Oxley & Associates, Inc was established in 1992, and has been serving a distinguished list of clients who include some of Oregon’s largest employers. Providing individual attention to each of our clients, we provide “in the trenches” experience with the technical expertise necessary to manage our clients’ political issues successfully.
We are an independent, full-service political and public affairs consulting firm that provides its clients with a full range of services, including: Legislative strategy; Introduction and management of legislation; Lobbying the executive branch, legislature, agencies, and local governments; Media crisis management related to political or regulatory issues; Bill tracking; and Coalition building with multiple stakeholders.
Prior to establishing Oxley & Associates, Inc in 1992, Gary Oxley served as Development & Government Affairs Manager for The Southland Corporation, a multi-level corporation that included the 7-Eleven Store chain and their subsidiaries. Gary originally joined The Southland Corporation in 1978 as a Real Estate Representative in the Northwest Division. He was subsequently promoted to manage Southland’s entire Northwest Real Estate Development and Government Affairs Department.
As a result of his work experiences, Gary became actively involved in local politics and has been appointed to serve on a variety of state and local policy committees, and is a co-founder of the Retail Task Force (a coalition of real estate developers, realtors, national commercial tenants and land use consultants). Gary has previously served as a member of the Portland City Club’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee, the State Health Department’s Food Service Advisory Board, the Liquor Control Commission’s Package Store Advisory Committee, the Oregon Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross, and is a member of the Capitol Club.