Rudie Martinson is a member of the State and Local Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs team at the Primacy Strategy Group. He has an extensive background in government affairs and public policy. Prior to joining Primacy Strategy Group Rudie spent a decade as the Executive Director of the ND Hospitality Association, the state’s trade association for the restaurant, lodging, and retail beverage industries. During his time there, he developed a reputation as an eloquent and effective coalition builder and advocate.
Prior to his work with the ND Hospitality Association, he worked with the North Dakota Policy Council, Americans for Prosperity – North Dakota, and the North Dakota Republican Party. In 2013, he was named to the Bismarck Tribune’s “Top 40 Under 40.”
Mr. Martinson holds a B.S. in English from North Dakota State University. He resides in Fargo with his wife, Juli.