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Eric L. Sexton Joins Foulston Government Affairs Team

February 3, 2022

WICHITA, KAN. – Eric L. Sexton, PhD, has joined Foulston Siefkin LLP’s government affairs and public policy team as a government affairs consultant. Along with attorneys Jim Rankin, Ed Watson, and government affairs consultant Gary Robbins, Sexton is providing legislative monitoring and lobbying services as well as contributing to the weekly Kansas Legislative Insights newsletter during the Kansas legislative session. 

Sexton, a member of Wichita State University’s government relations team for 18 years (1990-2008) culminating as executive director of government relations, has built strong relationships at the local, state, and federal level. Sexton’s thorough understanding of legislative processes, funding, and the people involved combine to make him a powerful advocate for clients whose businesses or industries are affected by regulations, administrative agencies, or elected officials. He spends time in Topeka weekly during the legislative session. 

With Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration degrees from Wichita State University, Sexton earned his doctorate in political science from the University of Kansas. Active in his community, Sexton currently serves on the Wesley Medical Center Board of Trustees and the Derby Community Foundation. In 2002, then-President George W. Bush appointed Sexton to the Presidential Commission for the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 

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