• Tim McGivern


    Tim McGivern is known in Washington as an expert relationship builder and problem solver, helping Washington’s largest corporate operations navigate a multitude of legislative, regulatory and political initiatives. Trusted and respected by Members of Congress and staff, Tim serves as an advocate for clients on government relations and political strategy.

    With more than 25 years of experience, Tim has served as a chief of staff in both the House of Representatives and the Senate and has successfully managed both Congressional and statewide campaigns for former Kansas Governor Sam Brownback. Tim handled a variety of issues for then-Congressman Brownback including his early support for the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Tim hired former Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, to serve as the legislative director for Brownback in both the House and Senate. While in the Senate, Brownback continued his focus on telecommunications issues and served on the Senate Energy, Foreign Relations, Environment and Public Works Committees. Currently, Brownback serves as the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom at the United States Department of State

    Tim has been a strong voice for the telecommunications industry on Capitol Hill. He has held leadership roles at the United States Telephone Association (now USTelecom), a leading trade association for the telecommunications industry, and AT&T, the nation’s largest telecommunications company. His expertise encompasses the full range of telecom issues, including privacy, internet tax, cyber security, and spectrum auctions. Tim has experience leading corporations through the intrusive government review process around large mergers and acquisitions. Tim also has substantial experience representing blue chip clients in the transportation and pharmaceutical industries.

    In 2017, Tim was appointed by Senator Pat Roberts to join the Advisory Committee of the Eisenhower Commission. This Committee includes four former Presidents, numerous former and sitting Members of Congress, and many other influential public figures. Tim is also a member of the board of directors of the National Republican Club of Capitol Hill.

    Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Kansas and a law degree from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, KS.

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