part of your team.

Bud Oakey Advantus Strategies Founder and Chairman
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Kathy Burcher

Senior Director of Government Relations

Legislative Strategist | Local Government Advocacy | K-12 Education & Market Specialist | Budget Analyst & Advisor

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Robert G. Crockett

President and Managing Director

Regulatory | Energy and Environment | Legislative Economic Development | Local Government

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Lauren Gilbert

Government Relations Associate
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R. Ronald Jordan

Managing Director

Managing Partner | State Appropriations, Budget, and Tax Policy Specialist | Public Safety and Transportation Advisor

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Judy Marchand Hampton

Business Services Strategy Consultant
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Daniel G. "Bud" Oakey

Founder and Chairman

Information Technology | Business Development Consulting | Technology Strategic Planning | Aviation | Economic Development

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Kyle Shreve

Director of Government Relations 

Legislative | Regulatory | Energy and Environment | Economic Development

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Craig C. Whitham

Vice President Business Services

Government Procurement | Information Technology | Technology Consulting | Public Sector Sales Consulting 

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John Paul "JP" Woodley

Principal Environmental and Energy Practice Group

Regulatory | Energy and Environment | Water Resources Development | Mitigation Banking

Latest news and success stories

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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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Kyle Shreve Named Director of Government Relations

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 Kyle Shreve as Director of Government Relations.

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