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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

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…

Gregory M. Snyder II
Government Relations and Communications Associate

Gregory Snyder is a Government Relations and Communications Associate at the Bellamy Genn Group, where he embraces his core values of integrity, authenticity, and service to others. Prior to joining Bellamy Genn, Gregory served as the Associate Director of Communications and Engagement for The Maryland Catholic Conference….

Rylie Shewbridge
Government Relations Associate

Prior to joining Bellamy Genn, Rylie was honored to work for the newly appointed Chairman of the Judicial Proceedings Committee, Senator William C. Smith, Jr. as his Legislative Director. In this capacity, Rylie worked diligently to advance the Chairman’s legislative priorities. Rylie worked closely with the Chairs of the Maryland Senate and House Committees, their respective key staff, coalitions, lobbyists, and advocacy groups.

Chantel Grant
Executive Assistant

Chantel is a graduate of The Duke Ellington School of Arts and The University of Virginia.  She has provided strategic support to Bank of America’s Consumer Executive Team, Business Development with the Shakespeare Theater, and Sales and Marketing for the Northeast Region at Barnes & Noble Books.  Additionally, she’s been an Instructional Leadership & Development Coach for DC Public Schools, Baltimore City Schools, the Archdiocese of New York City and Utah City Schools. She is currently working as the Executive Assistant to Lorenzo Bellamy at the Bellamy Genn Group in Annapolis, MD. She enjoys homeschooling her three girls, stage acting and spending quality time with her husband of 15 years.

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