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A.J. BINGhAM

CEO and Founder

A. J. Bingham, Founder and CEO (and a lawyer by training), has nearly a decade of experience representing private and public sector clients at the municipal and state level in Texas. His practice includes government affairs, public affairs, and procurement.

EXPERIENCE

Prior to launching the firm, he served as Director of Government Affairs for the Real Estate Council of Austin, one of the most active business associations in the region. He began his lobbying career at one of Texas’ top lobbying firms, rising to Legislative Director over four years and two legislative sessions. He  previously worked at a leading Texas government procurement firm as a consultant for medium to Global Fortune 500 companies.

EDUCATION

  • A.J. is a native Austinite and attended Austin ISD schools, graduating high school from The LBJ Science Academy (now: Liberal Arts and Science Academy).

  • B.A. in Political Science, Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)

  • J.D., Washburn University School of Law (Topeka, KS)

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP


ASSOCIATE INTERN 

The Bingham Group Associate Internship program provides broad exposure to the municipal and state lobbying industry with in­-depth training and continuous, hands-­on learning through immersion in firm planning and client projects.

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JULIE POTRYKUS

Current Associate Intern - Public Affairs

Julie is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin, majoring in public relations and government with minors in business and advertising. She grew up in College Station, but decided to go to her parents’ rival school to engage in the political opportunities in Austin.

Julie previously interned for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, the Kopser for Congress campaign, the University of Texas System Office of Governmental Affairs, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett’s district office, Texas Democratic Party, and State Representative Ryan Guillen’s capitol office.


BG ADVISORS

BG Advisors is The Bingham Group's outside consultant program. These experienced individuals enhance our core practice areas with curated technical and policy expertise, as well as community and governmental reach.