Peter H. Glessing is a Grassroots Advocacy and Communications Associate at Primacy Strategy Group. As a critical member of the firm’s government relations team he advises clients on communications and grassroots advocacy efforts to raise their profile and legislative agenda with legislators, decision-makers, and media outlets across the state. His work involves a variety of issue areas including business regulation, public safety, healthcare, workforce development, transportation, and environmental regulation.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Glessing served in a variety of key roles at the Minnesota House of Representatives. During his time at the legislature, Mr. Glessing served as Deputy Director of Public Affairs at the Minnesota House Republican Caucus. He oversaw the communication department’s implementation of caucus media strategy on a diverse legislative agenda, served as a communications consultant to over 70 state representatives, and was the communications advisor for the House majority leader.
Having worked in and around state government for nine years, Mr. Glessing has developed a deep understanding of the state’s political landscape, the policy issues facing the legislature, and public relations efforts required to succeed in the state’s political environment. His knowledge of the legislative process, key players, and media landscape is a tremendous asset to firm clients.
Outside of the firm, Mr. Glessing serves as a member of the Citizens League Board of Directors and sings in the Cathedral Choir at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.
Mr. Glessing graduated with a Bachelors of Arts from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and earned his J.D. from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.