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Kathy Oatis

OTAC Lobbyist
Kathy Oatis is a Colorado native with 30 years of success representing government, professional associations, and a wide variety of business interests before the legislative and executive branches of Colorado state government.  Kathy’s expertise lies in managing often controversial and high profile legislation and amendments through the process.  She also specializes in Joint Budget Committee activities.

Kathy launched her professional lobbying career as Government Affairs Manager for US WEST that became Qwest and later Century Link.  While in-house at US West, she met Steve and started working with him on various corporate and utility issues.  Kathy started her own independent lobbying practice in 1994.

Depending upon her clients’ legislative needs, Kathy develops and executes strategies to pass, amend, or defeat legislation.  Year after year, she delivers often difficult-to-achieve legislative victories, a bi-partisan approach to legislative advocacy, and success navigating through the legislature’s partisan political landscape.