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Eau Claire, WI 54702-0187
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John believes state governments are the laboratories of democracy, a place where people may effectuate the greatest amount of change.
As such, public affairs professionals serve a vital role by informing lawmakers on an array of topics critical to business or industry.
In his role with Ruder Ware, John serves as a voice for the firm’s clients, advocating for their interests by engaging in meaningful and strategic communications. He also works with clients to monitor legislative topics and proposals of significance.
Prior to joining Ruder Ware, John held positions in both state and local government. Most recently, he served as the government relations director for a taxpayer association, where he represented the diverse interests of that group’s statewide membership in the state capitol.
He has experience in communicating on and advocating with respect to a wide range of issues, including:
John is an aviation enthusiast, enjoys traveling stateside, and goes out of his way to visit state capitol buildings wherever possible. A Milwaukee native, he resided in Madison for a decade before relocating to Eau Claire in 2020. John is happily married, and, in his free time, can be found doting on one of his two rescued Labradors or enhancing his garden with native Wisconsin perennials.
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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.A. Communications (2011)