OUR TEAM IS PROACTIVE AND WORKS WITH PASSION AND COMMITMENT.

We’ve built our firm around innovation, which is why we constantly challenge the typical approach to advocacy.

Our Team

Josh Ackil

Josh has the unique experience of working in the White House and for the Leaders of both the Senate and the House of Representatives…

Matt Tanielian

As co-founder of the Franklin Square Group, Matt has built a reputation as a leader and strategist, directing major industry coalitions…

Kara Calvert

The world’s most innovative companies turn to Franklin Square Group because our team understands them, and understands…

Brian Peters

Brian has achieved a wide range of government and advocacy experience in a relatively short time, already being recognized…

Brian Worth

Brian has proven experience building bridges between Silicon Valley and Republican political leaders in Washington….

Sarah Beth Jansen

From cybersecurity and government surveillance to immigration and patents, Sarah Beth Jansen is hard-wired into the biggest tech issues in Washington…..

Troy Perry

Troy Perry joins Franklin Square with more than 10 years of experience on political campaigns and Capitol Hill.

Latest Press

Ackil Named One of Washington’s “Most Influential People”

Washingtonian, Feb 25, 2021

TheBridge Profile: Kara Calvert

TheBridge, Dec 4, 2019

Tech’s Front Line in Washington, DC

The Information, June 5, 2019

Troy Perry Joins Franklin Square as Partner

February 15, 2019

Brian Peters Testifies Before Congress

January 30, 2018

Sarah Beth Jansen Joins Franklin Square Group as Partner

October 24, 2017

Brian Worth Joins Franklin Square Group as Partner

March 21, 2017

Tech Leaders Seek to Mend Rift with Trump

Politico, November 15, 2016

The Hill : Top Lobbyists 2016

The Hill, October 26, 2016

F.A.A. Issues Commercial Drone Rules

New York Times, June 21, 2016

Privacy fears: Panel has advice for drone operators

U.S. News & World Report, May 20, 2016

Statement on the Announcement of the Drone Manufacturers Alliance

April 4, 2016

Op-ed: Ad Blockers Aren’t the Solution to Eliminating Bad Ads from the Web

Huffington Post, April 1, 2016

Op-ed: If Banks Fear Screen Scraping, Why Are They Fighting the Alternative?

American Banker, January 4, 2016

Amazon, Apple and Google Unite Behind Financial Innovation Coalition

re/code, November 2, 2015

Silicon Valley’s Army of Advocates in Washington

re/code, May 20, 2015

Tech Giants Get Deeper into D.C. Influence Game

POLITICO, JANUARY 21, 2015

GoPro Goes to D.C.

POLITICO, JANUARY 16, 2015

Is Uber Democratic or Republican?

BLOOMBERG, JANUARY 14, 2015

Lobbying on the ‘Internet of Things’

WASHINGTON POST, September 14, 2014

The New Landscape of Lobbying

WASHINGTON POST, June 1, 2014

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