About Us

Advocom Group is a global advocacy and strategic communications consulting firm helping companies, associations and nonprofits tell their stories and achieve their government, public relations, and business development goals.

Advocom Group is led by its Founder and Principal, A.J. Donelson. As an attorney, business leader, and government relations consultant, A.J. is recognized as a trusted advisor to private sector clients on opportunities and challenges that lie at the intersection of business and government.

Over the course of his career in Washington, D.C., A.J. headed the federal government affairs office of a Fortune 500 company, he led the growth and sale of two public affairs consulting firms to publicly traded global marketing communications companies, he is a mentor and investor in several technology start-up companies, and he manages Advocom Group’s client services.

A.J. takes a hands-on approach with Advocom Group clients. His personal responsibility for the success of each client project is a core feature of the company’s value proposition. He is proud of the firm’s achievements for its clients, and he is energized by each new client opportunity and challenge.

In addition to A.J.’s leadership, Advocom Group consultants bring to each client a proven track record of helping clients:

  • Connect the Dots. We help clients piece together information, data, and relationships to connect the dots, see the big picture and develop winning strategies.
  • Assemble the Right Team. We bring together teams of experts with senior level experience in both the public and private sectors.
  • Provide Personalized Service. We provide hands-on, personalized service. When you hire us, our senior level professionals are who you work with.
  • Deliver Cost Effective Solutions. Our lean, nimble approach to client service enables us to avoid costly overhead and over staffing. We keep our costs low so you can keep your costs low.
  • Challenge the conventional. Sometimes, a tried-and-true strategy is exactly the right approach. At other times, an assignment calls for taking the path less traveled. We are professionals recognized for finding solutions for highly complex client problems and opportunities.