Rising Client Demand Drives Expansion: Shumaker Advisors Bolsters Team with Key Government Affairs Specialists

FLORIDA — Shumaker Advisors, a leading government affairs firm known for its unwavering commitment to advocacy and client success, is thrilled to announce the addition of two accomplished professionals to its dynamic team. Amy C. Bisceglia has joined as Principal, and Michelle A. Turman, CFRE has joined as Vice President as the firm experiences remarkable client growth and heightened momentum.

"Shumaker Advisors has experienced a surge in client growth, a testament to our dedication and proven track record in achieving results. Amy’s widespread state government experience and Michelle’s extensive nonprofit experience makes them perfect additions as we expand our reach and strengthen client connections throughout Florida,” shared Ron Christaldi, President and CEO of Shumaker Advisors Florida.

With more than 15 years of building and maintaining relationships with legislators, legislative staff, and the executive branch, Amy Bisceglia joins Shumaker Advisors as a dedicated advocate for state lobbying. She brings a deep understanding of the legislative landscape at the state level and is well equipped to advise clients and strategize a path forward for their governmental success. Amy’s expertise and strategic approach will enable Shumaker Advisors to provide even more comprehensive and effective lobbying services to its clients, ensuring their voices are heard where it matters most.

“I am incredibly honored to join the Shumaker Advisors team and ready to contribute my best to help us reach new heights together,” said Amy.

Michelle Turman, an accomplished specialist in nonprofit affairs, is the second addition to Shumaker Advisors’ growing team. With more than 30 years of nonprofit experience as an executive and founder of Catalyst Consulting Services, she has a proven track record of success in advancing the missions of various nonprofit organizations. Michelle’s unique perspective into the nonprofit sector will play a pivotal role in expanding Shumaker Advisors’ portfolio of services, enabling the firm to advocate for causes that matter deeply to its clients.

"I am proud to join Shumaker Advisors so that together we can increase the impact of our nonprofit clients in the communities we serve," Michelle shared.

Amy and Michelle join a growing Shumaker Advisors team that has quickly assembled one of the most influential and experienced public affairs firms in Florida and beyond. With offices now in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Washington, D.C., in recent months, Shumaker Advisors grew its Federal team with the addition of Chris Salemme as Senior Vice President of Federal Affairs.