Rob is the leading expert on running issue advocacy campaigns in Illinois. Insightful and strategic, Rob has a 30,000 ft. view of the Illinois ecosystem, understanding the politics and the players, the communities and the issues and how to align it all to help clients achieve their goals. Rob’s natural analytical skill is informed by years of problem solving in politics and government affairs.
At Resolute, Rob develops strategies that encompass complex legislative initiatives, moving through political hurdles and maneuvering around unforeseen obstacles to shape decisions that drive success for our clients.
He manages a team of client service professionals day-to-day and provides strategic counsel to clients across a spectrum of industries, leading issue advocacy and earned media campaigns and advising clients on the most effective ways to secure regulatory and other approvals at the local, state and federal levels. His sector expertise includes energy, telecommunications, real estate and land use, and transportation.
Rob led Resolute’s award-winning “Moving Beyond Congestion” campaign on behalf of the Regional Transportation Authority and has led efforts on behalf of McDonald’s, Uber, CTA, Google and American Beverage Association.
Prior to joining Resolute, Rob was director of government relations for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and was an aide to the Hon. Michael J. Madigan, Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives.