For more than 20 years, Tom McBride has advocated for groups and organizations that depend on fair and reasonable treatment under the law. He has developed a reputation as an effective lobbyist, founded on high ethical standards, aggressive advocacy and personal authenticity.Full Bio
Tom began his career as a private practice attorney representing commercial and financial interests, with a focus on commercial litigation and bankruptcy law. He went on to serve as government affairs director for fiscal and transportation issues on behalf of the Association of Washington Business, Washington state’s chamber of commerce. He then directed the government relations program for the West division of the McDonald’s Corporation.
Tom also has firsthand experience working within Washington state government. As director of intergovernmental affairs for the Washington State Department of Community, Trade, and Economic Development, he oversaw regulatory and legislative interests in energy, economic development, housing, international trade and growth management.
In 2008, he founded McBride Public Affairs, to advocate for clients on legislative and regulatory matters in Washington state.
A 1994 graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law, Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Whitman College. He and his family reside in Olympia.
Intisar specializes in advocating on behalf of her clients to the Washington State Legislature and Governor’s Office related to state and local legislative and regulatory matters. She is a respected advocate and skilled strategist.Full Bio
In her previous role as a Senior Policy Analyst for the Superior Court Judges’ Association, Intisar gained broad experience developing policy and navigating the legislative process. She successfully secured state funding appropriations and influenced the passage, amendment, and defeat of legislation in furtherance of her client’s objectives.
Intisar began her career as an attorney in Seattle, Washington, representing defendants in municipal and district courts throughout the Puget Sound region. As an attorney, Intisar defended her clients, negotiated plea agreements and other settlements, and drafted various trial memorandums, motions, and discovery requests, and tried cases to verdict. During law school, Intisar also worked as a Rule 9 prosecuting attorney with the King County Prosecutor’s Office and the Seattle City Attorney’s Office.
Intisar graduated from Seattle University School of Law, where she was a teaching assistant for Criminal Law courses and a judicial extern at the Washington State Supreme Court. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington.
Condee worked in public education for 25 years as a teacher and a principal. In the 17 years she served as a principal, she gained extensive experience fostering and sustaining strong partnerships with diverse stakeholders to implement change. She is known as an effective listener, communicator and advocate.Full Bio
Condee began her career as a high school Language Arts Teacher and Speech and Debate Coach in the Puyallup School District where she led her debate team to Nationals in Cross-Examination debate three years in a row. After teaching and serving in a variety of leadership roles in Puyallup, Condee went on to serve as an Assistant Principal in Issaquah and then in Olympia for a total of nine years. As an Assistant Principal, she honed her ability to develop relationships with multiple educational stakeholders in order to implement positive change.
In Condee's last eight years in education, she served as a middle school Principal in the Olympia School District. It was in this role that Condee experienced the true power of community engagement as she repeatedly found herself advocating on a variety of issues for students, families, and staff. Condee leveraged her leadership role to move her school forward academically and served on a variety of district leadership teams in order to ensure her school had a voice. Condee also served as one of five principal leaders on the district's principal bargaining team where she was able to bargain for salary and workplace improvements. Condee also spent 11 years working with the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP), working on the Professional Learning team and serving on the Middle Level Board. In this work, Condee worked with principals around the state of Washington to advocate for principal and education issues with OSPI and various legislators.
Condee holds an undergraduate degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Language Arts and Communications from Western Washington University, a Masters Degree in Multicultural Education from the University of Washington, and a Professional Administrative Leadership credential from the University of Washington Danforth Educational Leadership Program. Condee was born and raised in Olympia and currently resides there with her husband and two children.
Ben has direct experience working with the Office of the Governor, the Secretary of State, members of the Washington State House and Senate, public agencies such as the Department of Agriculture, Labor & Industries, Employment Security Department and the Department of Revenue.Full Bio
Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communications from the University of Washington.
Ryan has been part of the public government sector for nearly 20 years. Ryan's role at McBride Public Affairs includes client and legislative relations, communications, and tracking legislative news.Full Bio
Ryan was born and raised in Olympia, with the Washington State Capitol practically in her backyard. This proximity greatly influenced her. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington.
Angela manages all McBride Public Affairs office operations. She has been with the firm since 2008.Full Bio
Angela has a bachelor’s degree from Whitman College and a master’s degree from Gonzaga University. Angela's background is in school counseling and child advocacy.