John Scofield has twenty-five years of experience working for and with Congress and the Administration at the highest levels. Scofield started the S-3 Group in 2011 and has seen the firm grow in every subsequent year and been the recipient of numerous recognitions and designations as one of the most successful government relations shops in D.C. He spent almost a decade in senior positions with the House Appropriations Committee, coordinating political strategy and messaging for the Committee and Subcommittee leaderships. Prior to forming S-3 Group. he was a Principal at the Podesta Group, managing a number of corporate and non-profit clients, working across multiple committees and issue areas, including national security, financial services, and energy and environmental policy.
More recently, Scofield led campaigns aimed at using the annual budget process to combat onerous regulatory proposals in several different agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Scofield also has extensive experience in political communications, serving as a speechwriter for former Senator Mark Hatfield (R-OR) and as press secretary for Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ). Scofield also has deep campaign credentials, including managing Congressman LoBiondo’s re-election campaign and volunteering on several congressional and Senate campaigns.