Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs Expands Washington DC Lobbying Group

Travis Lumpkin, longtime Capitol Hill aide and Former Senior Economic Advisor to U.S. Senator Patty Murray (WA) and Senior Aide to U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (WA) joins governmental affairs firm

Jul 17, 2012, 15:10 ET from Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs (GTH-GA) announced today that Travis Lumpkin has joined the firm's Washington D.C. office as Vice President.  Travis will provide federal government affairs services to a diverse range of GTH-GA clients.  

"We are extremely excited that Travis has decided to join our firm," said Dale Learn, Vice President in charge of Gordon Thomas Honeywell's Washington DC office.  "Travis is well known for his expertise, his intelligence and his ability to provide creative solutions on federal issues.  His impressive career and unique understanding of the federal government, both Executive and Legislative Branches, will further enhance our abilities to offer productive solutions to our clients," said Learn.

Travis joins the firm after serving nearly six years as U.S. Senator Patty Murray's Senior Economic Advisor.  Prior to working for Senator Murray, Travis also served as a senior policy advisor to U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell and on the staff of U.S. Representative Rick Larsen.  In those capacities, Travis became a national expert in several critical federal funding and policy areas, including transportation and infrastructure, housing, community development, economic development, finance, taxation and trade. As Senior Economic Advisor to Murray, he advised on a broad range of domestic and international economic issues including the financial crisis, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform legislation, economic stimulus policy, jobs bills and housing finance reform. Travis also advised Murray on federal budget issues, including the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction or "Super Committee" in 2011. 

"Having Travis as part of the Gordon Thomas Honeywell lobbying team in DC is a major win for our clients and our firm," said Tim Schellberg, President of Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs.  "His hiring further builds on our firm's ability to provide service to clients needing representation in Washington DC," said Schellberg.

Travis is a native of the Pacific Northwest and completed his undergraduate work at Washington State University earning dual degrees in Political Science and Economics.

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