Mike Toomey

  • Ranked the Top Hired Gun Lobbyist in 2011 by Capitol Inside.
  • Only individual in Texas History to be Chief of Staff for Two Texas Governors.
  • Chief of Staff to Governor Rick Perry: 2002-2004.



Lara Keel

  • Highest Ranked Female – “Top Hired Gun Lobbyist” List (2013-present)
  • President –  Red State Women (2014 – present)
  • Treasurer – Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute (2012-present).



Carrie Simmons

  • Named #1 “Rising Lobby Star” by Capitol Inside.
  • Past Executive Director of the Texas House Republican Caucus.
  • Joined female Republican leaders to start Red State Women PAC.



Texas Lobby Group is the most widely experienced lobby firm in Texas. No other firm has principals that are former House members, Chief of Staff to two Governors, Senate Legislative Aide for Healthcare and Appropriations, Chairman of a House Committee, executive director of the Republican Caucus and both partners ranked in the top 10 of Texas Hired Gun lobbyists.