Founded in 1968, Karoub Associates is the oldest and largest multi-client lobbying firm in the State of Michigan. We take a pride in providing our clients with uncompromising service and acclaimed legislative and regulatory successes. Various publications have consistently ranked Karoub Associates and its individual lobbyists as the best in Michigan for almost 50 years. We are honored by that respect and recognition, as it reflects our ability to adapt to the constantly changing political environment. Navigating state government is both a full time and complicated endeavor. We provide an extensive network of public and private relationships to help you reach the appropriate decision makers in all areas of state and local government.
John “Jack” Schick has been with Karoub Associates from the start in 1969. Jack is one of Lansing’s best-known and most knowledgeable lobbyists. He is also a practicing attorney with a B.A. from Michigan State University and a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Scott has been with Karoub Associates since 1986. His tenure and profile with Karoub Associates has earned him recognition as one of Michigan’s top 15 individual lobbyists. Scott holds a B.S. from James Madison College at Michigan State University.
Jim joined Karoub Associates in 1994. He began his political career as a staffer in the Michigan State Senate, progressing to become the Mayor of Lansing. He has a B.S. from Michigan State University.
Shelly joined Karoub Associates in 1997 after serving as the Finance Director for the Michigan Republican State Committee. She has an expertise in fundraising and political campaigns. She has a B.S. from Michigan State University.
Jim joined Karoub Associates in 2000. He began his political career as a staffer to Senator Carl Levin and has had several prominent roles in major state and national campaigns. He has a B.S. from Michigan State University.
Joe joined Karoub Associates in 2001. Prior to that he was a seven-term State Representative and is a current Wayne County Commissioner. He holds a B.A. Degree in Business from Michigan State University and a J.D. from the Detroit College of Law.
Matt joined Karoub Associates in 2011. He most recently served as the Legislative Director for the Senate Majority Leader. He earned his B.A. in finance from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University and his J.D. from Michigan State University of Law.
Matt joined Karoub Associates in 2011. He spent eight years in the Michigan Senate, ending as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Senate Minority Leader. Matt holds a B.A. from Western Michigan University, and is a Fellow of the Michigan Political Leadership Program (MPLP).
Tabitha joined Karoub Associates in 2003. She has experience in fund development, nonprofits, and local and state governments. She has a B.A. from James Madison College at Michigan State University.
Berton joined Karoub Associates in 2015. He previously served as a legislative director, political advisor for members of the House of Representatives. Berton holds a B.A. from Clark Atlanta University and a M.B.A from Middle Tennessee State University.
One of the Capitol’s most popular lobbyists, Gregory has been with Karoub Associates since the firm’s founding in 1968. A long-time leader in the Lansing community, he is also a former Executive Assistant with the Michigan Automobile Dealers Association.
Dale joined Karoub Associates in 2002. He has an extensive background in local government, previously serving on city councils, commissions, administrative capacities and legal counsel. His holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, a J.D. from Wayne State University, and the FBI National Academy.
George brings 29 years of experience in government affairs and law. Mr. Carr has held various positions on numerous board, commissions and associations. He holds a B.A. from Albion College and J.D. from Cooley Law School.
Murray joined Karoub Associates in 1997 as the former Deputy Commissioner of the Michigan Financial Institutions Bureau. He has an extensive background in legislative and regulatory matters dealing with financial institutions. He holds a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Michigan State University.
Don joined Karoub Associates in 2014, bringing with him four decades of education experience. He specialized in the interests of Education Service Agencies and Small and Rural Schools. He holds degrees from Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University.
Emily joined Karoub in 2016. She specializes as a public education lobbyist with over a decade of experience in Lansing. Emily currently works with Intermediate School Districts and several public school associations. Emily has B.A. from Michigan State University.
Amy joined Karoub Associates in 1997 and is responsible for accounting, campaign finance reporting and office management.
A former AT&T Law and Government Affairs Senior Analyst, Denise has an extensive background in regulatory matters with respect to technology and communications. She is responsible for research, legislative tracking and client communications.
Jackie is responsible for office and events management at Karoub Associates, including special event coordination for the Governors Room, Karoub’s premiere legislative fundraising and reception facility next door to the State Capitol.
The Governors Room is Lansing’s premier legislative reception facility. Located just steps from the Capitol Building and within two blocks of all legislative offices, this events space offers an unparalleled location for legislators to host off-site activities. Our client receptions in the Governors Room offer you the opportunity to interact with legislators in a casual yet elegant setting.
For more information and availability of the Governors Room, please contact us.
– Robert S. Taubman, Chairman, President, CEO, Taubman Centers Inc. –
– Richard Pietroski, CEO, Gift Of Life Michigan –
– Ann Berry, Michigan Athletic Trainers Society –
– Mark Guastella, Executive Director, Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel –
– James L. Carey, Chair, Business Law Section of the State Bar –
– Thomas H. Koetsier, President, Rental Property Owners Association of Michigan –