Built on Client Victories.

Founded in 1996, DCI Group started as a grassroots firm. We quickly developed into a full-service company providing all the services – coalition and third party work, media relations, digital services, and field work – that clients need for a fully-developed “outside game” to support their public policy campaigns. Our work applies equally to regulatory issues as well as legislative ones, and we manage issues for our clients at the local, state, federal, and international levels of government. Our clients consist of corporations, trade associations, coalitions, and non-profit organizations. While most DCI Group employees have campaign experience, the firm does not do work for candidates or party committees, though we do manage ballot measure campaigns. Here are some brief highlights from our history:

Learn how it all started. Learn History


What you get with DCI Group...

  • Creative Strategy
    Re-framing debates and public positioning is our business.
  • Team Players
    It's in our DNA – we work well with others.
  • Winners
    Our track record is exceptional.
  • Relationships
    No firm has a broader, deeper set of relationships than ours, whether it’s third parties, media, elected officials, or subject matter experts.
  • Professionalism
    We work very hard for our clients and hold ourselves to the highest standards.

Our people exemplify our culture, and define our future. Want to be a part of our game-changing team? Find out about opportunities at DCI Group.


Lasting Partnerships from the Beginning.

Tim Hyde, Tom Synhorst, and Doug Goodyear begin consulting work for first corporate client

  • Offices open in Washington, DC and Phoenix

  • Expands public affairs work to Europe

  • Ownership of DCI Group expands to 14 Partners

  • DCI Group hits 100 employee mark

  • DCI Group field network tops 1,000 people

  • DCI Group opens an office in Brussels, Belgium

  • DCI Group’s international team works in its 30th country


  • Bloomberg

    Bloomberg News highlights DCI Group’s public affairs success for Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) $16 billion debit-card lobbying battle. Read Article »

  • PRSA Award

    DCI Group wins PRSA Award for “Mayors for the Freedom to Marry” Press Conference Launch.

  • The Hill

    DCI Group is working for clients on more than half of the most contentious issues as ranked by political insider newspaper, The Hill. Read Article »

  • Pollie Awards

    DCI Group wins Pollie Award for Use of Social Media with Activision Blizzard.

  • The Stafford Foundation

    DCI Group wins award for PR work done for The Stafford Foundation’s "People's Inaugural".

  • Harvard Business Review

    Harvard Business Review cites a global airline merger website developed by DCI Group's Digital team as best in class amongst peers.

A Future Led by Innovators

Meet Our Team
Washington, DC

Headquartered in Washington, DC.
Operating worldwide.