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TOBACCO LOBBYISTS

According to Oklahoma Ethics Commission records, 11 persons are currently registered (as of 2/15/17) 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
Anthem, Inc. and its' Affiliates d/b/a Anthem
AT&T Services, Inc.
Cimarex Energy Co.
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 Rave Mobile Safety
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists d/b/a OANA
Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers d/b/a OIEC
Oklahoma Injury Benefit Coalition, Inc. d/b/a OIBC
Oklahoma Sheriff's Association, Inc.
Oldcastle Materials, Inc.
Quad Graphics
ResCare
Sabre GLBL Inc.
Targa Resources LLC
The Bama Companies, Inc.
The Edwards Firm, Inc.
The Ross Group, L.L.C.
Treasurer, State
Tulsa County Sheriff's Office
Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority
Unit Corporation
Watco Companies, L.L.C.



Robert D. Johnson

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the 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 Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives, Incorporated
Oklahoma Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Stores Association, Inc.




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
Anthem Incorporated
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.
Quad/Graphics, Inc.
ResCare, Inc.
The Bama Companies, Inc.
The Edwards Firm, Inc.
The Ross Group, L.L.C.
Treasurer, State
Unit Corporation d/b/a Oklahoma Injury Benefit Coalition



James Matthew McSpadden

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the 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 Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
Advance America, Cash Advance Centers of Oklahoma, Inc.
AFLAC
American Multi-Cinema, Inc.
Capitol Health Management
Consumer Data Industry Association
Coordinated Care Oklahoma, Inc.
Dish Network L.L.C.
Home & Community Based Services Council, Inc.

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Motion Picture Association of America

Multistate Associates, Inc.
NACPM (National Association of Certified Professional Midwives)              - Oklahoma State Chapter
NAIFA - Oklahoma, Inc.
Oklahoma Agricultural Education Teacher's Association
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
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
The Institute for Responsible Alcohol Policy
The Oklahoma Pork Council, Inc.



James Milner

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the 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 Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
BIOS
Capitol Health Management
Central Liquor Company, L.P.
Dish Network L.L.C.
DraftKings, Inc.
FanDuel, Inc.
McSpadden Milner Robinson LLC

Oklahoma Public Charter School Association
Republic Beverage Co.
TNT Fireworks, Inc.
Valir Acute Care, LLC
Verizon



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.

OTHER CLIENTS
Oklahoma Association of Community Action Agencies, Inc.
Oklahoma Association of Realtors
Oklahoma Educational Television Authority Foundation, Inc.



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
Oklahoma Tire Recyclers, LLC



Seth Rott

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the 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 Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
1938 Beer Distributors Association of Oklahoma
American Institute of Architects, Central Oklahoma Chapter
American Multi-Cinema, Inc.
Capitol City Associates, Inc.
Central Liquor Company, L.P.
Coordinated Care Oklahoma, Inc.
Dish Network L.L.C.
DraftKings, Inc.
GlobalHealth, Inc.
McSpadden Milner Robinson LLC
NACPM (National Association of Certified Professional Midwives)                - Oklahoma State Chapter
NAIFA - Oklahoma, Inc.

Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association
Oklahoma Library Association
Oklahoma State Association of Health Underwriters, Inc.
Real Estate Appraiser Board
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 Tire Recyclers, LLC
Oklahoma Wholesale Marketers Association d/b/a Wholesale Marketers



Source of Registration Data: Oklahoma Ethics Commission (updated 2/15/17)