Bridging The Business | Government Gap

We are a government affairs consultancy that helps businesses stay ahead
of an ever-changing legal and regulatory landscape.

Rutledge Policy Group, LLC

Today’s regulatory environment presents a bewildering array of challenges for companies in the areas of retirement savings and employee benefits —
and too few reliable resources to help them bridge the gap between government policy and their businesses. There is no shortage of lobbying, legal, and
tax advisory firms. Yet there are few who can provide non-partisan, business-centric knowledge of current regulatory trends and their future
implications.

That is why we formed Rutledge Policy Group, LLC.

Our Approach

Rutledge Policy Group provides the analysis, advice, and advocacy that businesses need today to succeed tomorrow.

our approach

Analysis

As a government affairs consultancy, Rutledge Policy Group continually analyzes the latest legislative initiatives and regulatory developments in taxation, retirement, and health policy. This enables our clients to both: Understand emerging issues, industry trends, and best practices. Comply with and take advantage of the new developments. Whether in the state, federal or international sphere, Rutledge Policy Group’s analysis of key…

our approach

Advice

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our approach

Advocacy

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Analysis
Advice
Advocacy
Analysis

As a government affairs consultancy, Rutledge Policy Group continually analyzes the latest legislative
initiatives and regulatory developments in taxation, retirement, and health policy. This enables our
clients to both:

  • Understand emerging issues, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Comply with and take advantage of the new developments.

Whether in the state, federal or international sphere, Rutledge Policy Group’s analysis of key
developments can provide your business with a blueprint for staying ahead of the curve.

Advice

Rutledge Policy Group provides our clients with the advice they need to better inform their business decisions. This also means we help them enhance their long-term competitive advantage by being proactive and not just reactive. Retirement, health, and workplace savings plans are important examples of where businesses need sound advice to meet current challenges that are likely to persist well into the future.

Rutledge Policy Group’s understanding of the latest legislative and regulatory trends — and likely future developments — allows us to advise clients on creative solutions to meet these challenges. We help our clients anticipate, understand, and shape the legislative and regulatory initiatives that will be essential to compliance and competitiveness.

Advocacy

Good policy is essential to good advocacy. But good policy by itself is rarely enough. Whether in a legislative, regulatory, policymaking, academic or media setting, Rutledge Policy Group believes good advocacy means presenting the right message, to the right person, at the right time.

This requires an advocate with deep expertise and long experience in how Washington works. With more than 30 years of Washington experience at the highest levels of government, our advocacy focuses on helping our clients achieve their business objectives.

Our Expertise

We serve a variety of clients seeking insights and solutions at the national and international level in:

Retirement Savings and Investment
Employment-Based Health Coverage
Taxation
Employee Benefts and
Executive Compensation
Environmental, Social and
Governance (ESG) Investing
Insurance

About Preston Rutledge

Preston Rutledge is the Founder and Principal of Rutledge Policy Group, LLC. In addition to his many notable bi-partisan legislative and regulatory achievements, Preston has an uncommon combination of expertise both in legal and tax matters. He is also a sought-after speaker in the areas of retirement, health plans, taxation, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.

Prior to founding Rutledge Policy Group, Preston was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA).

Testimonials

“Domestically and internationally, Preston Rutledge is a passionate and effective advocate for the role of life insurance and lifetime income for retirees.”

Susan Neely

President and CEO, American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)

“Preston is intelligent and insightful and has been a dedicated public servant and strong advocate for working Americans. Throughout his time in Washington he has consistently shown his ability to listen to others, understand complex issues, and share and advocate for ideas to make our employee benefit system better.”

Tim Rouse

Executive Director, The SPARK Institute

“Preston has spent his professional life dedicated to retirement and health policy issues. His trifecta of experience – at the IRS, at the Senate Finance Committee, and most recently as Assistant Secretary of Labor for EBSA – make him uniquely qualified to understand and navigate the important intersection of both the legislative and regulatory process.”

Brian H. Graff

CEO, American Retirement Association

“Preston did an excellent job during his tenure as Chair of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions, and we were delighted to benefit from his long experience in the area.”

Greg Medcraft

Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

“Preston has consistently demonstrated a high level of commitment and passion pertaining to the role that guaranteed lifetime income can play in helping all Americans achieve a secure and dignified retirement.”

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Wayne W. Chopus

President & CEO, Insured Retirement Institute (IRI)

“Preston is a passionate policy advocate who knows the people and the subject, and who finds paths over obstacles, around corners, and, most importantly, across the aisle to get things done. I have always felt fortunate when he has been on my side of an issue.”

W. Thomas Reeder Jr.

Former Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)

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