Colin Marsh

Vice President

Colin Marsh joined the firm in December 2010. He has legislative experience with the House Republican Caucus as well as the House Republican Campaign Committee. Mr. Marsh is known for his strategic thinking and creative approach when assisting clients navigate Minnesota’s complex political landscape. He has an excellent track-record helping clients accomplish legislative goals in challenging environments. He is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University, and taught English to Spanish speakers in Panama City, Panama for a year. Colin was selected as a 2012-13 Humphrey Institute Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota.

Phone: P: 612.991.3772

Beginning early in the environmental review process, the Almeida team worked closely with a client to help them secure more than a dozen necessary permits. At every step in the regulatory process, Almeida Public Affairs assisted the client in communication, legislative efforts, and work with state and federal agencies to helped secure first of its kind permits.

Environmental Permitting

Cristine Almeida chaired the Board of Directors for the Minnesotans United for All Families campaign, the first campaign in the nation to defeat a same-sex marriage ban constitutional amendment. The Board was comprised of a broad coalition of diverse political parties, advocacy groups and national organizations, which all worked in tandem to oppose the amendment. The campaign raised over $12 million and executed the largest grassroots and communications plan in Minnesota's history to defeat the measure.

Campaign to Defeat Same-Sex Marriage Ban Constitutional Amendment

Almeida Public Affairs played a key role in lobbying for passage of the Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment and also played a pivotal role in leading and coordinating efforts of the large coalition of environmental and other organizations to advocate for its passage. This successful outcome required a broad range of capabilities, from legislative lobbying to coalition management and campaign communications strategy.

Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment