John Sullivan

John SullivanFounding Partner

Congressman John Sullivan is a Partner in SBL Strategies, LLC, a full service government affairs and strategic consulting firm located in Washington, DC. SBL Strategies represents clients before the federal government, develops government affairs strategy and advises clients on political and legislative strategy. John’s representation areas include corporations, trade associations, cities and townships and municipal entities.

Prior to SBL Strategies, Congressman John Sullivan Represented the 1st Congressional District of Oklahoma from 2002 until 2013. He served on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee Leadership Team as Vice Chairman of the Sub Committee on Energy and Power. As a member of the committee Congressman Sullivan had a profound impact on issues of energy, healthcare and telecommunications. John also served in House leadership as Minority and Majority assistant Whip.

As a member of the House Energy and commerce Committee, Congressman Sullivan introduced, passed and led several legislative initiatives including;

Passing Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nations Act which forced EPA to do cost benefit analysis on programs prior to implementation in order to determine the impact on jobs, the economy, energy prices, electric reliability and overall American competitiveness;
Authored Nat Gas Act and built a coalition of over 250 businesses large and small and local governments in support of the bill. He secured 180 bi-partisan co-sponsors and was a key player in the introduction of a similar measure in the Senate;
Led negotiations on the Energy and Commerce Committee, in conjunction with the House Transportation Committee to pass the Pipeline Safety Bill;
Passed E15 amendment prohibiting the EPA from using any appropriated funds to implement the E15 waiver for fiscal year 2012;
Passed Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011. This legislation forced EPA to rewrite draconian rules to minimize costs on producers;
Secured over a billion dollars in grants and contracts for the state of Oklahoma.
Prior to his service in Congress, Congressman Sullivan worked as a small businessman in the fields of Energy, Transportation and Real Estate. He served 8 years in the Oklahoma State Legislature where he served on the Energy and Regulatory services, Public Health, Public Safety and Economic Development Committees.

Chad Bradley

Chad BradleyFounding Partner

Chad Bradley is a Partner in SBL Strategies, LLC a full service government affairs and strategic consulting firm located in Washington, DC. SBL Strategies represents clients before the federal government, develops government affairs strategy and advises clients on political and legislative strategy. Chad’s representation areas include corporations, trade associations, cities and townships, political parties and political campaigns.

Prior to SBL Strategies, Chad was the President of Chad Bradley & Associates, L.L.C for over 9 years. Chad Bradley & Associates was launched in 2003 by Chad as full service government affairs, strategic and political consulting firm. Chad Bradley & Associates is a partner in SBL Strategies.

Prior to Chad Bradley & Associates, Chad served as Deputy Chief of Staff and professional staff for Senator James M. Inhofe (R-OK) for over 9 years. Senator Inhofe is the Ranking Republican on The Senate Armed Services Committee and a senior Member (and recent Ranking Member) of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

Chad is a native of Norman, Oklahoma and holds an MBA from the George Mason University – School of Management and a BS in Economics from the University of Oklahoma. He resides in Alexandria, VA with his wife and three daughters.

Jeff Loveng

Jeff LovengFounding Partner

Jeff is the Principal and CEO of SBL Strategies, LLC a full service government affairs, strategic and political consulting firm located in Washington, DC. SBL Strategies represents clients before the federal government, develops government affairs strategy and advises clients on political strategy. Vandor Strategies was launched in August of 2010. Jeff’s representation areas include corporations, trade associations, cities and townships, political parties and political campaigns.

Prior to SBL Strategies, Jeff served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Bill Shuster for over 5 years. Bill Shuster is a senior Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Armed Services Committee, Natural Resources Committee and Government Reform Committee. Congressman Shuster also serves as a member of the House Republican Leadership team in the roles of the Regional Chairman of the NRCC and a member of the deputy whip team.

Before Jeff’s return to Capitol Hill, Jeff spent four years running the Washington, DC office of FirstEnergy Corp. Jeff was the company’s primary Federal Government Affairs representative to the federal government for FirstEnergy.

Prior to joining FirstEnergy Corp., Jeff was the Federal Government Affairs Manager for GPU Corp. GPU was a vertically integrated electric utility company operating in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Jeff began his career in Washington, DC in 1991 on Capitol Hill where he served in a number of legislative positions for Congressman Mike Crapo, Senator Dirk Kempthorne and Congressman Ron Packard.

Jeff is a native of San Diego, California and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Economics from the University of Idaho. He resides in Alexandria, VA with his wife and three boys.