Resolute. Relationships. Results.

With over 30 years of experience, we pride ourselves on giving the professional attention our clients deserve, coupled with realizing their goals. We are proactive to achieve your results.

Our Team

30 years of advocacyand campaign experience.

Shawn Foster

President & CEO

Andrew Kalel

Government Relations Consultant

Shawn Foster brought a wealth of political and government experience to Sunrise Consulting Group when he started it 20 years ago. Having worked inside the state and federal echelons of government for over 20 years, Shawn has built unique relationships and gained powerful knowledge to achieve successes for his clients.

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Andrew Kalel leverages his experience to help organizations find meaningful solutions to complex problems.

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Gene McGee


Gene McGee has spent the last 30 years working for and with local and state government in Florida to address issues in nearly every area of policy and regulation. His many relationships and vast knowledge of the political process help clients achieve positive results

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Broad Expertise

From appropriations to policy,we ensure your issues are heard.


With a strong understanding of the Appropriations process, SCG continues to obtain funding through multiple streams for our clients.

Criminal Justice

The criminal justice system requires a data and research driven approach. With emerging analysis, SCG remains in forefront of reform.


Working in the K-20 world demands effectiveness and expertise. SCG continually approaches education policy and funding with skill and sensitivity.

Local Government

Local politics can be protective and tough to navigate. With our connections throughout the state, SCG brings clarity when navigating local political processes.


Without a doubt, Florida’s natural beauty creates the perfect opportunity to advance the next generation of environmental innovation and SCG is a leader in the field.

Cities and Counties

SCG works to advance local initiatives and projects, but also to limit the State’s impact on Home Rule. With tireless efforts, we push through the noise to reach consensus.

Trusted Clients

We are pleased to have manytrusted partners.

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