Company Profile for KP Public Affairs

--()--KP Public Affairs (“KP,” is an award-winning public affairs and public relations firm located in the heart of downtown Sacramento. We are the largest advocacy and public relations firm based in California, and have been in operation since 1996. Our team is composed of experts in a wide range of policy and regulatory issues, project management, earned media and communications, social and digital media, coalition building, and grassroots outreach and engagement.

KP offers big firm services with a boutique personal touch, working in alignment with our clients to develop a communications plan and strategy that resonates with, and ultimately achieves, their vision of success for the short and long term. We create tailored work plans that are creative, strategic, organized, adheres to agreed upon timelines, and are regularly measured for effectiveness.

Our winning combination of media successes, advertising prowess, and a long history of policy engagement makes us a top-tier candidate to fulfill your needs.

Big Team, Boutique Service. Though KP is recognized as one of the largest public affairs firms in California, we treat all of our clients and projects with individualized attention, assigning a dedicated small team of qualified experts to get the job done. KP tailors work plans, strategy, and tactics to the needs of each client, and identifies areas of opportunities along the way to help our clients succeed. Our clients include Fortune 500 corporations, state agencies, industry associations, local governments, non-profits, tech startups, and small businesses. We are a certified small business in the state of California.

Public Relations Expertise. Our team has a long history of earned media expertise, and established relationships with reporters and outlets throughout the country. We know that a successful media campaign is not just about volume, but about quality of placements. KP works with clients to develop a comprehensive and meaningful story to help them accomplish their goals as an organization, with results that have a lasting impact. This includes identifying key and timely message tracks, elevating organizational profiles through thought leadership categories, strategic advice on impacting government affairs, brand creation, and crisis communications support.

Community Outreach and Engagement. KP knows how to organize, engage, and guide communities to take action. In addition to our knowledge of digital, earned, and social media to help connect with audiences across the nation, our stellar relationships with existing and past clients and participation in statewide business and trade associations makes us a perfect match for reaching large audiences quickly and effectively.

Integrated Approach. KP was among the first firms to combine legislative lobbying, regulatory advocacy, digital outreach, and public relations. We have a forward-thinking approach, integrating our resources and expertise, and engaging traditional and new digital communication channels.

California Focused, Nationally Minded. We know California through and through. We have built coalitions statewide, and managed public affairs programs in local communities north and south, coastal and inland. We know the politics and the policy triggers of different regions of the state. We understand statewide priorities and what motivates the Legislature and the Administration, as well as how national priorities can impact our clients.

Insights Oriented. KP is known as a research-based firm, creating strategies based on insights from thorough preparation. We use the latest technology to track audience impact and results, and to demonstrate how our efforts translate into meaningful results and a high ROI for our clients.

If you are interested in hearing how we can help you, please contact Patrick George at 916-498-7731 or


KP Public Affairs



Headquarters Address:

621 Capitol Mall


Suite 1900


Sacramento, CA 95814



Main Telephone:







Type of Organization:





Public Relations/Investor Relations



Key Executives:

Partner: Michael K. Burns


Partner: Patrick George


Partner: Alison MacLeod



Public Relations/Investor Relations



Patrick George