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#13 PDB - Mentorship Morning with Buddy Julius, The Firm
The Firm Consulting
313 North Plankinton Avenue, Suite 210
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Friday, January 31, 2020, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
Category: Professional Development

Buddy Julius
President + Managing Partner, The Firm

Long before social media and selfie-driven marketing, Buddy Julius was forging his way as the ultimate "influencer."  A guru of public and government relations, Buddy is often behind the scenes helping to shape Milwaukee's landscape and future.  He's an advisor, strategist, coach and fixer working with decision makers, the media, and the masses to get things done in Milwaukee.  He's helped bring some of your favorite Milwaukee developments to fruition and has influenced some of Milwaukee's most important policies.  Here's your chance to meet one of the most powerful men behind the scenes.  It's sure to be a good morning!


Buddy Julius founded The Firm Consulting in 2010 and serves as managing partner and president. He works closely with clients based across the country to create and implement government relations strategies at the state and local levels in Wisconsin.

With nearly two decades of experience working with the Wisconsin Legislature, corporations with significant presences in Wisconsin and local trade associations, Julius brings unique expertise and understanding of how to effectively and efficiently solve his clients’ challenges. His clients have spanned diverse fields, including transportation, healthcare, high-tech initiatives, procurement, startup initiatives, education, real estate and financial services. Julius represents the majority of his clients on a multi-state, federal and municipal level.

Some of this Top Clients Include:

  • Tesla Inc. 
  • DISH Network 
  • Milwaukee Police Association 
  • Uber Technologies Inc. 
  • Quicken Loans 
  • VISIT Milwaukee 
  • AT&T
  • CVS Health
  • International Interior Design Association 

Prior to establishing The Firm Consulting, Julius spent nine years as the director of government affairs at AT&T, where he developed and managed legislative initiatives at the state level. Previously, he served as policy director for the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Realtors. Earlier in his career, he spent six years as a senior legislative assistant in the Wisconsin Legislature. Julius has also worked on numerous state and federal legislative campaigns.

A community leader and avid volunteer, Julius currently serves on the VeTransfer Board, is an active mentor to the startup community, and is a member of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC). He is also a UWM Graduate School Cabinet member.


  • How Buddy got on the path to government and public relations 
  • Career highs and lows and lessons he's learned along the way
  • His advice for 20- and 30-something professionals striving to make their mark 
  • Advice on how to become an influencer of people and decisions

Register Here

This event is free, but registration is required.  Your morning coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

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