“Roberti Global is a bipartisan federal government affairs and public relations firm with offices in Washington, DC and New York City”

  • Experience.

    When it comes to your issue, no problem is too complex and no challenge is too great. With over seventy years of collective experience in political advocacy and strategic issues management, we know our way around Washington. We’ve earned our stripes the hard way: at the highest levels of government, on the campaign trail, and as top advisors to Fortune 500 companies, philanthropic institutions, trade associations, and foreign governments. We have a firm grasp of the legislative process, a strong sense of how the institutions of government operate, and a solid understanding of what works and what doesn’t.

    Proven leaders in their areas of expertise, our professionals have been at the forefront of a number of significant federal legislative and regulatory actions in the following issue areas:

    • Antitrust
    • Energy
    • Environment
    • Finance
    • FDA
    • Health Care
    • Foreign Relations
    • Intellectual Property
    • International Trade
    • Tax
    • Telecommunications, Wireless and Satellite Communications
    • Information Technology
    • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Our ability to achieve winning outcomes for our clients is predicated not only on our knowledge and experience, but on our strong bipartisan relationships with key decision makers. With our team of seasoned Republican and Democratic strategists, we effectively represent our clients’ interests no matter which way the political wind is blowing or the party in control. That’s why we’ve been successful in helping clients of all sizes and stripes realize their legislative and public relations objectives.

  • Creativity.

    Recognizing that policy, politics, and publicity are often intertwined, we excel at developing strategies that are smart, innovative, and uniquely tailored to help you win in any political environment. From coalition building to online advocacy, grassroots campaigns to media placement, and everything in between, we know how to create an approach that will have an immediate and effective impact.

  • Results.

    We understand that what matters most to our clients are results. We’ve succeeded in having lawmakers introduce legislation, promote or oppose new initiatives, amend or re-interpret regulations, and conduct or change the direction of a public inquiry. Whatever the goal or issue area, we possess the know-how and the ability to deliver. And we have the record to prove it.

Learn more about our record of helping clients succeed in Washington.

Our Team

Vin Roberti

Vin Roberti Chairman

As Chairman of Roberti Global, Vin Roberti draws on both his political expertise and exceptional understanding of how Washington, DC works to help clients successfully navigate through Congress, the White House, and federal agencies. Described by GQ magazine as one of “The Influencers… behind the scenes who make things happen,” Vin is recognized by his peers, CEOs, and decision-makers across the federal government as the person with the judgment, contacts, and strategic sense to get things done.

Steven Irizarry

Steven Irizarry Managing Partner

Steven Irizarry is the Managing Partner of Roberti Global LLC, and specializes in providing strategic policy, political counsel and advocacy for clients with issues before Congress and the Administration. A recognized expert on healthcare and life sciences issues involving the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Steve has a proven record both on and off Capitol Hill for his ability to affect a public policy debate and shepherd legislation through Congress.


Israel "Izzy" Klein Managing Partner

A 20 year political and policy veteran, Izzy worked as the top communications aide for Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and then-Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA). Before joining Roberti Global, Izzy was a senior principal at the Podesta Group, a leading Washington DC public affairs firm. Izzy has worked very closely with Senate and House Democrats across a dozen top committees and in the leadership, a range of administration officials, regulatory agencies, think tanks and other third parties, in addition to the Washington and national media outlets.

Ambassador Vladimir Petrovic

Ambassador Vladimir Petrovic Partner

Ambassador Petrovic began his career as a political organizer and campaign consultant, where he specialized in fundraising and strategy. Some of the campaigns he worked on include Governor Jennifer Granholm’s successful campaign in 2002 and President Barrack Obama’s U.S. Senate campaign 2004. Amb. Petrovic subsequently worked for the State of Illinois as the Director of Personnel in the Capital Development Board, and later as the Deputy Director of the Office of Trade and Investment. In this role, he led Illinois-based companies on trade missions throughout the world. During his tenure as Deputy Director, the state experienced exponential increases in trade exports.

Drew Cole

Drew Cole Partner

As a seasoned DC veteran with over 13 years of lobbying, campaign and fundraising experience, Drew has represented some of the largest corporations, trade associations, and non-profits before Congress and the Administration. Drew has keen knowledge of Inside-the-Beltway politics and brings a strong network of Republican Hill and Administration relationships to Roberti Global.

Lydia Calio Strunk

Lydia Calio Strunk Partner

Lydia Strunk spent just under a decade as a House Republican Leadership aide, most recently serving as Deputy Floor Director for two Speakers of the House of Representatives: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). In her capacity as Deputy Floor Director, she advised members of the Republican Conference on the rules and procedures of the House. Lydia was also responsible for many of the Speaker's institutional floor roles, including State of the Union and Joint Meetings of Congress.

Ashley O’Sullivan

Ashley O’Sullivan Research Associate

Ashley O’Sullivan is responsible for conducting research, monitoring legislation, and providing other support to clients and staff members. Prior to joining Roberti Global, Ashley worked in the U.K. Parliament for a Member of the House of Lords, and before that, worked in Mysore, India for a community development NGO.