Mr.Biles is a Vice President at InState Partners. He offers comprehensive state government affairs and strategic counsel while ensuring that his clients are positioned to be proactive and opportunistic in diverse political climates. Mr. Biles has worked in politics for more than 15 years. His experience includes working with legislative campaigns, PACs, public affairs, and ballot initiatives.
He also has significant experience with emerging growth companies, having spent part of his career working in a successful genetics startup. As a result, Mr. Biles understands the challenges facing emerging growth companies and the dynamic, nimble decision making required to make them successful. Mr. Biles received his B.A. degree from the University of the South and his J.D. degree from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
President, InState Partners
Alex Johnson is the President of InState Partners, leading a dynamic and experienced team of state affairs professionals from across the country. Offering comprehensive state government affairs and strategic counsel, he works to ensure that clients are well informed about state political environments and current policy issues.
Mr. Johnson has worked in politics for over 20 years working on campaigns, PACs and political committees. Previously, Mr. Johnson served as the founding director of both the Republican Legislative Committee and the Republican Lieutenant Governor Association. More recently, he served as senior vice president at FP1 Strategies and founded a boutique state affairs firm.
Mr. Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Marquette University. He currently serves on the executive committee of the board for the America Council of Young Political Leaders.