State & Local Impact of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)
April 3, 2020
Governors, lieutenant governors and attorneys general; U.S. Senate; federal legislative strategies
U.S. Senate; presidential campaign and political fundraising
Loren Monroe, a Principal at BGR Group and the Head of the firm’s State & Local Practice, has more than 20 years of experience in Washington’s political, business and public policy arenas. He helps provide clients at the local, state and federal levels with policy solutions and business opportunities in Washington and state capitals across the country, through direct advocacy before Congress, governors and attorneys general.
Loren leads BGR’s Appropriations/State and Local Government Affairs practice while providing strategic advice and counsel to the firm’s entire roster of clients; he also serves as the firm’s spokesman, handling all media relations.
During his time at BGR, Loren has lobbied for a diverse roster of clients in the health, financial services, technology, international and energy arenas. Due to the quality of service and results that are consistently delivered, Loren has represented many of his clients in excess of 10 years. In 2005 and 2008 through 2019, he was named one of Washington’s top lobbyists by The Hill newspaper.
Prior to joining BGR, Loren was a business development coordinator for Washington, D.C., public affairs firm Cassidy & Associates. Before joining Cassidy & Associates, he began his career in Washington serving on the legislative staff of former Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM).
Loren served in the communications and political operations departments for President George H.W. Bush’s 1992 campaign; as a top fundraising aide to the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Finance Department in 1994 (when the committee helped with the Republican takeover of the House); on the government affairs whip team at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 GOP Conventions; and for the George W. Bush 2000 campaign in New Mexico. He currently serves on the Finance Committee for the Republican Governors Association, the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association and the Republican Attorneys General Association.
Loren has two children and resides with his wife, Nicole, in McLean.