Gate Way Group Adds a New Lobbyist in Missouri

KATE CASAS WILL SERVE AS THE NEW DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS FOR THE GATE WAY GROUP DIVISION OF PELOPIDAS, LLC

The Gate Way Group, a Division of Pelopidas, LLC, has hired Kate Casas to be its Director of Government Affairs, responsible for leading legislative and regulatory initiatives for clients across all industries. Kate is an accomplished policy leader with experience in government affairs, coalition building and strategic planning, most recently serving as the State Director of the Children’s Education Council of Missouri.

For more than a decade, Kate Casas has worked across party lines with all levels and branches of government to help organizations, businesses, and individuals advance their goals.

“Kate has a proven record of success in government affairs and we look forward to the added value she will bring to our clients and their issues in health care, telecommunications, local government, technology, and education,” said David Jackson, Managing Partner of the Gate Way Group. “She is the kind of problem solver we need leading tough negotiations at the state and local level in Missouri.”

Kate started her career as a campaign strategist for national and local candidates who were interested in expanding affordable housing and high quality education options for all children. Most recently Kate built a coalition of diverse statewide education reform organizations and spearheaded an effort to pass Missouri’s most sweeping education legislation in decades. Kate is also an alumna of the prestigious and highly competitive Teach for America program where she taught fourth grade and helped to open the first Big Picture Elementary School.

About the Gate Way Group

The Gate Way Group is evolving the way businesses, organizations, and individuals engage in public policy. Technology, media, and term limits have forced change into a century-old political system by injecting more people, issues, and communication platforms. The Gate Way Group is uniquely positioned as the only full service advocacy team in Missouri with access to data driven analytics, media production, and premier event management. We integrate and apply these resources to connect our clients to the issues, stakeholders, and events that matter.

The Gate Way Group is the lobbying and association management division of Public Affairs firm Pelopidas, LLC.