Washington, DC – The McKeon Group announced that seasoned education experts Jeff Andrade and Laura W. Kaloi have joined the firm to launch its new education and workforce practice area.  Together, Andrade and Kaloi bring a combined 50 years of policy expertise that spans across early childhood, K-12, higher education, disability and workforce development policy.

“With the new Trump Administration and new Congress already busy at work, I’ve met many people in the education and workforce arena who are ready to take action and bring about real change, “ said McKeon Group founder, Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, former Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Workforce. ”I am excited that we’ve hired two extremely well-respected experts to help navigate this new political environment.”

“It’s great to have the opportunity again to work closely with Chairman McKeon on the issues that are critical to getting America back to work – education and jobs,” Andrade said. “I look forward to being a part of the highly-skilled team that is responsive, reliable, and gets results for our clients.”

Laura Kaloi added, “The McKeon Group’s strategic approach and knowledge of the players and issues
provides tremendous opportunity for any organization seeking to influence this Congress and Administration. I’m honored to join the dynamic team led by Chairman McKeon so clients can achieve maximum impact.”

4-4“By adding Jeff and Laura to the firm, we will be able to further advance the needs of those in the education space,” Howard McKeon, Chief Operating Officer at McKeon Group, said. “Their knowledge and expertise is sure to benefit clients and students.”

Andrade joins McKeon Group as a Senior Advisor and Kaloi as Vice President.

About the McKeon Group

The McKeon Group is comprised of a bipartisan team of highly skilled professionals with the knowledge, expertise and relationships needed to work seamlessly with partners at federal, state and local levels. McKeon Group was founded by former Chairman of the House Education and Workforce and Armed Services Committees, Howard “Buck” McKeon, after serving the 25th District of California for 22 years.  With decades of experience in the public and private sector, the McKeon Group team helps clients successfully tailor and accomplish their goals. To learn more about the McKeon Group, visit http://www.mckeongrp.com.