The Eris Group helps our clients develop integrated legislative, regulatory and political strategies to meet their objectives. Our forte is "retail lobbying"; direct and frequent contact with policymakers on our clients' behalf.
Doyle Bartlett cofounded the Eris Group, a boutique government relations firm, in 2003. Earlier he served for five years as Chief of Staff to Representative Bill McCollum (R-FL), supporting Congressman McCollum's work as Vice Chairman of the House Banking Committee and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee's Crime Subcommittee. Bartlett oversaw Bill McCollum's race for the U.S. Senate in 1999-2000 and his successful campaign for Florida Attorney General in 2006.
From 1988 to 1994, Bartlett was General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Legislative Services with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, the professional association of state banking regulators. Before joining CSBS, Bartlett was Manager of State Government Relations at Freddie Mac.
Bartlett came to Washington in 1984 as staff to the House Banking Committee, supporting Congressman Bill McCollum in his position as ranking member of the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy. He had previously served as McCollum's district representative in Orlando, Florida.
A Florida native, Bartlett holds a degree in finance from the University of Florida and a law degree from the National Law Center at George Washington University. Bartlett is a member of the Bar in both Oklahoma and the District of Columbia, and was recently named one of DC's top "Hired Guns," in the Hill newspaper for the fifth year in a row. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Florida's Department of Political Science where he teaches a graduate level seminar of federal advocacy.