Prior to joining Michael Best Strategies, Travis Shea was an analyst for the Office of the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, Michael Madigan.
Travis’ Expertise: Illinois Legislative Process, Bill Drafting, Strategic Planning, State Budget, and Tax & Finance
While in that role, he worked with legislators, staff and various stakeholders on the development, analysis and negotiation of legislation. Shea served as the speaker’s point person for issues related to the state budget, capital, gaming, economic development, and bonding.
ADDITIONAL KEY EXPERIENCE
- Campaign Manager and Consultant for the Democratic Party of Illinois
- Budget analyst for Illinois speaker of the house
- Advisor to Illinois speaker of the house for 2011 redistricting process
- Augustana College, Bachelor of Arts – Finance and Marketing