One Year Anniversary and New Team Additions

This highly anticipated team expansion, will increase our current client care and goals. It will also enable Gavel Resources to attract future clients dealing with resource issues, agriculture, defense and appropriations.

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Gavel Resources adds 4 former Government officials including former Hawaii Governor and House Resources leader
Neil Abercrombie

Washington, DC——Gavel Resources, a leading DC government affairs and public affairs firm has announced a major expansion just one year after the firm’s opening on Capitol Hill.

One of the firm’s partners announced the firm’s expansion “would increase our current client care and goals,” said Bill Jarrell. “it will also enable Gavel Resources to attract future clients dealing with resource issues, agriculture, defense and appropriations.”

One of the firms other partners, former House Resources Chairman Richard Pombo and new addition Governor Abercrombie worked very closely on many issue in the resources area including many issues dealing with bi-partisan compromises which led to important legislative victories.

The four additions to Gavel Resources

Gov. Neil Abercrombie joins Gavel Resources as a Strategic Advisor. The former seventh Governor of Hawaii capped a varied career in public service including 9 terms in the House of Representatives include service on the House Armed Services and Resources Committees.

Mary Kirtley Waters joins Gavel Resources as Strategic Advisor providing strategic communications experience on food and agriculture industry issues. Waters served as Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations at the Department of Agriculture.

Ron Phillips joins Gavel Resources as Of-Counsel. As former Senior Policy Advisor for former House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter, Phillips specializes in national security, technology, aerospace and appropriations.

Suzanne Youngblood returns to Gavel Resources after graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Political Science. While in school, she gained experience working for U.S. Senator Tim Scott and on a GOP Presidential Primary. After serving as a Gavel Resources intern for the summer of 2015, Suzanne set the foundation for which will now be her new role, Research and Business Development Analyst.