Washington Premier Group (WPG)


Founded by Tonya M. Speed, Washington Premier Consulting (WPC) provides clients highly successful advocacy, winning strategies, political intelligence and monitoring capabilities for political action and government affairs. Tonya Speed has a proven record of success, integrates well into client teams and comes with a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience. In addition to traditional lobbying, WPC offers clients a streamlined & affordable approach for efficient and cost-effective legislative planning.

WPC is a leader in consulting specializing in three distinct service offerings:
Legislative Advocacy with Integrity
In today’s environment of transparency, credibility and capability are inseparable to being effective in lobbying. WPC offers consulting you can trust. WPC puts the needs of the client first. No issue is too small to receive personal attention and service.
Political Positioning
WPC specializes in devising winning strategies and building positive external relationships with administrative officials, key decision-makers on Capital Hill, and member organizations including the Congressional Black Caucus, Hispanic Caucus, Blue Dogs, New Democrats, and more.
Crisis Management
WPC provides public policy advice to those who are concerned with the impact of federal regulations, regulatory sanctions, or legislative activities that might have an adverse impact on industry and other stakeholders.

Tonya Speed has enjoyed an extensive successful career in lobbying. Before founding Washington Premier Consulting, Ms. Speed was a Senior Vice President at Clark & Weinstock, where she represented private and public clients in health care reform, Medicare, transportation, financial services, homeland security, energy/ climate change and other issues. Services include lobbying, legislative tracking, crisis management, “creating and managing coalitions,” “writing legislative and regulatory language,” conference organizing, political positioning, “Grassroots/Grass-tops,” issue campaigns, and media tracking. As an integral part of the team, Ms. Speed played a key role in increasing the Medicare reimbursement rates for hospitals in Puerto Rico and led the team on many other successful efforts.

Premier Advocacy representing small and disadvantage businesses.


Specialties: tailored advocacy funding resource government liaison legislative planning crisis management


p. 2024215100

f. tspeed@wpc-llc.com

1341 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005