Larry Blixt specializes in government affairs.
Before joining LS2Group, Larry was a lobbyist for various business associations in the financial and petroleum industry. Larry began his lobbying career in 1976 as Assistant Legislative Director for the Iowa Farm Bureau. He has also served as Executive Director of the Iowa Gasoline Dealers Association and Vice President of Government Affairs for the Iowa Savings Bank Association. In 2015 Larry celebrates 39 years as a lobbyist.
Over the years, he has represented private sector and association clients on issues related to commerce, taxation, appropriations, judiciary and labor legislation. He currently serves clients which include convenience stores, tobacco outlet stores, insurance agents, and various Iowa trade associations. Larry has also advised clients on grassroots legislative activities before and during the legislative session.
Larry earned a Bachelor of Science from Parsons College and a Master’s Degree from Southern Illinois University. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Hillcrest Country Club and helped establish an outreach program for men at his church. He lives in Urbandale with his wife of 47 years, Beth.
Des Moines, IA