Strategic Alliances

The right partnerships are critical in determining whether a client’s objective can be achieved. Relationships are as important as processes in Washington, and reputation matters. There is always strength in numbers, and we pride ourselves on aligning with people who have a proven track record of success. We have developed a cadre of experts with a wide range of experience in several arenas. These alliances allow us to build a team to perfectly suit a client’s needs. 

 

Doucet Consulting Solutions, LLC

Shane Doucet is a Principal at Doucet Consulting Solutions LLC, a public policy and public affairs firm. Over the last 17 years, he has represented clients in a variety of areas including health care, public pensions, law enforcement, trade, national security and high-tech. He has been a leading voice on behalf of his clients on issues related to the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 and the Affordable Care Act of 2010.   Mr. Doucet has specialized in work to promote health and wellness measures before Congress, the Administration, HHS, CMS, EEOC and the NAIC. Additionally, during his time at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), he led successful coalitions bringing diverse sides together on health care reform and tax reform.

Mr. Doucet has moderated panels comprised of top union, business and trade association representatives on the impact of health reform and has been a featured speaker for over 250 CFOs on health and wellness provisions of the Affordable Care Act.  He has also been a featured speaker for such organizations as the Population Health Alliance, American Heart Association, National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, and California Employee Retirement System Educational Forum. He has also written opinion pieces in The Hill newspaper.  

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The Randel group, llc

The Randel Group is a full-service government relations firm offering clients assistance with Congress and the Administration.  The Randel Group has extensive experience working in Washington, DC to help clients achieve their government relations objectives. 

Lowell currently serves as President of The Randel Group, LLC, a government relations firm in the Washington, DC area. He has over 20 years of public and private sector experience working on food and agriculture policy issues in Washington, DC.  Prior to founding The Randel Group, LLC, Lowell served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and also served as Director of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Research, Education and Economics Mission Area at USDA. 

Prior to joining USDA, Lowell was Senior Associate for Meyers and Associates, a Washington based government relations firm. He also held the positions of Assistant Legislative Director for AESOP Enterprises, an agriculture focused government relations firm in Washington and Coordinator of Trade and Federal Issues at the Texas Department of Agriculture.

Lowell holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Development, both from Texas A&M University.  He also received a Juris Doctorate from George Mason University.