Welcome to Michael Best Strategies

Michael Best Strategies is one of the nation’s fast-growing B2B consulting firms specializing in lobbying, government relations, public affairs, crisis management, shared value strategies, political partnership development, and community/stakeholder engagement strategies. LEARN MORE

CMS Temporarily Suspends Risk Adjustment Payments

Earlier this month, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it is temporarily suspending risk adjustment payments, a cornerstone of the Affordable...

Department of Labor Finalizes Rule on Association Health Plans

On June 19, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a rule that makes it easier for small businesses and sole proprietors to band...

In Texas: Why Local Control is Championed for States’ Rights but Does Not Extend...

In the last few years, a trend has emerged in Texas for the state to challenge or overturn certain local ordinances. Some believe the...
Avalon Theatre

Denise Bode Named Vice Chair of the Avalon Foundation

Michael Best Strategies Partner, Denise Bode, has been named Chair of the Avalon Foundation after serving two years as the organization’s Vice Chair. She...



Michael Best Strategies excels at facilitating and fostering the connections and relationships that help your business grow – with all levels of government, communities, stakeholders, media, and the general public. Whatever’s important to you, we help make important to them.

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Meet MBS

In less than four years, Michael Best Strategies has grown from its home offices in Wisconsin to key centers of government around the country, allowing us to help clients locally, regionally, and nationally. Take one minute to learn more from President Rob Marchant.

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Some of the nation’s foremost policy experts proudly carry the Michael Best Strategies business card. Click “Meet the Team” for contact information and to view our talent roster by office.

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Robert Marchant
Rob Marchant
Beth Cubriel
Jeff Hartley
Jeff Thormodsgaard
Tom Schreibel
Tom Schreibel
Washington D.C.
Chip Englander