George ReddenDirector, Government Affairs
“My time on Capitol Hill has prepared me to deliver targeted results and assist our clients through the often lengthy and arduous legislative process. I bring the same focus on clear communication and timely response to KBS as I did during my tenure serving Senator Moran.”
George Redden, Director of Government Affairs, joined KBS after serving Kansans for six years as a senior policy aide for Senator Jerry Moran. He advised the Senator on a range of issues, with a special focus in amateur and professional sports, consumer protection, law enforcement, and immigration.
George managed the Senator’s work on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. In this role, he was a key member of the policy team that advised Senator Moran during his investigation into abuse within the Olympic movement and failures by the United State Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, and Michigan State University, as well as the drafed and managed the passage of the Empowering Olympic, Paralympic , and Amateur Athletes Act. Additionally, he covered the Senator’s work as the top Republican on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, securing millions in federal assistance for Kansas law enforcement.
George has experience engaging with the Executive Branch, including Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, Consumer Product Safety Commission, and other a variety of other federal, state, and local agencies.
George earned his BA in Political Science from Kansas State University. Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, he moved to Wichita, Kansas in middle school. George and his wife Sydney, currently reside in Arlington but continue to call Kansas home. They are active members of Saint Monica and Saint James Episcopal Church, where George serves as Junior Warden.