Robin Winston has established outstanding careers in government, politics and business. Now a successful businessperson in Indianapolis, he runs one of the largest minority-owned government affairs, community relations and public outreach firms in the nation.
He is a graduate of the University of Louisville, where he was elected president of the student body. Mr. Winston later served as a chief of staff at the City of Louisville's legislative body and worked with a diverse constituency to ensure access to City services and support.
In 1993, he moved to Indiana and was selected by then-Lieutenant Governor Frank O'Bannon's staff as a community development specialist. He would later join the O'Bannon Administration as a Special Assistant to the Lieutenant Governor. Mr. Winston left public employment in 1996 and became deputy director of O'Bannon's successful gubernatorial campaign and became Chairperson of the Indiana Democratic Party in 1999 at the request of Governor O'Bannon, United States Senator Evan Bayh and Congresswoman Julia Carson.
In 2008, he worked with the Obama for President staff on the General Election campaign by providing office space for legal, Get Out the Vote and volunteer offices the campaign. He would later serve as a member of the Presidential Electoral College.
Mr. Winston is a life member of the NAACP and a member of the Board of the Indiana State Museum and Historical Places. He remains a supporter of public schools. His companion firm, the Winston/Terrell Group, has successfully provided support for 53 of 65 school referendum decisions in Indiana, helping Indiana public schools secure hundreds of millions of dollars to support schoolchildren. He has been an active participant in philanthropic and civic affairs in Indianapolis, with major gifts to the Indiana Historical Society’s Winston Family Fund for African-American History and the Levi Coffin Interpretive Center’s Winston Reading Room.
Steve Riggs brings considerable government experience to our team. He served twenty-eight (28) years in the Kentucky General Assembly. He gained invaluable knowledge of local government issues as Chair of the House Local Government Committee, which is charged with establishing cooperation with city and county governments. Steve worked with private sector leaders as the Senior Ranking Member of the House Banking and Insurance Committee. Steve played key roles in passing laws that established or reformed public protection, transportation, local government reform, and financial services initiatives.
Riggs also served as President of the National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL). He owns an insurance agency business that has successfully operated for thirty (30) years. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky