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ABOUT US

MBI, one of New Jersey’s largest public affairs firm, offers its clients more than 300 years of combined experience in state and local government relations and public relations.

MBI is located on West State Street, just steps away from the State House, in a beautifully renovated century old building.

The firm provides legislative lobbying, regulatory intervention, county/municipal relations services, government procurement, grant consulting, associate management, public involvement/community outreach services, and public relations for a variety of prominent corporations, national and state trade associations and professional societies and not for profits.

The diverse interests of its clients have enabled the firm to achieve significant gains across the spectrum of public affairs. 

 

Our Services

What makes us MBI different?
With a versatile and diverse team of bi-partisan professionals, we craft multi-disciplinary solutions tailored to our clients’ specific needs. We have the relationships and skillset needed to shape conversations and influence legislation, change existing policy, and deliver outstanding results to all our clients.

 

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Government Relations

To successfully impact the passage, amending, or stopping of legislative bills, you need to know the issues and how best to communicate them persuasively.

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Regulatory Affairs

Lobbying Departments of State requires a unique skill set. One needs to know the people, practices and protocols of each Department and Authority. We have an unparalleled familiarity with and respect for regulatory processes and the people who implement them.

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Strategic Communications

Our media advisors are skilled in crafting messages, educating messengers, and managing press and media relations.

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Crisis Management

Over the years, we have provided crises management to high-profile clients that have needed our expertise to mitigate the effects of corporate controversies, workplace issues, public outrage, and safety and environmental issues.

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Community Outreach/Agency Coordination

Project support and acceptance from the business, community, and government stakeholders at the local, state, and federal, levels are essential to the success of any project.

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Governmental Marketing

Marketing products and services to the government is very different from such activities in the private sector. Our team has decades of experience in procurement and delivering for clients.

Our Team

Our team offers a broad range of experience. We welcome the challenge to help your team overcome any obstacles and meet your goals.

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Raul "Rudy" Garcia

President
Phone: 609-802-0265
Email: rgarcia@mbi-gs.com

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Michele Jaker

Partner
Phone: 609-802-0251
Email: mjaker@mbi-gs.com

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Jeffrey A. Warsh

Vice President
Phone: 609-802-0247
Email: jwarsh@mbi-gs.com

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Chris James

Member
Phone: 609-802-0246
Email: cjames@mbi-gs.com

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Scot C. Mackey

Treasurer
Phone: 609-802-0267
Email: smackey@mbi-gs.com

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Danielle R. Alexander

Partner
Phone: 609-802-0239
Email: dalexander@mbi-gs.com

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Kayvon Paul

Junior Associate
Phone: 609-802-0253
Email: kpaul@mbi-gs.com

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Matthew J. Stanton

Secretary
Phone: 609-802-0250
Email: mstanton@mbi-gs.com

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Lisa Ginther

Partner
Phone: 609-802-0254
Email: lginther@mbi-gs.com

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C. Richard Kamin

Partner
Phone: 609-802-0240
Email: rkamin@mbi-gs.com

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Richard Wright

Partner
Phone: 609-802-0268
Email: rwright@mbi-gs.com

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R. Jeffrey Lanigan

Senior Associate
Phone: 609-802-0245
Email: jlanigan@mbi-gs.com

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Enrico G. Savelli

Affiliate
Phone: 609-802-0244
Email: henry@henrysavelli.com

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Kristen Chilleri

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 609-802-0255
Email: kchilleri@mbi-gs.com

Thank you to Our Team and Clients for a Great Year!
Looking forward to 2019!

News

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Rudy Garcia Makes ROI-NJ Influencers People of Color List

One of the most senior Cuban Americans in New Jersey politics today, the head of the lobbying firm MBI commands the room — regardless of the venue. He has played a role in efforts to save Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez during President Bill Clinton’s administration and previously served as mayor of Union City and in the state Assembly. He is a known entity on State Street and around the state.

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Kayvon Paul Makes InsiderNJ's 2019 Top 100 Millennials List

Congrats to Kayvon Paul!

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BIG WIN FOR MBI CLIENT! Interlock Devices

Now Law: Downey & Benson Bill Aiming to Reduce Drunk Driving Offenses Revamps DUI Penalties, Encourages Use of Interlock Devices

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Murphy raises $300k for state party

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee raised over $300,000 on Wednesday night at a fundraiser held at the home of Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy.

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Destination diversification: For lobbying firms, breaking down ‘old boys’ network’ reputation is vital

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Community Associations Institute (CAI) - Big Win for MBI Client

Foreclosure reform bills signed by Governor Murphy

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Michelle Jaker Joins MBI

Michele Jaker is moving from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield to MBI Gluckshaw

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Highest-Ranking of MBI-GluckShaw's New Leadership

Openings for glad-handing on long days of State House lingering – that’s what lobbyists live for. And, after lifetimes of rinsing and repeating that and more, Paul Bontempo and Paul Matacera of MBI-GluckShaw had the sort of history of face-to-face interactions with policymakers that political powerbrokers need. Their combined eight decades-deep pool of experience helped lift MBI-GluckShaw to a spot among the state’s Top 3 lobbying outfits.

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MBI Names Lisa Ginther Partner

Proven public affairs professional promoted to partner

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Chris James Joins MBI

Former NJSDC Executive Director and East Orange Council President Chris James joins MBI.

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Danielle Alexander Named Partner at MBI

28 year veteran rises through the ranks to position of partner

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Kayvon Paul Joins MBI

Kayvon Paul Named Associate at MBI

Contact Us

Our team offers a broad range of experience. We welcome the challenge to help your team overcome any obstacles and meet your goals. Please feel free to contact us at 609-392-3100 and schedule a meeting with our team.

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Address:
212 West State Street Trenton, NJ 08608

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Contact:
609-392-3100
609-392-6347 (fax)

Our aim is to establish long-term relationships with our clients based upon service, trust and work quality.