Approach

Experience Matters.

Principles, First. Principals First.

Principles, First is just one of the signposts that guide Shirley & Banister Public Affairs. As a team, we have achieved extraordinary success for individuals and leading organizations who have wanted to get a point of view across, change people’s thinking and change their worldview.
One little punctuation can make all the difference in the world, just as choices can make all the difference. Principles, First.
For Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, it is also Principals First. Just as we put our client’s philosophy first, we also put our clients first.
We have a conservative worldview and we only work with individuals, associations, corporations, publishing houses and institutions that share that view. We work on all sides of the political aisle in order to accomplish the clients’ goal and gets the job done.
Our motto is ‘winning is an everyday thing.’ Helping our clients communicate their message to the widest possible audience. Ask our clients, former clients, rivals, journalists, just about anyone in modern American politics about Shirley & Banister Public Affairs.
You will hear words such as “dedicated,” “relentless,” “successful,” “hard-charging,” “creative,” “inventive,” “honest,” and “classy.”
Our work is successful for our clients because we believe in our clients and their causes.
Ask the principals first about our principles, first.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

They have focused the debate on the states’ rights argument better than any organization that I have seen. They are diligent in getting the facts right the first time and staying on message with the media.- -Steve Merrill, Former Governor of New Hampshire, National Chairman, Citizens for State Power
No other public affairs firm knows communications like SBPA- -Hon. Bob Livingston
Shirley & Banister operates with campaign-like precision every day to get their clients’ ideas and causes into the news. They've got a sharp team of real pros who've never failed me.- -Monica Crowley, Fox News Channel Host for America’s Newsroom
After hiring Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, I quickly realized: Promoting my project is not just a job for these guys; it's a passion.- -Tim Groseclose, UCLA Political Science Professor and author of Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind
They are the Washington public relations firm with its finger on the pulse of public opinion. No matter what the issue, I know that we can count them to aggressively communicate a strong, effective message that impacts the debate and gets real results.- -Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform