Michael D. Rader Joins GSL Public Strategies Group

HARRISBURG, PA, March 14, 2023 – GSL Public Strategies Group announced today that Michael D. Rader has joined as a Vice President of GSL Public Affairs and Communications. He will be based in the firm’s Harrisburg office.

Mr. Rader has more than a decade of experience crafting strategy and facilitating legislative goals in Harrisburg. Most recently, he served as Senior Advisor to the President Pro Tempore of the Senate of Pennsylvania. He has also served the Senate Republican Caucus, served Senator Tom Killion as the Executive Director of the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee and was Chief of Staff for Senators Rich Alloway and Tom McGarrigle. Prior to his senior advisory roles to various legislators, Mr. Rader was the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.  

As a business leader before his career in state government, Mr. Rader has a keen understanding of the interplay between public and private interests that can help drive economic growth in Pennsylvania. Having served various government officials with constituencies in urban, suburban and rural regions, he knows the political, business and economic issues and challenges important to communities across the commonwealth. 



GSL Public Strategies Group, LLC (GSL) provides a complete range of government consulting, government relations and corporate and crisis communications services. Our experienced, bipartisan team of former Pennsylvania government and business leaders and public affairs professionals have unique expertise and broad experience. The team serves every client at the highest level possible, focusing on anticipating needs, planning strategically and executing plans that further our clients’ interests and help them to achieve their goals.

GSL is part of a platform of companies which includes Stevens & Lee, one of the 250 largest law firms in the country with more than 185 lawyers and 18 offices, ten of which are in Pennsylvania.


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