Since 2002, Dunaskiss Consulting and Development Inc. (DCD) has been providing world class advocacy for our clients.
We are more than a traditional lobbying firm, we are a full service public affairs consulting organization. We provide our clients with political strategy, grassroots management, public relations, and direct lobbying services.
DCD has evolved over the years and has grown to be one of the top performing and most referred lobbying firms in the state of Michigan and Washington D.C.! We service a wide variety of clients with very diverse needs and interests.
Beyond our government and consulting experience, we are also business owners within an array of different backgrounds including: property sales and management, manufacturing and distribution, restaurant management and retail services. These experiences provide us with insight and perspective regarding any challenge you may face with your business.
Dunaskiss Consulting & Development Inc. (DCD) was founded by former Michigan State Senator and Representative, Mat Dunaskiss. Mat has 35 years of experience with Michigan State Government. He served as a State Representative from 1981 to 1990 and served in the Michigan State Senate from 1991 to 2002.Biography
Diane Dunaskiss, just completed her third term on Wayne State University Board of Governors. She was the only Republican to win three statewide elections for the Wayne State Board. Diane earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and her Education Administration Certification at Wayne State. Because she believes in giving back, she sought to serve on the board of her alma mater.Biography
Justin Dunaskiss is Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Dunaskiss Consulting & Development (DCD), a full-service, multi-client governmental affairs, lobbying, and consulting organization.Biography
Jenn Zielinski is an integral part of the DCD organization, bringing 20+ years of corporate experience to our flourishing firm. She has been instrumental in developing and implementing internal procedures and streamlining processes.Biography
Lisa Hutchison has lived in Lake Orion for 25 years where she raised 3 children and was very involved in the school system where her children attended.Biography
Jamie is a small business owner and artist from Lake Orion, Michigan. She specializes in marketing, electronic communications, research social media, and graphic design.Biography
Erin Lammers is a recent graduate who occupies a versatile role investigating markets, managing client updates, and evaluating facility applications at the state and local levels. She loves discussing social justice issues and visiting museums – her dream is to help incorporate marginalized narratives into public spaces through educational outreach.Biography
Jake brings vast experience as a writer and telecommunications executive to DCD. In the past, he has worked as a research assistant to the President of Hillsdale College as well as working closely with Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Sir Winston Churchill.Biography
Utilize our political decision making experience to draft and analyze legislation for private and non-profit entities to improve their interests and to shape public policy.
Complete management services for all size Associations, whether they are looking to first establish themselves or take their organization to the next level. Our services include administration, meeting planning, membership development and retention, fundraising, strategic consulting and partnerships relations.
Arm our clients with pertinent information related to their industries to ensure they have the most accurate legislation. We then walk our clients through legislation and related information and assist them with strategies on how navigate through the process and how to influence the bills.
Interface with local, state and federal Economic Development Corporations and related entities to assist our clients with various incentives, grants, funding options, etc.
Assist our clients with the RFP process to optimize success.
Work with regulators at the local, state and federal level on behalf of our clients to ensure their matters are resolved in a timely matter.
Monitor bills throughout the legislative proceedings that are of interest to our clients and provide analysis of the impact on their organization.
Provide full service state and municipal application consulting and completion, including business plans and all additionally required documents.
In today’s ever evolving political and private sector marketplace it is critical that businesses and organizations have a strategic communication process that delivers specific, timely messaging to the appropriate audiences.