Tim Bromelkamp founded Bromelkamp Government Relations, LLC in June 2009. He has over 20 years of diverse experience in Washington that includes working as a senior staffer on Capitol Hill, as a congressional analyst for top leaders at the Pentagon, and as a senior executive at a Washington-area lobbying firm. Mr. Bromelkamp specializes in designing creative business development strategies to market the products and services of small and medium technology companies to the government.
Prior to establishing Bromelkamp Government Relations, Mr. Bromelkamp served for three years as a senior executive at a defense-focused lobbying firm where he specialized in representing technology companies before Congress and at federal agencies. Since starting in the consulting business, Mr. Bromelkamp's strategies have helped secure or preserve over $50 million in government contracts for his clients.
Mr. Bromelkamp leverages the experience, knowledge and connections that he gained while serving as a congressional analyst in the Department of the Army Headquarters at the Pentagon from 2000 to 2006. During this time, he served as the congressional analyst for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology where he tracked Army science and technology appropriations, advised the Army’s Chief Scientist on Congressional activity and coordinated the drafting of the annual $1.8 billion Army science and technology budget. He also served as the congressional analyst for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment and the Army’s family housing privatization program.
Before his time at the Pentagon, Mr. Bromelkamp served as a congressional staffer on Capitol Hill for over seven years. From 1997 to 2000, he worked for Congressman Chet Edwards as a Senior Legislative Assistant and Associate Committee Staffer for the Subcommittee on Military Construction Appropriations. During his time with Congressman Edwards, Mr. Bromelkamp gained valuable experience working for a member of the House Committee on Appropriations, particularly in the areas of defense, military construction, energy and water, and VA-HUD appropriations. He has a keen understanding of the congressional appropriations and authorization processes.
Mr. Bromelkamp started his career serving as a congressional staffer for Congressman David Minge. There he served as a Senior Legislative Assistant and an Associate Budget Committee Staffer and was responsible for tracking a diverse range of legislative issues including defense, international affairs, small business, banking, transportation, veterans, and the environment.
Mr. Bromelkamp earned a B.A. in Government from St. John’s University in Minnesota and an M.A. in International Affairs from the American University in Washington, DC.