Our Team

Lorenzo Bellamy
Managing Partner & Founder

Lorenzo Bellamy has over 25 years of government relations experience, starting as a Legislative Advisor in the Washington, DC offices of two prominent International law firms.

Before founding Bellamy Genn, Lorenzo was Director and Legislative Counsel at a well-known legislative practice of a Maryland law firm. While there, Lorenzo successfully secured several millions of dollars in bond financing for clients doing business in Baltimore and throughout Maryland. Throughout Lorenzo’s career, he has advocated for the passage of legislation benefiting clients in the energy, environment, health, housing…

Gil Genn
Partner

Gil Genn began his federal career as a Legislative Aide to U.S. Senator Birch Bayh. After years of law practice, Gil Genn was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates. He served 3 terms from 1987-99 with his District 16 colleagues, the current Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and Maryland State Treasurer Nancy Kopp.

During his tenure, Gil Genn chaired the House Judiciary Criminal Justice Subcommittee and authored dozens of legislative initiatives, now law. The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) noted some as successful first-in-the-nation efforts. They include the first state statute in 1988 to allow for the admissibility of DNA evidence in criminal matters; the requirement for the police to report all Diplomatic moving motor vehicle violations, including fatalities, to the U.S. Department of State for sanctions…

Luwanda Jenkins
Senior Government Relations Associate

Luwanda Jenkins has over 25 years of results-driven experience in the areas of government relations, small and minority business enterprise program development, and corporate social responsibility. Luwanda was a Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor and running mate to State Senator Richard Madaleno (D-Montgomery County) in the 2018 Maryland gubernatorial primary.

With a background that brings an unparalleled breadth of experience in the public and private sectors, Luwanda has served in various state…

Sarah M. Peters
Senior Government Relations Associate

Sarah M. Peters joins the Bellamy Genn Group with a government relations focus on transportation, infrastructure, and women’s issues, including access to healthcare.

Since November 2015, Sarah worked as the Legislative Manager in the Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) Office of Governmental Affairs under Maryland Governor Hogan working and advocating for departmental priorities. With key relationships and a vast knowledge of policy and the law, in 2017, Sarah successfully advocated for MDOT MTA’s departmental bill, which passed unanimously in the Maryland House and Senate to allow MDOT MTA to contract with…