Chris

Having successfully lobbied local, state, and federal governments, Chris Fisher has generated positive results and deep rooted relationships. His focus areas include economic development, labor law, construction management, and tax reform. Before joining Midwest Strategy Group, Chris worked for prominent trade groups representing business interests  before the Michigan Legislature and U.S. Congress. 

As the youngest CEO in the history of Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan, Chris earned a reputation as one of Lansing’s most effective lobbyists by the MIRS News Survey.  As CEO, he led industry reform initiatives, business development efforts, and statewide workforce expansion programs, resulting in the enactment of numerous public acts on behalf of Michigan businesses and contractors spanning the governmental, commercial, and industrial sectors. 

Prior to his business association and lobbying career, Chris worked for two Speakers of the Michigan House of Representatives and an Assistant President Pro Tempore of the Michigan Senate.  

Chris previously was the Director of Operations and Marketing at the Foundation for Economic Education, and Regional Manager for ABC National, working with more than 2,500 firms in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. 

Chris is a graduate of Hillsdale College with dual degrees in history and political science.