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Attorney H. Julian Philpott named partner at Hayes Group Consulting

SANFORD, N.C. — Corporate attorney and licensed lobbyist H. Julian Philpott has been named senior partner at Hayes Group Consulting, a firm providing professional services to help economic development and community development organizations thrive.

In his role as senior partner, he will provide legal advice and serve as lead lobbyist. He joins Managing Partner Charles Hayes, Managing Partner Jan Hayes and Senior Strategist Dan Parks in the two-year-old consulting firm.

Philpott spent three decades working as a lobbyist and general counsel for the nonprofit North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation and its affiliated companies. His expertise extends to education, as well, where he previously served on the Board of Directors for Communities in Schools of Lee County and currently as chair of the Board of Trustees for Central Carolina Community College, a position he has held for about half of his 12-year tenure on the board.

His public service also includes work as deputy commissioner with the North Carolina Industrial Commission, associate attorney general for the State of North Carolina and two years as a member of the North Carolina Commission to Address Smart Growth, Growth Management and Development Issues. Philpott received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Julian to our team,” said Jan Hayes. “With his background and more than 30 years of experience in lobbying and legislative affairs, he will be a wonderful addition to Hayes Group Consulting and provide precisely the perspective and expertise our clients need for success."

Hayes Group Consulting helps economic and community development organizations thrive with a portfolio of services including strategic direction, management advice, lobbying representation and public relations services. More information is available at hayesgroup.org.

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Managing Partner Jan Hayes

Senior Partner H. Julian Philpott

Senior Partner H. Julian Philpott

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