Mike Adcock brings more than 34 years of federal relations experience to bear for a variety of clients including academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, universities, trade associations and corporations. Mike has worked extensively on budget, appropriations, and authorization issues related to research and development, health care, higher education, Department of Defense, NASA, and tax and revenue legislation.
As a Vice President at Van Scoyoc Associates, Mike guides the development and execution of federal relations plans that are characterized by professionalism, attention to detail, and thorough vetting of priorities. His clients have praised his role in establishing or improving the federal advocacy process within their organizations, and his ability to identify the most promising projects to pursue in the current political and fiscal climate. His understanding of the legislative and federal budget processes give his clients opportunities to accomplish even the most difficult goals.
Prior to joining VSA Mike served for six years as Chief of Staff to Congressman Bud Cramer of Alabama and for eight years as Press Secretary and Legislative Assistant to Congressman Ronnie Flippo of Alabama. Mike worked at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Johnson Environmental and Energy Center in his hometown of Huntsville, Alabama for four years before coming to Capitol Hill.