G.S. Proctor & Associates develops and maintains relationships with elected officials and their staff throughout Maryland and with our Congressional representatives in Washington D.C. We strategically guide our clients through the 90-day Maryland General Assembly, the federal appropriations process, and through the county legislative processes as well.
G.S. Proctor & Associates provides legislative and administrative lobbying to a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from institutions of higher learning education and non-profit organizations to local and regional businesses, and finally to governments on the federal, state, and local levels.
Through creating strategic partnerships with our clients, G.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc. has become the largest minority-owned and operated lobbying firm in Maryland. Consistently ranked among the top 10 earning lobbyists in the state, the firm represents excellence in the business community at large.
Federal Government Relations
Our Team comprises a team of skilled and expert professionals who have an in-depth understanding of the legislative, administrative, and political processes of the federal government. With over 25 years of combined and proven experience, G.S. Proctor & Associates has the ability to access relevant information and key government officials to assist clients in meeting their desired goals and objectives. G. S. Proctor & Associates enjoys political relationships in both parties of Congress and at the highest levels of the Executive Branch. Our working relationships extend across party lines and include contacts with significant committee chairs and ranking Congressional members. Over the years, G.S. Proctor & Associates has secured funding for a wide range of clients, including universities, nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and public school systems. Over the years, G.S. Proctor & Associates has secured funding for a wide range of clients.
State Government Relations
Our Team has a strong and visible presence in Annapolis, representing a variety of multinational corporations, regional and local businesses, governments, trade associations, and grassroots organizations. During each legislative session, we secure funds for local governments; work with legislators to craft legislation that sustains and encourages economic growth; support legislative initiatives for communities, and advocate for multinational corporations. During the legislative interim, we work with our clients to build relationships with legislative members, and executive-level officials. We position our clients to bid and win contracts from state agencies. We monitor and act on legislation that our clients identify as vital to their interests. As our diverse client list would suggest, we can successfully advocate for all of your legislative and executive needs with an equal sense of commitment, expertise, and integrity.
Local Government Relations
At the county level, our Team assists clients in matters ranging from planning, zoning, and economic development issues to wage and benefit matters. The G.S. Proctor Team, coupled with the firm’s understanding of client goals and community needs, has proven experience in developing and facilitating long term “good neighbor” relationships—relationships and partnerships that continue to evolve and benefit our clients and the communities that we serve. G.S. Proctor & Associates has secured grants, amendments, and approvals, through its work with elected officials and the local communities through outreach efforts that ensure that all affected parties are partners in progress. We assist our clients in grant writing, securing funds, developing policy issues, and planning for infrastructure development. In addition, we create opportunities for our clients to participate in discussions affecting public policy on a local and state level. We build strong support in the state legislature for the funding of major infrastructure projects. We have secured millions of dollars on behalf of our municipal clients.
Government Relations & Lobbying Practices
G.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc. represents clients at the federal, state, and local levels. Our team of experienced government relations professionals works with clients from all spectrums of the industry. At the federal level, G.S. Proctor & Associates represents universities and colleges in their pursuit of federal funding. At the state level, G.S. Proctor & Associates represents private businesses, trade, and professional associations, local government entities, and non-profit organizations. At the local level, G.S. Proctor & Associates represents clients on planning and zoning projects in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland.
G.S. Proctor & Associates develops and maintains relationships with elected officials and their staff throughout Maryland and with our Congressional representatives in Washington D.C. We guide our clients through the 90-day Maryland General Assembly, the federal appropriations process, and through the county legislative processes as well.
Several of the lobbying and government relations services we provide include:
- Representation of clients on state and local procurement matters
- Direct lobbying and client advocacy with elected and appointed officials
- Monitoring and vetting legislation
- Arranging meetings or presentations with members of the Maryland General Assembly, Maryland Congressional Delegation or state agency representatives
- Drafting of legislation or amendments
- Assisting in the preparation of client testimony and drafting position papers
- Testifying before legislative committees on the client’s behalf
- Preparation of federal appropriations earmarks requests and federal grant program applications
- Representation before local government officials on development and zoning matters
- Business development consulting and marketing
- Prince George’s Community College
- Prince George’s County Homeland Security
- Shelby County Government (TN)
- Adventist Healthcare, Inc.
- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
- Charles Regional Medical Center
- Interdynamics, Inc.
- Maryland Pharmacist Association
- MedStar Southern MD Hospital
- Strategic Behavioral Health, LLC
- City of District Heights
- D.C. Fire Fighters Local 0036
- Deputy Sheriff’s Association (PG)
Real Estate Developers
- Brandywine Investments (Meinhardt)
- Clark Construction Group, LLC
- Davey Street Partners
- Palisades Development
- Pleasants Construction
- St. Charles Companies
- Velocity Capital, LLC
- Walton Development & Mgmt.
- Brandywine Corner (Curtis-RF)
- Lidl US, LLC
- Royal Farms
- Wal-Mart, Inc.
- The Wills Group, Inc.
- AAA Mid-Atlantic
- Insurance Auto Auctions
- Purple Line Transit Partners
- Global Green Recycling, LLC
- Dominion Energy
- Exelon Corporation
- Mattawoman Energy, LLC (Panda)
- Pepco Holdings, Inc.
- Alice Ferguson Foundation
- NorthBay Adventure