With nearly 30 years of experience in government, law, and public affairs, Victor Reyes draws upon a wide range of contacts and experiences to help clients achieve their goals. Business owners and leaders from around the country rely on his counsel to find a clear path through Illinois’ complex regulatory system, and he is repeatedly selected as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the areas of governmental, municipal, lobbying, and administrative law. Victor began his career as an assistant to former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, ultimately rising to the position of Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, where he was responsible for implementing the mayor’s agenda in the city council, state legislature, and Congress. After a 10-year career in the public sector, Victor left the mayor’s office to lead the Chicago Government Practice of the international law firm, Greenberg Traurig.

After accumulating experience in both the public and private sectors, Victor established the Reyes Bonoma law firm, now Reyes Kurson, and The Roosevelt Group lobbying firm. Adding to his entrepreneurial ventures, Victor became a founding partner of Compass Public Affairs in 2010. Victor earned his B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and his J.D. from DePaul University.

A native of Mexico, Victor spends his free time with his wife and three children.

Luis Gutiérrez

Former Congressman Luis Gutiérrez serves as a Senior Advisor. Gutiérrez brings a wealth of experience, insight, and relationships to his new role. During his distinguished 26 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Gutiérrez established himself as an immigration advocate and respected leader who served as a Ranking Member of the Financial Services and Judiciary Committees. His profound understanding of legislative processes and intricate policy matters positions him as a seasoned advocate capable of effectively promoting clients' interests at the federal level.

Beyond his federal expertise, Gutiérrez has a deep connection with the City of Chicago. He spent six years as a member of the Chicago City Council during the term of Harold Washington. His experience as an alderperson allowed him to forge lasting political and community relationships that endure to this day.

In his capacity as Senior Advisor for The Roosevelt Group, Gutiérrez leverages his policy acumen and extensive connections at both the local and national levels to deliver substantial results for clients. His enthusiasm for key issues, including immigration, public transit, consumer rights, and Puerto Rico, underscores his commitment to making a meaningful impact in these crucial areas. With a unique blend of federal and local perspectives, Gutiérrez is poised to navigate complex challenges and deliver strategic outcomes for TRG’s clients.

Madeline Norris

Madeline Norris’s significant corporate, campaign, and government experience informs her Springfield lobbying and legislative consulting practice. In her role as Executive Director of the Illinois Beverage Association, Madeline is a leader in driving consensus, building coalition, and advocacy around environmental and economic policy.

Skilled in policy analysis, negotiation, relationship management, and legislative process strategy, Madeline previously served as Legislative Director for Illinois House Majority Leader Robyn Gabel. Madeline led all policy development, issue advocacy, and constituent case management and outreach activities for Gabel’s office.

Madeline spent the early part of her career at a Fortune 5 healthcare corporation where she managed a team of 13 operations professionals. In her role, Madeline fostered unity and cohesion amongst the team and served as the liaison to the wider corporation. Her varied perspectives and broad knowledge base, along with extensive experience working with a highly diverse range of people, afford her a uniquely effective approach to executing client goals.