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TOBACCO LOBBYISTS

According to Oklahoma Ethics Commission records, 12 persons are currently registered (as of 5/23/16) to lobby in Oklahoma on behalf of tobacco companies or tobacco industry trade associations. Most of these individuals have also registered to lobby for a variety of other client organizations.



Gwendolyn Caldwell

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
AT&T Services, Inc.
Caldwell and Associates, LLC
Catapult Learning West, LLC
Norvell Consulting, LLC
Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association
Oklahomans for Consumer Freedom, Inc.
Oklahoma Public School Resource Center, Inc
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Stand for Children, Inc.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Tulsa Community College



Robert Eric Donaldson
Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates
Altria Group, Inc. (previously Philip Morris Companies, Inc.) is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, John Middleton, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., and NuMark. It is the largest tobacco company in the United States. Brands include Marlboro, Parliament, Virginia Slims, Basic, Benson & Hedges, Cambridge, Chesterfield, Commander, Dave's, L&M, Lark, Merit, Players, Saratoga, Copenhagen, Skoal, and Black & Mild.



David Stephen Edwards
Xcaliber International LTD., L.L.C.
Xcaliber International is a cigarette manufacturer located in Pryor, Oklahoma. Brands include Echo, Exeter, and Edgefield.

OTHER CLIENTS
Anthem, Inc. and its Affiliates
AT&T Services, Inc.
Cimarex Energy Co.
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc
International Paper Company
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
Master Limited Partnership Association
Mayo Hotel & Lofts Limited Partnership
Millenium Health
MillerCoors LLC
Multistate Associates, Inc. on behalf of Rave Mobile Safety
Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers
Oklahoma Injury Benefit Coalition, Inc.
Oklahoma Sheriff's Association
Quad Graphics
ResCare
Sabre GLBL Inc.
Targa Resources LLC
The Bama Companies, Inc.
The Edwards Firm, Inc.
The Ross Group, L.L.C.
Treasurer, State
Tulsa County Sheriff's Office
Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority
Unit Corporation
Watco Companies, L.L.C.



Richard L. Haselwood

RAI Services Company
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.



James Matthew McSpadden

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
Advance America, Cash Advance Centers of Oklahoma, Inc.
AFLAC
Capitol Health Management
Central Liquor Company, L.P.
Consumer Data Industry Association
Dish Network L.L.C.
DraftKings, Inc.
FanDuel, Inc.
Farm Credit of Oklahoma
Home & Community Based Services Council, Inc.

Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Molecular Testing Lans
Motion Picture Association of America

Multistate Associates, Inc.
Oasis Legal Finance, LLC
Oklahoma Agricultural Education Teacher's Association
Oklahoma Justice Society

Oklahoma Livestock Marketing Association
Oklahoma Public Charter School Association
Oklahoma Soft Drink Association

Oklahoma Surgical Hospital, LLC
The Institute for Responsible Alcohol Policy
The Oklahoma Pork Council, Inc.
Western Union Financial Services, Inc



Kathleen Theresa McSpadden

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
Advance America, Cash Advance Centers of Oklahoma, Inc.
Capitol Health Management
Central Liquor Company, L.P.

Oklahoma Public Charter School Association
Oklahoma Soft Drink Association

The Oklahoma Pork Council, Inc.



James Milner

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
American Institute of Architects, Oklahoma Chapter
BIOS
Burford Capitol
Capitol Health Management
Central Liquor Company, L.P.
Dish Network LLC
DraftKings, Inc.
FanDuel, Inc.
GD2 Investment LP
McSpadden Milner Robinson LLC
Oklahoma Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
Oklahoma Justice Society

Oklahoma Public Charter School Association
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
Republic Beverage Co.
TNT Fireworks, Inc.
Valir Acute Care, LLC
Verizon



Richard Phillips

Oklahoma Retail Cigar Association, Inc.
The Oklahoma Retail Cigar Association is an Oklahoma Domestic Not For-Profit Corporation filed on December 30, 2013.

OTHER CLIENTS
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Oklahoma Association of Community Action Agencies, Inc.
Oklahoma Association of Realtors



Tom Rogers

Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates
Altria Group, Inc. (previously Philip Morris Companies, Inc.) is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, John Middleton, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., and NuMark. It is the largest tobacco company in the United States. Brands include Marlboro, Parliament, Virginia Slims, Basic, Benson & Hedges, Cambridge, Chesterfield, Commander, Dave's, L&M, Lark, Merit, Players, Saratoga, Copenhagen, Skoal, and Black & Mild.

OTHER CLIENTS
Joint Industrial Foundation
Mid Size City Coalition
National Waste & Recycling Association
Oklahoma Tire Recyclers, LLC



Seth Rott

Reynolds American Inc.
Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. RAI is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company, LLC; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. Brands include Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Misty, and Capri.

OTHER CLIENTS
1938 Beer Distributors Association of Oklahoma
American Institute of Architects, Central Oklahoma Chapter
Capitol City Associates, Inc.
Central Liquor Company, L.P.
Dish Network LLC
DraftKings, Inc.
McSpadden Milner Robinson, LLC
Oklahoma Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
Oklahoma Justice Society
Oklahoma Primary Care Association
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
Real Estate Appraiser Board
Valir Acute Care, LLC



Benny F. Vanatta

Swisher International, Inc.
Swisher International Group is the world's largest cigar company (in units sold) and is America’s largest cigar exporter, shipping to nearly 90 countries. Products include little cigars, cigarillos, large cigars and smokeless tobacco. Brands include Swisher Sweets, Swisher BLK, Blackstone, Goodies, King Edward, Royal Gold, Optimo, and Kayak.

OTHER CLIENTS
Benny F. Vanatta, Inc.
Craft Beer Association of Oklahoma
Eyemart Express LLC
McDonald's Restaurants of Oklahoma, Inc.

Oklahoma Hotel and Motel Association, Inc.
Oklahoma Lakes and Countries Association
Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners Association
Oklahoma Restaurant Association
Oklahoma Rural Telephone Coalition
Oklahoma Travel Industry Association
The Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants



Gary Don Williams

Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates
Altria Group, Inc. (previously Philip Morris Companies, Inc.) is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, John Middleton, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., and NuMark. It is the largest tobacco company in the United States. Brands include Marlboro, Parliament, Virginia Slims, Basic, Benson & Hedges, Cambridge, Chesterfield, Commander, Dave's, L&M, Lark, Merit, Players, Saratoga, Copenhagen, Skoal, and Black & Mild.

OTHER CLIENTS
Oklahoma Tire Recyclers, LLC
Oklahoma Wholesale Marketers Association
Waste Management of Oklahoma, Inc.



Source of Registration Data: Oklahoma Ethics Commission (updated 5/23/16)