Kimberly Svaty, Director
Public Policy Director – Kansas
Kimberly Svaty has successfully planned, implemented and directed public affairs activities for nearly two decades with clients ranging from Fortune 5 to Fortune 1000 companies, non-profit organizations and cause groups. Kimberly’s interests in the political realm were nurtured as a page in the Kansas Statehouse. Later, she worked on Washington D.C.’s Capitol Hill serving the Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee. She returned to her Midwestern roots serving at the Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence, Kansas while completing her M.A. in International Political Economy from the University of Kansas.
Kimberly has directed governmental affairs divisions across multi-state regions, managed state and federal political action committees and recruitment and led Public Affairs departments. Gencur Svaty Public Affairs is structured to create strategies and campaigns beyond Statehouse legislative work and fundraising. For nearly two decades, GSPA has connected people, promoted ideas and grown communities through an evolving suite of technology, marketing, design, polling and campaign services. Kimberly’s love of good public policy and significant experience navigating–and influencing– the political process drives her.
A seventh-generation urban girl, Kimberly wed a fifth-generation farm boy. Kimberly and husband Joshua, formerly Kansas Secretary of Agriculture and a seven-year State Representative, have two young sons and two young daughters, and own and operate Free State Farms – a diversified crop and livestock farm in Ellsworth, Kansas.
Email: Kimberly Svaty, Public Policy Director, Kansas Power Alliance