Benn Brocksome & Associates is an Idaho-based government relations, public affairs, and lobbying firm advocating for companies, organizations, and associations as they develop policies that ensure success and a positive working relationship with decisionmakers at every level of government in Idaho.
The firm was founded on the belief that the business of changing hearts and minds happens at the local level and only with the time, relationships, and diligence that comes with truly caring about our clients and their work.
As a fourth-generation Idahoan, Benn Brocksome understands Idaho. Benn works full-time as an advocate providing consulting, strategic advising, government relations, public affairs, and lobbying services for a variety of companies, organizations, and associations. Benn has served in leadership roles for international corporations, on boards for local nonprofits, and as a special assistant and policy advisor to former Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter.
In addition to founding Benn Brocksome & Associates, Benn also founded Idaho Sportsmen and serves as Executive Director, working to provide access and opportunities for the men, women and youth of Idaho who enjoy hunting, fishing, and trapping.
Benn enjoys recreating in Idaho’s backcountry, live music, rodeos, and traveling with his wife Laural.
Michael McGrane, MSN, RN, has over 35 years’ experience in healthcare and healthcare administration, specifically in critical care, emergency, trauma and transport nursing. He has held regional and national committee and board positions. Most recently, he has served as the Legislative Advisor and Lobbyist for ANA-Idaho (the Idaho Nurses Association) and Nurse Leaders of Idaho. He is a regular contributor to RN Idaho, the publication of the Idaho Center for Nursing.