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A Message from Advantus Strategies Founder and Chairman.

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Advantus Strategies was established 25 years ago to assist businesses and organizations with working more effectively with government. Our company and our team have grown since Advantus was founded. Our professional team is focused on delivering sustained client successes. Today, we are working in a complicated modern environment, ensuring that we are supporting our clients with secure technology, great flexibility, and a full team approach for every client. As you look to your future in Virginia, I trust that Advantus can be a valued part of your team.

Bud Oakley Advantus Strategies Founder and Chairman
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Kathy Burcher

Senior Director of Government Relations

Managing Partner | Market Analyst | Catalyst | Entrepreneur | Leader

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Robert G. Crockett

President and Managing Director

Regulatory | Energy and Environment | Economic Development | Local Government

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R. Ronald Jordan

Managing Director

Managing Partner | Market Analyst | Catalyst | Entrepreneur | Leader

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Judy Marchand Hampton

Business Services Strategy Consultant

Managing Partner | Market Analyst | Catalyst | Entrepreneur | Leader

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Daniel G. "Bud" Oakey

Founder and Chairman

Information Technology | Business Development Consulting | Technology Strategic Planning | Public Sector Sales Consulting

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Kyle Shreve

Director of Government Relations 

Legislative | Regulatory | Energy and Environment | Economic Development

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Craig C. Whitham

Vice President Business Services

Information Technology | Government Procurement | Technology Consulting | Public Sector Sales Consulting 

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John Paul "JP" Woodley

Principal Environmental and Energy Practice Group

Managing Partner | Market Analyst | Catalyst | Entrepreneur | Leader

What do clients we’ve helped have to say about Advantus Strategies?

We wanted to get state and local government contracts and really didn’t know where to start. The Advantus team guided us throughout the process and really made it easy.

Senior Account Executive Software Technology Company

Latest news and success stories

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Kyle Shreve Named Director of Government Relations

Advantus Strategies, a Richmond-based consulting firm specializing in government relations, business development and environment and natural resource matters, has strengthened its government affairs team with the addition of Kyle Shreve as Director of Government Relations.

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Advantus Strategies Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

“We are pleased to add these two dynamic and experienced professionals to our senior team,” said Daniel G. “Bud” Oakey, Founder and Chairman of Advantus since 1998. “Their wisdom and acumen in matters related to government affairs deepen our capacity to serve our clients and build on the foundations that we have laid over close to a quarter century. ”

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