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WAHU September Meeting Legislative update
September 15, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm$10.00 – $25.00
Marlee Carpenter has seventeen years of experience lobbying state legislative issues in Kansas. Bright and Carpenter Consulting focuses on business issues, specifically state business taxes, insurance issues and human resource issues. Bright and Carpenter Consulting focuses on Statehouse lobbying, association management and political consulting.
Carpenter graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history from Wichita State University and received her law degree from Washburn School of Law in 1999, with Deans Honors. After graduation, she took a government affairs position with the Kansas Chamber of Commerce working her way up to lead lobbyist. Carpenter left the Chamber in May 2008 to begin work as a contract lobbyist with her business partner Natalie Bright. She is active in many business and civic organizations in both the Topeka area as well as statewide. She resides in Topeka, Kan. She is married to Thad Carpenter and has two children, Paige and Haley.
Bright and Carpenter Consulting
Bright & Carpenter Consulting was formed in 2008 and has represented clients before legislative and executive branches of government, focusing on business issues, specifically state business taxes, insurance and human resource issues. Bright and Carpenter brings a business voice to the Statehouse while working to develop sound public policy in their clients best interest.