Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Government Affairs: Former State Senator Meyer’s Chief of Staff Joins GA Firm

Mike Rogowski (608) 255-4440

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Government Affairs Expands State, Local
Government Focus

January, 2005 – Madison, Wis. – Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Government
Affairs LLC announced today that Bryan Brooks, chief of staff to former
state Sen. Mark Meyer (D-La Crosse), has joined its Madison office as a
senior associate focused on state and local government. Meyer now serves as
a PSC commissioner appointed by Gov. Jim Doyle.

“Bryan brings a great deal of experience and numerous bipartisan
that will prove integral to reinforcing an already strong government affairs
team,” said Mike Rogowski, head of WHD Government Affairs’ Madison office.

As Meyer’s chief of staff, Brooks worked closely with members of both
and with the Doyle administration on numerous policy initiatives and
legislative proposals.

“I’m very excited to make the transition from government service to the
private sector,” Brooks said. “I’ve had the pleasure of serving Senator
and now I am looking forward to applying my knowledge of issues and
legislative process to the concerns of our clients.”

According to John Rogers, president of WHD Government Affairs, “Bryan’s in-
depth understanding and familiarity with state government will greatly
enhance our ability to serve clients. We couldn’t be more pleased to have
Bryan join our team.”

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek Government Affairs LLC (WHD Government Affairs)
is a full service government affairs firm with offices in Washington, D.C.,
Madison, WI and Milwaukee, WI. WHD Government Affairs’ team of battle-
tested professionals includes John Rogers, a former Department of Defense
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary under President Clinton, Alan MacLeod,
former Chief of Staff to U.S. Congressman Ron Kind; Steve Moffitt, former
Department of Defense Deputy Asst. Secretary for Senate Affairs, Mike
Rogowski, former Chief of Staff to a Wisconsin Governor; Tom Springer, a
former State Representative who served in the Wisconsin State Assembly for
four terms; George Petak, former Wisconsin State Senator and Deputy
Director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
(WHEDA) and Joyce Rubenstein, former Vice-President at A.B. Data, a
national political/non-profit direct marketing firm.

WHD Government Affairs is a partly owned subsidiary of Whyte Hirschboeck
Dudek, S.C.