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what we do
The depth of the NGPA team is illustrated by the breadth of its experience. Leading companies or organizations spanning the energy, health care, technology, financial services, higher education, and sports and entertainment sectors have all relied upon the expertise of NGPA’s founders to help them navigate the waters of public opinion, government and community relations and issue advocacy.
NGPA is at the forefront of developing customized social media engagement and data capturing technologies to help clients more efficiently allocate resources across increasingly complex mixed-media platforms.
NGPA principals possess extensive experience in both structuring and providing management expertise and investment capital to execute transactions with and on behalf of government and private sector clients.
Who we are
Next Generation Public Affairs (NGPA) is a Chicago-based, full-service public affairs firm providing clients with comprehensive and technologically sophisticated government affairs, issue advocacy and media relations strategies. In an innovative approach to public affairs, NGPA also offers a practice group experienced in sourcing capital and structuring large-scale public-private partnership projects.
Pat Brady is a founding principal of NGPA. A former Party Chairman, national and local campaign surrogate, “big 4” partner and federal prosecutor, Brady offers clients a distinctive business, law, political and media perspective.
Bob Fitzsimmons is a founding principal of NGPA. Leveraging extensive transactional, entrepreneurial & regulatory experience, he advises public, private and non-profit institutions on advocacy, compliance & capital investment issues.
In addition to our experienced staff, Next Generation Public Affairs expands its reach and technology expertise through a network of strategic alliances and exclusive partnerships with other firms throughout the United States.