The Montrose Group LLC

The multi-disciplinary Montrose Group team provides world class economic development planning, public affairs and corporate site location consulting services based upon decades of relationships with local, state and federal government elected, appointed and economic development leaders and an in-depth knowledge about the intersection of lobbying, marketing and economic development built over twenty five years of public and private sector service all based upon a value proposition that always considers the Return on Investment for our clients.

Montrose Group’s Multi-Disciplinary Team

Together the multi-disciplinary Montrose Group team delivers 65 collective years of economic development planning, public affairs programs, and corporate site location consulting services. The Montrose Group illustrates that relationships matter as much as knowledge of economic development, lobbying, and marketing when helping companies, communities and developers succeed.

David J. Robinson Principal and Founder

Dave Robinson provides business consulting services for economic development planning, public affairs, and corporate site location services for companies and communities. Prior to forming the Montrose Group, Mr. Robinson managed law firm government relations practices, was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, executive at Ameritech; senior staff for Columbus Mayor Greg Lashutka, and general counsel of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. He served as Adjunct Professor at the Ohio State University and is author of Economic Development from the State & Local Perspective, and The Energy Economy, published by Palgrave.

Joe Stevens Director of Government Relations

Joe Stevens provides public affairs program services by representing public and private sector companies before the local, state and federal government as Director of Government Relations for Montrose Group. Joe is a senior level lobbying specialist who served as a corporate government relations executive for several major companies as well as successfully representing companies and trade associations on legislative, regulatory, and procurement matters. Joe brings decades of Statehouse experience that began with service in state government and continued on to representing companies on public policy matters before state governments in Ohio, Indiana and other states.

Nate Green Director of Economic Development

Nate Green provides economic development planning and corporate site location services,  to companies and communities based upon over 17 years of public and private sector economic development service, including as Vice President, Public Finance for Piper Jaffray, Manager at JobsOhio where he implemented and oversaw the JobsOhio Network and large projects across Ohio, Director of the Strategic Business Investment Division at the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD), Economic Development Director for the Pickaway Progress Partnership, and Corporate Finance Manager at the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority.3