Introducing the Bennett Waggoner Group: A Premier Government Affairs and Public Relations Firm in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio – July 1, 2023 – Today the Bennett Waggoner Group officially opens our doors for business. With a strong focus on non-profit organizations, organized labor, transportation and logistics, and technology lobbying at the Ohio Statehouse, we are poised to become a leading voice in advocating for our clients’ interests.

Led by our Director of Government Affairs, John Esterly, the Bennett Waggoner Group brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. With nearly a decade representing a major labor organization in Ohio, Esterly has established himself as a trusted and effective advocate for the rights of workers and the advancement of labor-friendly policy.

At the Bennett Waggoner Group, we understand the power of collaboration and strategic partnerships. We believe in working closely with our clients to develop tailored strategies that address their unique goals and challenges. Our team of seasoned professionals brings a diverse range of skills and backgrounds, ensuring a comprehensive and multifaceted approach to government affairs and public relations.

Our core areas of specialization include:

  1. Non-Profit: We are passionate about supporting non-profit organizations in their missions to drive positive change in our communities. Our expertise lies in navigating the complex landscape of public policy, funding opportunities, and stakeholder engagement to amplify the impact of non-profits across Ohio.
  2. Organized Labor: With John Esterly’s extensive experience in labor advocacy, the Bennett Waggoner Group is uniquely positioned to champion the rights of workers and promote fair and equitable labor practices. We work tirelessly to ensure that the voices of workers are heard and their interests are protected.
  3. Transportation and Logistics: Ohio’s transportation and logistics industry plays a crucial role in our state’s economy. We advocate for policies that enhance infrastructure, improve efficiency, and foster innovation within this vital sector. Our team understands the intricate challenges faced by transportation and logistics stakeholders and strives to drive sustainable growth and development.
  4. Technology: In today’s fast-paced digital era, technology is the driving force behind progress and innovation. The Bennett Waggoner Group stays at the forefront of technological advancements to help clients navigate the evolving landscape of technology policy and regulation. We work with businesses and organizations to ensure they are well-positioned to leverage emerging technologies for their growth and success.

As the Bennett Waggoner Group embarks on this exciting journey, we extend a warm invitation to potential clients who share our commitment to positive change and progress. We are dedicated to becoming trusted partners and advocates for those who strive to make a difference in Ohio.

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About Bennett Waggoner Group:
The Bennett Waggoner Group is a premier government affairs and public relations firm based in Columbus, Ohio. Specializing in non-profit organizations, organized labor, transportation and logistics, and technology lobbying at the Ohio Statehouse, our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to advocating for our clients’ interests and driving positive change. Led by Director of Government Affairs John Esterly, we provide tailored strategies and collaborative solutions to help our clients succeed. Learn more at