Bennett uses sophisticated knowledge of Minnesota politics and government through his experience as legislative staff at the state and federal level to support clients.

Bennett has deep experience with Minnesota agriculture policy and practices and is still involved with his family’s farm operation. He also brings experience working in the policy areas of broadband internet infrastructure and higher education. He understands how to navigate interpersonal dynamics among a diverse group of stakeholders. He helps clients achieve short- and long-term goals ranging from legislative initiatives to public service offices. Bennett is not licensed to practice law. His practice is limited to government relations consulting, which includes state and local lobbying.



  • Assisted in establishing a groundbreaking tax credit to incentivize the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel at MSP International Airport, reducing the climate impacts of air travel emissions.
  • Assisted with passing clarifying statutory definitions to expedite the permitting of the largest carbon sequestration infrastructure project in U.S. history – the Summit Carbon Solutions CO2 Pipeline.
  • Provided feedback and advice to legislators that resulted in the protection and continuation of the AGRI Bioincentive Program at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.



  • University of Minnesota - Morris, B.A., Political Science, 2010

Civic & Professional

  • Minnesota Farmers Union, Member
  • Blandin Foundation Community Leadership Program, Member

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