Comprehensive Government Affairs

With a reputation for strategy and honest hard work on both sides of the aisle, our firm achieves client goals through close-working relationships and critical insight into policymaking.

We’re trusted to represent key industries and sectors of public service because we seek meaningful partnerships that get the job done for our clients. The Penman Group is committed to working with clients to provide creative and innovative ways to improve Missouri and our region.

Our team starts by working closely with you to identify strengths and opportunities for your organization. From implementing policy that creates room for innovative market approaches to improve your business, to modifying the rules and regulations governing existing programs, The Penman Group produces results.

Capitalizing on strategic networks and a comprehensive set of expertise, we execute action plans to protect and further your organization’s mission.


  • Policy Development
  • Lobby State Elected Officials
  • Budget & Appropriations
  • Coalition Building
  • Government Procurement
  • Strategic Communication & Grassroots Mobilization
  • Political Giving
  • Education & Training



Situated in the heart of Jefferson City, The Penman Group is your full-time advocate for all-things government affairs.

Built on experienced, creative and evidence-based strategies we engage a wide variety of stakeholders to execute fully integrated policy action plans at the state level.

Scott listened to our company’s needs, developed a clear plan and helped our company secure strategically important and financially significant business with the state.
— Dave Clements, Account Executive for Lenovo USA


  • Coordinate Legislative Agendas over Multiple States
  • Manage Contracts and Lobbyist efforts over Multiple States 
  • Develop Clear & Consistent Messaging across Regions

The most impactful changes in state and regional policy are achieved through consistent and clear management of government affairs.

The Penman Group coordinates legislative work throughout multiple states, providing an efficient and strategic approach to regional government solutions.

Their strategic precision in identifying opportunities to improve healthcare access, prevention, and treatment has benefited the people of Missouri and has provided a model for policy for other states seeking best practices
— Matt Keppler, Midwest Regional Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs for the March of Dimes


  • Leadership and Committee Development  
  • Meetings & Events
  • Membership Support
  • Financial Management 
  • Marketing & Communications 
  • Administrative Operations



Through our affiliation with C2C Association Management Solutions, our client services go beyond government affairs. C2C offers over 15 years of experience in managing a wide array of associations.

C2C can fully manage your association, or just provide some support so you can dedicate your time to the bigger picture.

...the impact and influence of school counselors have increased in Jefferson City as a result of The Penman Group’s lobbying and association management
— Shari Sevier, Director of Advocacy, Missouri School Counselor Association