About the Author

Bill Strusinski has over 40 years of state government lobbying experiences. Early in his career, he served in a variety of positions in the Executive Branch, including Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of Administration. He served three Governors, including Wendell Anderson, Rudy Perpich and Al Quie.

He was responsible for the daily operations of the State Building Code and State Architects Office, Central Motor Pool, Purchasing and five other divisions that provided general support services to all state agencies. He was also responsible for all state construction for five years and was the Governor’s lead advocate to secure legislative funding support for over $1 Billion in state capital investment projects.

Since his early days in State Government, Strusinski has developed expertise in building and construction regulations, government finance and tax policy, public health policy, capital investment (bonding projects) and business regulation. He continues to work extensively with the major business regulatory (commerce), legacy, environment, finance, capital investment and tax committees in the legislature and understands their impact on small business and individuals.

Strusinski has received numerous awards recognizing his professional abilities, including being named as one of the top ten lobbyists in Minnesota by the Star Tribune newspaper. He says what he enjoys most about lobbying is empowering people, and using his rich experience and contacts in the public and private sectors to successfully represent his clients.

Bill Strusinski and his wife, Kirsten Libby, make their home in Scandia, Minnesota.