Navigating the complex and ever-changing world of Government and Municipal laws, bylaws, policies and regulations can be daunting, which is why we’ve built a team of experts to help.
Our team of Government relations professionals maintain a working knowledge of current procurement processes across the US, Canada and the UK, including vendor registration, preferred vendor status, regulatory and permitting compliance, deadlines and submissions timelines, proposal preparation and submission management, RFI, RFP & RFQ compliance, vendor client meetings, agenda’s and presentations, contract negotiation, project set-up, change order management and notifications, project performance debriefs, and contract performance.
Our team members have direct experience working with Government at all levels, and across each function and branch of Government, including National and Federal, First Nation and Indigenous Governments, State and Provincial, Local authorities and Municipalities.
Jim Bennett is the Government Relations Director for BridgeLantic, where he brings over 30 years of executive and managerial experience in communications, political campaigns, and governmental relations.
Prior to joining BridgeLantic, Jim was the Owner and President of The Bennett Group LLC, a management consulting firm that provided governmental relations support for clients such as TimeWarner, the Utah Hospital Association, Utah League of Credit Unions, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Utah Transit Authority, FranklinCovey, Deseret News. He has also managed dozens of local, statewide and national political campaigns.
Jim has appeared on MSNBC with Andrea Mitchell and Lawrence O’Donnell as a political contributor.
Jim received his Master of Business Administration from Brigham Young University his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California in 1993.
With decades of experience in the public arena, Jim stands ready to help you and your company succeed.