Legislative Consultant

Brian Grace

Brian Grace

Brian began working in Missouri politics at the age of 19. He worked for a Jefferson City lobbying firm for three years while attending the University of Missouri. Upon graduation, he went to work for Matt Blunt’s gubernatorial campaign. He then served Governor Blunt as Policy Director at the Department of Economic Development. He left the Blunt Administration at the end of 2007 to begin his lobbying career. He served as a Principal for ten years at the global law firm, Dentons.

In 2018 Brian co-founded Nexus Group – a full-service government affairs firm headquartered in Jefferson City.

Brian is one of the most sought-after and accomplished lobbyists in Missouri. He specializes in quarterbacking large, complex lobbying initiatives that span all facets of the Legislative and Executive branches. He also has an expertise in the creation and implementation of tax incentives for business development, job creation, and infrastructure development.

Brian is a cancer survivor and competitive cyclist who devotes much of his personal time to serving as a Board Member for Pedal the Cause – a cycling-centric non-profit that raises money for cancer research in St. Louis.


    • 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 The 100+ List, The Missouri Times
    • 2014 40 Under 40, St. Louis Business Journal
    • 2013 St. Louis Character, St. Louis Business Journal
    • 2013 Pro Bono Challenge, The Missouri Times
    • 2008 30 Under 30, St. Louis Business Journal