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Ward Cook


Ward is an experienced legislative lobbyist serving Missouri, Kansas and Capitol Hill. He provides clients with a valuable combination of national political and lobbying expertise.

Previously, Ward managed national fundraising, public relations and supported lobbying efforts for the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association in Washington D.C. He coordinated more than 30 political events across the county and raised more than a quarter million dollars in the 2002 election cycle for various campaigns.

Ward’s extensive experience on Capitol Hill includes, organizing the 2002 and 2003 Railroad Day on the Hill. This event consisted of more than 500 industry leaders participating in more than 200 congressional meetings.

For two years, Ward also worked for the Republican Leadership Council (RLC) to influence national perceptions. This involved building and maintaining relationships with the country’s top business, civic and political leaders. He also coordinated and distributed political advertising for the RLC.

Ward has held political leadership roles on the local, regional and national levels. He is a veteran of five U.S. senate and congressional campaigns including U.S. Senators Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts.

In addition, Ward’s political expertise on Capitol Hill includes gaining strong transportation and defense expertise, while working for U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (KS) and U.S. Senator Kit Bond (MO) as an aide.

He is currently involved with the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, Harvester’s Community Food Network and his local Episcopal church.

Ward is a 1999 graduate of the University of Kansas with two bachelor’s degrees in communications and history. He lives in Prairie Village, Kan. with his wife Sally.


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