SGB Communications
1100 Valentine Rd,
KCMO 64111

Scott Burnett 816.365.6664

Jim Bergfalk 816.215.7394




Government Relations

SGB Communications (SGB) offers clients a proven record of success in governmental relations, where the partners and their associates maintain close working relationships with elected and appointed officials. The firm has represented Fortune 100 companies, cities and other public authorities internationally and in Washington, D.C. SGB specializes in representing companies and trade associations in regulated industries before state and local governments.

SGB plans and implements overall communication strategies and mobilizes grassroots advocacy programs to broaden public support and reach key interest groups and public representatives. They manage communications campaigns that are directed at legislators, regulatory officials, opinion leaders and the news media. SGB advises and represents clients on governmental contracting and marketing and on forming public/private partnerships.

  • Direct grassroots advocacy programs to mobilize voting coalitions and to arouse public concerns on given issues.
  • Build and manage coalitions of special interest groups and other third parties, and provide the communications links to influence relevant issues.
  • Provide policy and issue analysis and offer counsel on pending legislation and statutory or regulatory compliance issues.
  • Direct targeted community relations strategies to secure approval on land use and other public policy issues.
  • Provide on government marketing consultation. Offer assistance, and representation on marketing goods or services to the government, and on public/private ventures, and the private management of public services.
  • Provide a full range of campaign management services on economic and infrastructure development ballot issues. SGB partners have managed political campaigns the past 35 years in a dozen states.