GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

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Meet The Team

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Managing Director

Attorney at Law

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Managing Director

Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired)

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Senior Associate

COL, U.S. Army (Retired) 

 
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John Roberti currently serves as Managing Director of Passage Government Affairs, a full-service consulting firm specializing in federal and state government affairs and strategy advisory services.

 

John Roberti most recently served as senior vice president of government relations and strategy for Cubic Corporation, a global leader in the defense and transportation industries.  In this role, he was responsible for government relations with the executive and legislative branches (transportation and defense authorization and appropriations committees) of the U.S. Government, supported international market development and led the corporate strategy development process across Cubic Corporation.  Prior to that position, John was the vice president of Washington operations for Cubic Defense Systems. 

 

John has more than 30 years of defense experience across a variety of assignments and transitioned from active duty service as a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy.  His last assignment while on active duty was as the Deputy Director, Joint Strategic Planning on The Joint Staff, J-5 in the Pentagon. There he was responsible for the DoD’s Joint Strategic Planning System including the National Military Strategy and the annual Chairman’s Risk Assessment.  He was also co-director of the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review.  

 

 
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Jill Warren is an attorney, government affairs professional, and entrepreneur who works and lives on Lake LBJ in Horseshoe Bay, Texas; on the family farm in Tarkio, Missouri; and in our nation’s capitol of Washington, DC.

Jill has practiced business litigation and appellate law as an Associate at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and government affairs as Counsel at Bracewell & Giuliani. Former Texas Attorney General (now senior US Senator) John Cornyn appointed Jill to be his Special Assistant Attorney General and Policy Director. 

As Policy Director, Jill was a member of Attorney General Cornyn’s Executive Management Team, shaped state and federal policy for the 800-employee state agency, and was the liaison between the State of Texas and the National Association of Attorneys General. As Special Assistant Attorney General, she represented the State of Texas in litigation matters, including legislative and congressional redistricting, Public Information Act prosecutions, and enforcement of the multi-billion-dollar tobacco industry settlement.

As a government affairs consultant, she has specialized in strategic planning, public policy advocacy, coalition building, and strategic communications. Jill has represented aerospace and defense companies, health care systems, financial institutions, utilities, technologists, tort reform coalitions, oil and gas interests, and human rights causes at the state and federal level. 

 
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Eli Rosner currently serves as Senior Associate of Passage Government Affairs, a full-service consulting firm specializing in federal and state government affairs and strategy advisory services.

 

Eli Rosner recently served as Senior Director of government relations and international business development for Cubic Corporation, a global leader in the defense and transportation industries.  In this role, he was responsible for government relations with the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. Government. Prior to that position, Eli was the General Manager, Cubic Italia in Rome, Italy and Senior Director, Business Development for Europe responsible for providing training and simulation products to the various defense organizations. He also served as Vice President for Business Operations at CACI in Northern Virginia immediately after retirement from the military.

 

Eli has more than 30 years of defense experience across a variety of command and staff assignments and transitioned from active duty service as a Colonel in the U.S. Army.  His last active duty assignment was as the Army Attache, Embassy of the United States in Rome, Italy. In this capacity, Eli served as a representative of his country's defense establishment abroad and interacted with and developed relationships with the leadership of the Italian Army and Carabinieri.