Meet Our Team

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Meet Our Team

American Communications Group, Inc. was founded in 1985 by Rich Lombardi and Julie Erickson. Today, more than thirty years later, our team supports the efforts of local, state and national organizations to craft public policy. Our success year in and year out is because we know the power of politics and showing up to tell your story.

Utilizing skills in law, economics, media communications, our team provides clients with strategic plans for influencing public policy through coalition building, government relations and campaign consulting.

Rich Lombardi

Rich is the Chairman of American Communications Group, Inc. Uniting skills in statutory research analysis, strategic organizational communications, and government relations Rich brings four decades of political expertise to national, regional and state clients seeking successful statutory policy in Nebraska.

Julie Erickson

Julie Erickson

Julie is managing partner of ACG, Inc., amassing 30 years of experience in legislative and administrative lobbying, organizational planning, fundraising and governmental communications. After also consulting for several Presidential Races she formed ACG, Inc., with Rich Lombardi.

Eric Gerrard

Eric Gerrard

Eric serves as legal counsel and as a registered lobbyist for ACG, Inc. He is able to provide state level lobbying for all clients while also utilizing his legal expertise on compliance issues, election law and legislation relating to municipalities. He is active in the community and serves on numerous non-profit boards.

Aubrianna Faustman

Aubrianna Faustman

Aubri directs client communications and organizing efforts utilizing all forms of media. Having worked with numerous state campaigns and ballot initiatives, and on specific clients issues, Aubri’s main focus is in building networks and coalitions to achieve client goals while utilizing the most efficient and effective tools. Working with ACG, Inc. for more than 17 years she has extensive expertise in client relations, grassroots organizing and legislative procedure.

Dan McMahan

Dan McMahan

Dan is the Research Director of ACG, Inc. He leverages strong research skills for all clients, providing critical resources for decision making and planning. He provides public policy and cost-benefit analysis with a focus on the impact of potential legislative action and government policies. This includes monitoring and tracking of all legislation of interest to clients as well as an in-depth understanding of any direct or indirect fiscal or budgetary impacts legislation or policies may have.