Kevin DeMenna is the lead strategist at DeMenna & Associates, and is primarily responsible for the public affairs, government relations, political consulting, and lobbying clients of the firm.
Kevin has an extensive background in Arizona politics and policy development. He has been involved in every legislative session since 1979, and has led a number of major efforts resulting in substantial changes to Arizona law.
Before becoming President of DeMenna & Associates, Kevin was a partner in Robb, DuVal & DeMenna – Arizona’s #1 public relations firm. While with Robb, DuVal & DeMenna, Kevin led the firm’s government and public affairs efforts, and managed a variety of public relations and grassroots campaigns.
Prior to joining Robb, DuVal & DeMenna, Kevin served as Chief of Staff to the Arizona State Senate. In this capacity, Kevin oversaw all aspects of the legislative process, and was primarily responsible for those issues identified by Senate leadership.
Kevin has previously served as the Vice President of Public Affairs for the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, as the Executive Assistant to the Director of the Arizona Department of Revenue, and as the Economist to the Arizona State Senate.
In the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, Kevin worked closely with Governor Mitt Romney, serving as an Arizona Co-Chairman to both campaigns. Kevin is also the current Chairman of Arizona’s Governmental Mall Commission.
Kevin is regularly identified as Arizona’s “top lobbyist” by the Arizona Republic, and is consistently ranked among the top 10 lobbyists by Arizona’s various publications.
Kevin’s areas of expertise include:
- Procurement Management Education Issues
- Public Relations
- Social Media
- Public Affairs
- Public Finance
- Crisis Management Non-Profit Advocacy
- State Budgeting & Appropriations Technology & Information Systems
Consumer Finance & Banking Insurance Law & Regulation Economic Development Government Relations Water Issues
Venture Capital Children’s Programs Investment Banking Government Procurement Land Use & Development Issues