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TOBACCO LOBBYISTS

According to Oklahoma Ethics Commission records, 14 persons are currently registered (as of 2/22/20) to lobby in Oklahoma on behalf of tobacco companies or tobacco industry trade associations. Most of these individuals have also registered to lobby for a variety of other client organizations.




Robert Eric Donaldson
Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates
Altria Group, Inc. (previously Philip Morris Companies, Inc.) is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, John Middleton, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., and NuMark. It is the largest tobacco company in the United States. Brands include Marlboro, Parliament, Virginia Slims, Basic, Benson & Hedges, Cambridge, Chesterfield, Commander, Dave's, L&M, Lark, Merit, Players, Saratoga, Copenhagen, Skoal, and Black & Mild.



David Stephen Edwards
Xcaliber International LTD., L.L.C.
Xcaliber International is a cigarette manufacturer located in Pryor, Oklahoma. Brands include Echo, Exeter, and Edgefield.

OTHER CLIENTS
Acreage Oklahoma LLC
Ardagh Glass Inc.
AT&T Services, Inc.
Cimarex Energy Co.
Community Care HMO, L.C.
Facebook
Health Distribution Alliance
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc
International Paper Company
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
Master Limited Partnership Association
Mayo Hotel & Lofts Limited Partnership
MillerCoors LLC
Multistate Associates, Inc on behalf of the National Football League
Multistate Associates, Inc. on behalf of Rave Mobile Safety
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers
Oklahoma Injury Benefit Coalition, Inc.
Oklahoma Interactive, LLC
Oklahoma Primary Care Association
Oklahoma Sheriff's Association, Inc.
Oldcastle Materials, Inc.
Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Quad Graphics
ResCare
Sabre GLBL Inc.
Targa Resources LLC
The Bama Companies, Inc.
The Edwards Firm, Inc.
The Ross Group, L.L.C.
Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority
Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority
Unit Corporation



Christopher T. Hayes
RAI Services Company
Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Newport, Camel, and Pall Mall.



Robert D. Johnson

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Newport, Camel, and Pall Mall.

OTHER CLIENTS
Adobe
Mednax Services Inc.
Oklahoma Automobile Dealers Association
The Hanor Company of Wisconsin, LLC



Michael D. Maxwell
Xcaliber International LTD., L.L.C.
Xcaliber International is a cigarette manufacturer located in Pryor, Oklahoma. Brands include Echo, Exeter, and Edgefield.

OTHER CLIENTS
Cimarex Energy Co.
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc
International Paper Company
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
Master Limited Partnership Association
MillerCoors LLC
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers
Oklahoma Injury Benefit Coalition, Inc.
Oklahoma Sheriff's Association, Inc.
Oldcastle Materials, Inc.
Targa Resources LLC
The Bama Companies, Inc.
The Edwards Firm, Inc.
The Ross Group, L.L.C.
Unit Corporation



James Matthew McSpadden

RAI Services Company
Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Newport, Camel, and Pall Mall.

OTHER CLIENTS
Advance America, Cash Advance Centers of Oklahoma, Inc.
AFLAC
Alvin Philipose LLC
Breathable Baby
Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation
Consumer Data Industry Association
Dish Network L.L.C.
GlobalHealth, Inc.
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Motion Picture Association, Inc.

Multistate Associates, Inc.
NAIFA - Oklahoma, Inc.
Okie Cattle Holdings, LLC
Oklahoma Library Association
Oklahoma Livestock Marketing Association
Oklahoma Public Charter School Association
Oklahoma Soft Drink Association
Oklahoma State Association of Health Underwriters, Inc.
Oklahoma Surgical Hospital, LLC
OU Medicine, Inc.
Salesforce
The Institute for Responsible Alcohol Policy
The Oklahoma Pork Council, Inc.
The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, Inc.



James Milner
RAI Services Company

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Newport, Camel, and Pall Mall.

OTHER CLIENTS
Affordable Equity Partners, Inc.
BIOS
Breathable Baby LLC
Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Community Health Systems Professional Service Corporation
Dish Network L.L.C.
GlobalHealth, Inc.
Integrity Testing, Inc.
McSpadden Milner Robinson LLC
NAIFA - Oklahoma, Inc.
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Oklahoma Library Association
Oklahoma Public Charter School Association
Oklahoma State Association of Health Underwriters, Inc.
Republic Beverage Co.
Salesforce
Sense Corp.
The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, Inc.
TNT Fireworks, Inc.
UMB Bank, N.A.
Valir Acute Care, LLC



Tyler Warren Norvell
General Cigar Company Inc.
General Cigar Company is one of the largest cigar companies in the world. Brands include Macanudo, Cohiba, Partagas. La Gloria Cubana, CAO, Hoyo de Monterrey, and Foundry.

Swedish Match North America LLC
Swedish Match makes chewing tobacco, cigars, snus, moist snuff, and is the market leader in sales of nicotine pouches. Brands include Red Man chewing tobacco; Garcia y Vega, 1882, White Owl and Jackpot cigars, Longhorn and Timber Wolf moist snuff; General snus; and ZYN nicotine pouches.

OTHER CLIENTS
Accenture LLP
AT&T Services, Inc.
Centene Corporation
Devon Energy Corporation
Heritage Place, Inc.
Infotech
Norvell Consulting LLC
Oklahoma Chapter, Builders Division of Associated General Contractors of America, Inc.
Oklahoma Hemp Growers Association
Oklahoma Poultry Federation, Inc.
Oklahoma Rural Water Association, Inc.
Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.
Oklahoma State Fair, Inc.
Oklahoma Tire Recyclers LLC
Oklahoma Youth Exposition, Inc.
Prime Therapeutics LLC
The Funk Companies
The Institute for Responsible Alcohol Policy
Vista Proppants & Logistics, LTD



Daniel Farley Patten
Xcaliber International LTD., L.L.C.
Xcaliber International is a cigarette manufacturer located in Pryor, Oklahoma. Brands include Echo, Exeter, and Edgefield.

OTHER CLIENTS
Cimarex Energy Co.
Community Care HMO, L.C.
Facebook
International Paper Company
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
MillerCoors LLC
Multistate Associates, Inc on behalf of the National Football League
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Oklahoma Community Health Centers, Inc.
Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers
Oklahoma Interactive, LLC
Oklahoma Sheriff's Association, Inc.
Quad Graphics
ResCare
Targa Resources LLC
The Bama Companies, Inc.
The Edwards Firm, Inc.
The Ross Group, L.L.C.
Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority
Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority
Unit Corporation



Richard Phillips

Oklahoma Retail Cigar Association, Inc.
The Oklahoma Retail Cigar Association is an Oklahoma Domestic Not For-Profit Corporation filed on December 30, 2013




Tom Rogers

Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates
Altria Group, Inc. (previously Philip Morris Companies, Inc.) is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, John Middleton, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., and NuMark. It is the largest tobacco company in the United States. Brands include Marlboro, Parliament, Virginia Slims, Basic, Benson & Hedges, Cambridge, Chesterfield, Commander, Dave's, L&M, Lark, Merit, Players, Saratoga, Copenhagen, Skoal, and Black & Mild.

OTHER CLIENTS
Joint Industrial Foundation
Mid Size City Coalition
National Waste & Recycling Association



Seth Rott

RAI Services Company
Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the U.S. parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Newport, Camel, and Pall Mall.

OTHER CLIENTS
Affordable Equity Partners, Inc
Breathable Baby LLC
Capitol City Associates, Inc.
Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation
Dish Network L.L.C.
GlobalHealth, Inc.
Integrity Testing, Inc
McSpadden Milner Robinson LLC
NACPM Oklahoma State Chapter (National Association of Certified Professional Midwives)
NAIFA - Oklahoma, Inc.
Okie Cattle Holdings, LLC
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Oklahoma Library Association
Oklahoma State Association of Health Underwriters, Inc.
Salesforce
Sense Corp.
The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, Inc.
UMB Bank, N.A.
Valir Acute Care, LLC



Benny F. Vanatta

Swisher International, Inc.
Swisher International Group is the world's largest cigar company (in units sold) and is America’s largest cigar exporter, shipping to nearly 90 countries. Products include little cigars, cigarillos, large cigars and smokeless tobacco. Brands include Swisher Sweets, Swisher BLK, Blackstone, Goodies, King Edward, Royal Gold, Optimo, and Kayak.

OTHER CLIENTS
Benny F. Vanatta, Inc. d/b/a Vanatta & Associates
Eyemart Express LLC
McDonald's Restaurants of Oklahoma, Inc. d/b/a McDonald's Corporation

Oklahoma Hotel and Motel Association, Inc. d/b/a Oklahoma Hotel          and Lodging Association, Inc
Oklahoma Lakes and Countries Association
Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners Association d/b/a Association of Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners
Oklahoma Restaurant Association
Oklahoma Rural Telephone Coalition
Oklahoma Travel Industry Association
The Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants



Gary Don Williams

Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates
Altria Group, Inc. (previously Philip Morris Companies, Inc.) is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, John Middleton, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., and NuMark. It is the largest tobacco company in the United States. Brands include Marlboro, Parliament, Virginia Slims, Basic, Benson & Hedges, Cambridge, Chesterfield, Commander, Dave's, L&M, Lark, Merit, Players, Saratoga, Copenhagen, Skoal, and Black & Mild.

OTHER CLIENTS
Oklahoma Wholesale Marketers Association d/b/a Wholesale Marketers



Source of Registration Data: Oklahoma Ethics Commission (updated 2/22/20)