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We create individual strategies to meet your individual goals.

Specializing in lobbying and advocacy, business consulting and association management

State and local government

Navigating government is what we do.

Advantus Strategies offers an experienced team of professionals to assist private and public issues in four different sectors: Government, Business and Environmental Consulting, and Associations. 


Our team has extensive experience in these areas, which enables us to deliver custom solutions for any political or business challenge you may have.


Whether you need assistance with a long-term legislative issue or a quick turnaround project associated with your business, our team can guide you to a successful outcome.

Relationships are at the heart of our business.



Based in Richmond, VA

We have a deep understanding of government.

When you look at our experience, you’ll see that almost every one of our consultants has been part of a government group, worked with the legislature, or has had a wide variety of interactions with local or state government.


Our lobbying and advocacy practice enables our clients to be proactive in assuring policies developed are favorable to their interest. We have the knowledge and experience to help you achieve your goals in Virginia’s complex state and local government environment.


We specialize in:

 • Advocacy (legislative, executive and agency, boards and commissions)

 • Budget and appropriations information

 • Issue identification and research

 • Strategic counseling

 • Relationship building

 • Coalition building

 • Client group advocacy


Expertise in:

 • Budget, finance and tax policy

 • Education

 • Land use and natural resource policy

 • Environment and waterway issues

 • Transportation (roads, transit, aviation and ports)

 • Energy

 • Technology

 • Gaming, tobacco and alcohol

 • Economic development and infrastructure


We know what doing business with government requires.

Our business roots run deep in Virginia. From procurement and sales to regulatory issues, Advantus can help by consulting on every aspect of your business as it relates to government. Let us provide a window into working with state and local governments to meet your business objectives and strengthen your bottom line. 


Business Development Consulting

 • Business intelligence

 • Relationship building

 • Strategic planning

 • New business assistance  


Procurement Assistance

 • Contract reviews and negotiations

 • RFP development and review


Business/Government Services

 • Legislative monitoring

 • Regulatory consulting


Environment and Natural Resources

 • Waterways

 • Coastal policy

 • Agriculture policy

We know and understand government.





Tailored association and                 organization management solutions.


Successful associations and organizations need experienced management to run efficiently. Let Advantus Strategies take care of managing your organization or association. Our experienced team will guide your group so you can meet your membership and communication goals while sticking within your budget. 


Membership Development

 • Grassroots membership maintenance and growth

 • Campaign development and management


Membership Management

 • Meeting, conference and tradeshow planning and management

 • Bookkeeping, accounting and tax preparation

 • Communications (internal and external)

 • Strategic development consulting

 • Political action committee (PAC) management


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