Kevin Cleary joined Allegiant Strategies Group in Tallahassee as Vice President of Government Relations.
Allegiant Strategies Group’s Cleary has extensive political and government affairs expertise. He was Legislative Affairs Director at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and a legislative aide in the Florida House for five years.
Cleary was the Republican Party of Florida’s Statewide Congressional Campaign Director from 2012 to 2013 and a Regional Director for two years. He supported Sen. Ben Albritton’s 2010 state House campaign, a brief but significant role since the Wauchula Republican is expected to become Senate President in 2024–26.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kevin to the team,” stated business founder and Managing Partner David Clark. “His vast legislative experience and deep understanding of the political landscape will strengthen our firm’s ability to deliver exceptional results for our clients. Our team benefits from Kevin’s strategic thinking and success.
Allegiant Strategies Group welcomes Kevin Cleary to the team.
Florida State University alumni Cleary is trusted for his abilities to traverse difficult legislative settings and produce outcomes. Cleary has represented businesses and individuals in agricultural, public and private utilities, gambling, technology, and water for over 15 years in state government.
After almost two decades in state government, Clark formed Allegiant Strategies Group in 2020. As Deputy Chief of Staff to Gov. Ron DeSantis, he provided executive supervision and policy direction for various state agencies.
Ashley Clark, the firm’s Chief Operations Officer since 2021, formerly worked as the Inspector General for the state’s energy regulator, the Public Service Commission. The state departments of Transportation, Financial Services, and Environmental Protection employed her.