Michael LaRosa Joins Ballard Partners as a Partner in the Washington Office

Stephen Klopp, former Deputy Assistant Sergeant at Arms for the U.S. Senate, is joining Ballard Partners, one of the top government relations firms in the United States, as a partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. 

“As our D.C. office continues to grow, Stephen’s extensive experience on Capitol Hill brings a unique, invaluable perspective that will greatly benefit our clients,” said Brian Ballard, the firm’s President and Founder. “We are honored to have him on our team.” 

Klopp served nearly two decades on Capitol Hill in various capacities, most recently as the Deputy Assistant Sergeant at Arms for the U.S. Senate, where he worked in close partnership with all Senators, Senate leadership, chiefs of staff and Senate committees. Klopp is the President and Founder of Sagacity Global Services (SGS). 

“I am thrilled to join Brian and his exceptional team in Washington,” said Klopp. 

Klopp joined the U.S. Capitol Police in 2003 and graduated top of his class at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Soon after joining the U.S. Capitol police, he served as a Special Agent in Charge and Detail Leader for the United States Capitol Police (USCP) Dignitary Protection Division, where he was responsible for leading protective security details assigned to Congressional Leadership.