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Harnessing the Power of the Public Into Strategic Assets

Few public advocacy firms have the breadth and experience as the team members at Jackson Vaughn Public Strategies (JVPS). A firm with personalized client services and long standing client relationships, JVPS manages and contains costs while maintaining the highest level of service. With a true passion for the robust challenges stemming from the world of government and business, JVPS has 25 years of experience solving legislative and business issues with elected officials, regulators, and industry leaders across the nation.

The Principals of Public Strategy

In November 2014, two vice-presidents from Cash America International, Inc.(NYSE) joined forces and founded a full-service, boutique public affairs firm – Jackson Vaughn Public Strategies (JVPS). A swift two years later, founding partners Mary Jackson and Alex Vaughn, accumulated a seasoned staff that currently oversees 37 states under contract and a 25-year network to assist any clients that face legislative difficulties.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_column_text]Founder & Managing Partner[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”2628″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1508929088747{margin-top: 40px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_column_text]Prior to establishing JVPS, Mary built and directed a successful Corporate Affairs team serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Chief Legislative Officer for Cash America International. For 25 years, Mary coordinated government relations, corporate communications, and public relations effectively managing a multi-million-dollar budget and a team of 18. Domestically, she is an expert in the financial services industry spending her last 18 years focused on federal lobbying. Internationally, she has experience with projects in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and Mexico. Civically, Mary is active in several professional associations and serves as a Board Member and Executive Committee Leader for the Online Lenders Alliance (OLA) and formally a board member with the Community Financial Services Association (CFSA).


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Co-founder[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_column_text]Alex Vaughn co-founded JVPS after having successfully directed and managed state and local government relations activities. Formally the Vice President of Government Affairs of Cash America International, Alex managed a team of five legislative directors and 26 contract lobbyists. He also has more than 25 years of experience and is extremely active with the Texas legislature. Alex lobbied for a former gas and electric utilities company, as well as oil and gas production. He serves on the board of directors for the Texas Association of Business (TAB). He is the President of the Consumer Services Alliance of Texas (CSAT) and he has served on the board of Junior Achievement, Chisholm Trail.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Design & Management for Complex Government Relations Strategies

Jackson Vaughn is a complete boutique public strategies firm providing evaluation of competencies of lobbyists, public relations firms, third party groups, researchers, and legal consultants. After due diligence, JVPS manages and directs on behalf of their clients developing relationships with federal, state, and local elected officials and government agencies.

Services provided clients include:

  • Design government affairs strategies related to lobbying, communications, grassroots, research and legislative monitoring
  • Implement strategies to protect current business models or expand markets and business development
  • Provide due diligence and evaluate competencies of lobbyists, communications firms, third party support groups, researchers and legal consultants to manage, direct and develop advocacy strategies
  • Develop relationships with federal, state and local elected officials and government agencies to protect and defend our clients’ interests
  • Lobby Congress, federal government agencies and trade groups focused on federal policy issues and regulations
  • Lobby state legislatures, state executives, state agencies, and government entities including State Attorneys General
  • Develop communications strategies to properly position issues based on political and legislative climates, including crisis communications
  • Develop grassroots and grass tops advocacy strategies
  • Develop research or data driven strategies to support client’s positions
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory activities and provide the ability to identify and review regulations, legislation, policy statements, and regulatory action reports.
  • Provide legislative and political updates.
  • Prepare lobby and ethics reports.
  • Administer Political Action Committees (PAC) and file Federal Election Commission (FEC) reports.

A Local Gem with National Presence

Jackson Vaughn Public Strategies Company Headquarters is located in the Dallas / Fort Worth area with regional offices in:

Austin, TX | Washington, DC | Tallahassee, FL | Columbus, OH | Sacramento, CA

Below is a map representing the approximately 37 states where Jackson Vaughn Public Strategies oversees client activities.

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Part of the Ark Family of Clients

Jackson Vaughn Public Strategies for being a part of our ever-growing Ark family of clients. Our hope with the monthly Ark Financial Client Spotlight series is that you will be introduced to the many excellent clients we have in our network. Perhaps our network will become a part of yours…
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Connect with Jackson Vaughn Public Strategies

Email: info@jvpsus.com
Call Us:  817-533-3403
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