Matt Eide

Matt Eide

Matt Eide, a fifth generation Iowan, is a native of Fort Dodge. He has been a lobbyist in Des Moines since 1993. He represents clients before the Iowa Legislature, Governor's Office, Executive Branch agencies, and the Des Moines City Council. Matt limits his practice to legislative and regulatory law.

Matt graduated cum laude from Drake University in 1988 and from Drake University Law School in 1993. He lobbied for the Iowa Association of Realtors (1993-1995), the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (1995 - 2000), and was a partner in the lobbying firm Fitzgerald & Eide before establishing Eide & Heisinger in 2003. Matt served as a congressional legislative assistant on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. for two years and finance director for a congressional campaign.

Matt lives in Des Moines with his wife Sara and five children. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his kids and watching their many activities. Matt has also been a football official for 27 years.

mpeide@gmail.com | 515.490.8559

Kate Walton
 

Kate Walton

Kate grew up in Indianola, Iowa and has more than 20 years of experience in government relations, advocacy, strategic guidance and public policy. Kate has expertise in health care policy.

Kate's past advocacy experience includes being Director of State Government Relations with UnityPoint Health, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Iowa Medical Society, Policy Director for former Iowa Governor Chet Culver, Legislative Liaison for the Iowa Department of Human Services and a member of Senator Tom Harkin's staff in Iowa and Washington, DC.

Kate has a Master's in Education and Human Development and a Bachelor of Science in Family Social Science, both from the University of Minnesota.

Kate lives in Indianola with her husband, John Moorlach, and daughters Ava, 14 and Amelia, 10. In her spare time she loves to run, cook and cheer her kids on at swim meets.

kate@advocacysourcellc.com | 515.664.7457