Where will your business be in five, ten, fifteen years?

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Who we are

McBride Consulting and Business Development Group has an experienced team of consultants with a strong track record of success. Our team brings a combination of public and private-sector expertise to understand the challenges facing your business. We work on an individual level with every client, big and small, to craft and execute a custom strategic plan to achieve positive, growth-inducing results.

Industry Solutions

Here are some areas that we specialize in:

Information Technology

Our team is well versed in the Information Technology sector. With expertise in business development, the ability to provide support in an assortment of areas, and solicit new lead...

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Affordable Housing

Our team of Government Relations and Communications professionals understand how to work with both government and the community to build successful projects, and have the expertise...

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Construction

Our team of proven professionals have the tools needed to aid companies in the construction industry. We understand all aspects of advancing complex construction projects, from si...

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Energy

Our team has a well-earned reputation of successfully working to advance energy projects in an increasingly complicated regulatory environment.  We work with leading nationa...

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Transportation

Our team has industry-leading clients and relationships in the transportation sector. Our full suite of services can help transportation companies in all aspects of their business....

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RFP & Grant Writing Support

Today’s leading corporations employ a wide array of techniques and approaches to market their products and services to potential customers, but when a prospect sends you a Reques...

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

As a full service Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) consulting firm, McBride Consulting and Business Development Group, is ultimately, in the business of change. Globally, the wo...

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M/WBE Certified Practice

McBride advises companies on M/WBE participation requirements, formulating successful strategies for compliance, and connecting them with verified MWBE subcontractors. Learn how...

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Government Affairs

Our team provides lobbying services to advocate for businesses whose products or services intersect with local, state, national, or international governments. Learn how we can ...

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Business Plan Consulting

Our team provides business planning and consulting services to diverse industries and nascent markets. We work with our clients to understand your business, identify problems, stra...

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Why you need us

  • Has your business peaked and you now need a plan to diversify so it can continue to grow?
  • Do you know business growth is stalled, but can't pinpoint why?
  • Do you need a strategic partner to take your business to a more efficient and profitable level?
  • Does your business need help navigating the political arena in order to get the job done?

These questions are just the start. If your business isn't where you want it to be, we can help get it there.

See why City & State NY ranked us in the top 50 NYC lobbyists

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Here's what our clients have to say

“Robert McBride is a results-oriented leader and partner. We have very successfully worked with him as our Government Affairs partner in New York. He is a strategic, creative, entrepreneurial, and well-connected problem solver. Robert has been the president of a global trade association and a hands-on operator with first-hand experience in owning and running a business. He is also astute in governmental legislative and regulatory matters. I am pleased to give him my highest recommendation.”

Mark Joseph, CDO

Transdev Group

“Robert met us in Australia and identified our technology as world leading. He very efficiently helped us launch in North America providing a wide range of support including starting an office, complying with all the corporate governance requirements of a U.S. entity, and launching our product. His real strength and value then increased with strong advice on marketing, sales, and positioning a business for growth in North America. We are now trading in 42 U.S. cities and have made an Australian business succeed in the U.S. with Robert’s support throughout the entire journey.”

Matthew Bellizia, CEO

Mobile Tracking and Data Pty, Ltd.

“Working with Robert McBride made our work and growth infinitely easier. I highly value him as a problem-solving resource. He was a vital resource when it came to things like obtaining the necessary licensing and permissions from the City of Denver for our building upgrades and modifications—something that isn’t easy to do in Denver! We know we’ll always get open and honest communication from Robert, no matter the topic or issue; his straightforward and direct answers keep things moving. And I highly appreciate his willingness to sit and talk over whatever issue or question is the current business challenge. His expertise and personable nature make choosing Robert as your business’ problem solver an easy decision.”

Tim McCarthy

Eureka Vapor Colorado

“Having Robert McBride, and the team at McBride Consulting and Business Development Group has helped greatly in navigating the complicated and often contradictory laws, and regulations governing our business, which is now the top producing video lottery casino in New York State. Their dedication, knowledge of our industry, and attention to achieving our goal has been invaluable. Robert McBride is a great resource, especially when it comes to problem-solving. I highly recommend him as a first-call resource.”

Phil Nolan, President and CEO

Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. and Jake’s 58 Casino

Meet the team

People that bring you results

Robert McBride - President - McBride Consulting & Business Development Group

Robert McBride

President & CEO

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luis montes - SVP - partner - public affairs, communications and political consultant

Luis E. Montes

Senior Partner - State & Local Government Practice

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David Archard - WATER INDUSTRY CONSULTANT

David Archard

Vice President - Water & Environmental Practice

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Michael Spinelli - Vice President & Managing Director - McBride Consulting & Business Development Group

Michael Spinelli

Vice President & Managing Director

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Becky Brooks - Senior VP & Managing Director in Denver Colorado - CO

Becky Brooks

Senior Vice President & Managing Director

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marcos maldonado - communications - programs and grant procurement director

Marcos Maldonado

Senior Vice President - Grants & Procurement Practice

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kevin mulligan - EXECUTIVE CONSULTANT

Kevin Mulligan

Vice President

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james williams - executive VP and international business consultant

James Williams

Executive VP - Military & Security Specialist

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jon schneider - senior consultant - crisis management - public relations

Jon Schneider

Executive Vice President & Partner - Crisis Communications & Public Relations Practice

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angelina ramirez - senior executive consultant - mwbe practice director

Angelina Ramirez

Senior Vice President - MWBE & Cannabis Practice

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paul miller - strategic advisor - government affairs strategies

Paul Miller

Strategic Partner - Federal Legislation & Healthcare Specialist

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jamie besner - strategic advisor & lobbyist - Toronto CA

Jamie Besner

Vice President

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duwayne gregory senior VP - diversity issues and MWBE practice

DuWayne Gregory

Senior Vice President - DEI Practice

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kate mcbride - executive operations coordinator - McBride Consulting & Business Development Group

Kate McBride

Chief Administration Officer - Transportation Consultant

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nick cambas - senior executive consultant - transportation management service

Nick Cambas

Vice President

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michael shabkie - non-emergency transportation executive consultant

Michael Shabkie

Vice President

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tom metzger - senior associate - government procurement

Tom Metzger

Vice President - Public Works & Infrastructure Practice

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john mcdonough - senior associate - crisis management

John McDonough

Vice President

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tom cilmi - senior executive consultant

Tom Cilmi

Vice President - Local Governments Practice

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rebecca sinclair - chief operating officer - community renewal and economic development

Rebecca Sinclair

Chief Operating Officer

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rochelle kelly-apson - senior executive consultant - labor, government, and on political campaigns

Rochelle Kelly-Apson

Senior Vice President - Energy and Economic Development Practice

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bob mcbride - executive consultant

Bob McBride

Executive Operations Director

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Vincent Vesce - SENIOR VP - ALBANY / NYC LOBBYIST

Vincent Vesce

Senior Vice President - Transportation & Aviation Practice

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Your business is our business

Each client is unique. We listen, observe, and learn. And then we become your partner. Your success is our success. Your business becomes our business.

We'll help identify what's going wrong and what's going right. We'll work with your team to understand the landscape, identify opportunities you were unaware of, and position your business to achieve success and growth.

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Our Clients

GET by JGM
Gramercy Group
Henry Schein
Ideal Supply Co
J c steel
JGM Construction
liberty utilities
liquid death mountain water
NEBR
nassau inter-county express
NRP group
NSH institute
NY transco
opengov
paylock
peconic river sportsmans club
premier mechanical services
rise
S & D real estate
suez
STS inc
suffolk OTB
sunrise wind
the surf lodge
Standard Valuation Services
techgardens information solutions
TTC
the trans group llc
transdev
unifund
unipro
Vepo Solutions
XL Fleet
YES
conifer R.E. development, construction & management
EDTECH GROUP
eversource energy
Factory-Direct-Bus-Sales
Concern for Independent Living
clear river environmental
the briad group
airport parking systems
Alliant Insurance
Andre Kikoksi architect
axis
bayberry capital group
bolla market
scott j beigel memorial fund 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization
insulation asbestos remediation
h2m architects & engineers
curb mobility - systems - media
bristol group
arista careers

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Learn more or contact us today and start the conversation that could take your business to a whole new level of success

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