John conceived, organized and led a coalition of more than 200 leading shippers that secured the first ever House floor vote on a major transportation productivity initiative.
On behalf of a client interested in passage of an important transparency initiative, John partnered on the development of a new coalition that drove enactment of the initiative into public law. The coalition has since developed into a 501(c)6 trade association with 5 full time staff and a $1 million + budget and RPA continues its leadership role with the organization.
A consortium of print communication industry interests sought a partnership with citizen and consumer interests on a common legislative agenda. RPA has since built a broad-based advocacy campaign that has achieved significant legislative and regulatory reforms for the client by teaming with a growing network of third party interests.
A major forest landowner with a national operations footprint sought stronger working relationships with members of Congress representing their holdings. RPA developed and implemented a plan that has raised awareness of and support for the company’s interests.
Runyan has been quoted extensively in both print and digital media outlets on behalf of client interests. He has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post and Fox News, and in numerous trade and professional journals. He is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry conferences on topics from the power of print communication to transportation productivity.