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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 1985
    • B.A., cum laude, Truman State University, 1982, Business Administration

Rodney Gray’s work is evident in projects and policies across Missouri. He continues to develop and implement innovative strategies for large projects involving state and local governments.  With over 25 years as a registered lobbyist, he has honed his skills not only in the Missouri State Capitol, but in the state agencies which surround it.

Besides his vigorous administrative and legislative practice, Rodney has vast experience with statewide issue campaigns in Missouri. Prominent among these were the Committee to Improve Missouri’s Roads and Bridges, a constitutional amendment to end the diversion of transportation revenues; the Committee to Protect Missouri’s Future, the campaign that defeated Hancock II, a proposed constitutional amendment; Missourians for Our Local Schools, which increased bonding capacity for all school districts in Missouri; and the Yes on Amendment 4 Campaign, a $250 million statewide bond issuance for construction of higher education, prison, and youth facilities.

  • Negotiated legislative approval for state TIF funding and tax credits to redevelop the former Bannister Mall site in Kansas City.
  • Initiated an innovative pooled finance program for municipal utilities via the Missouri Development Finance Board.  The program has financed over $275 million in local infrastructure projects across Missouri.
  • Gained gubernatorial and legislative approval of state TIF funding ($50 million) to help construct the Branson Landing in Branson, Missouri.
  • Ushered through the first major local/state partnership to increase lane capacity on a highway in Missouri, the four-laning of U.S. 63 from Macon to Kirksville, Missouri, a $35 million project.
  • Successfully procured state funds and tax credits ($20 million) to help build the American National Fish & Wildlife Museum in Springfield, Missouri.