About the Firm

The OB♦C Group, LLC, is a premier bipartisan public policy consulting firm intentionally scaled in size to provide multiple government relations services, while at the same time maintaining the ability to give each client the full attention on a real-time basis of the entirety of the firm’s cadre of professionals. It was founded in 1993 by Lawrence F. O’Brien III and Nicholas Calio and was originally named O’Brien♦Calio. The firm’s name was changed in 2001 to The OB♦C Group.

The OB♦C Group specializes in advocacy before the Legislative and Executive branches of the Federal Government. The firm provides:

  • strategic counseling,
  • project management,
  • direct communication with senior government officials, members of Congress and congressional staff, and
  • monitoring of and participation in public policy and political events and activities.

The firm also assists clients in the preparation and coordination of their public policy and public relations strategies. More...



  • Strategic counseling,
  • Strategic plan development and implementation for public policy and public relations,
  • Coordination of public affairs and public relations strategies,
  • Advocacy training and education

Standards of Performance

All OB♦C professionals are kept fully apprised of the client’s interests and activities and meet regularly internally to review progress on client objectives. More...

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The OB♦C Group, LLC
1350 Eye Street, NW
Suite 690
Washington, DC 20005


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