Governmental Consulting Solutions (GCS) is based in Springfield, Illinois and provides governmental affairs solutions to organizations including municipalities, colleges, businesses, not-for-profits and associations. We specialize in providing lobbying, consulting, and communication services for clients before Illinois’ legislative and executive branches.
Our strength lies within our team’s experience, knowledge, and reputation. We not only bring decades of experience in state government, but we bring unique skills that no other firm is able to provide. Our past and present successes will demonstrate that your challenging issues can be overcome with a realistic perspective, well-conceived planning and smart deployment of resources.
MEET THE TEAM
Jessica joined as a contractual lobbyist in October 2021, and brings over 18 years of experience with the Illinois Legislature.
John became a partner of our firm in January of 2013, and has 18 years of legislative experience,
Jim has been a registered lobbyist since 2004 and has experience in both the public and private sector.
Nick has more than 18 years of experience within state government operations and the General Assembly.
Our team is ready to address a wide range of political and governmental challenges.
State Budget Advocacy
The GCS team has over 20 years of combined experience in negotiating the annual state budget at the highest levels.
Policy Monitoring & Reporting
GCS utilizes resources and technology to ensure that we stay current on all upcoming proposed legislation and amendments.
An effective strategy relies not only on activity during the legislative session, but on organizing a continuing effort to develop & communicate your message.
Bill Drafting & Process Mgmt
We start with a concept and translate that into legislation that we will usher through the process.
With more than 10 years of experience managing governmental affairs for associations, GCS is a savvy partner for organizations ready to engage policy makers.