Government Affairs Consultant
Lon has almost 30 years of experience in politics and government. He has been a multi-client lobbyist since 2015, serving a number of non-profit and for-profit clients.
Prior to that, Lon served as the Chief Deputy Director of the Department of Administrative Services (DAS). In this capacity, Lon served as chief financial officer for the department and was a leader in the effort to achieve Governor Terry Branstad's goal of reducing the cost of state government by at least 15 percent.
In addition, Lon has worked as a staff assistant for Congressman Fred Grandy, was a field staffer for the presidential campaign of Senator Lamar Alexander, and was the lead staffer for the House Appropriations Committee for the Iowa House Republicans.
Lon received a BA degree in Business Administration from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa, with a minor in political science.