Owner Perre Neilan has more than a 27 year history of involvement in government affairs in various roles and at multiple levels. After serving as a Field Representative on a U.S. Senate campaign, he became a Legislative Aide to a Nebraska State Senator who later became Chairman of a powerful committee and then Speaker. Perre then moved on to serve as the Government Affairs Director with an influential statewide association. The Nebraska Attorney General later asked him to be his Deputy Chief of Staff focused on legislative issues. Perre then became the Executive Director of the Nebraska Republican Party. Before starting Neilan Strategy Group, he was the Manager of State Government Relations for an Omaha based, privately held energy company ranked in the Top 25 for gross revenues by Forbes magazine. He continues to manage their state legislative activity in eight states.
Perre is a proud 1994 graduate of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln where he studied as a four year Regent Scholar, earning a dual major Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communication Studies. He and his wife Jenn live in Elkhorn with their children.
We are experts in the law-making, government relations and public affairs process. We can identify and monitor important issues that affect your business and put you in position to succeed. Whether you want to change current law or simply protect your current interests, we have the expertise and relationships to achieve your desired outcomes. Our goal is to ensure that your position is considered in any relevant debate by lobbying public officials, staff, and/or the general public. Whether your needs are Nebraska based or in multiple states, we can help. We have relationships with government affairs professionals around the country to monitor and advocate your position.