Our mission at Atlas Crossing is to identify risks and create business  opportunities by providing strategic counsel to our clients. Our savvy,  bipartisan team possess decades of extensive experience crafting policy  campaigns and merging them with robust communications programs and  political outreach.
Our mission at Atlas Crossing is to identify risks and create business opportunities by providing strategic counsel to our clients. Our savvy, bipartisan team possess decades of extensive experience crafting policy campaigns and merging them with robust communications programs and political outreach.
Our mission at Atlas Crossing is to create a roadmap for clients to navigate the halls of Congress and the Administration.
Atlas Crossing provides a unique understanding for moving policy, with a proven track record of executing coalition strategies, successful legislative and advocacy campaigns, and winning political campaigns.
Our mission at Atlas Crossing is to create a roadmap for clients to navigate the halls of Congress and the Administration.
Atlas Crossing provides a unique understanding for moving policy, with a proven track record of executing coalition strategies, successful legislative and advocacy campaigns, and winning political campaigns.

Who We Are

Sean Joyce

Founder & CEO
Sean combines nearly 15 years of legislative, crisis communications, campaign management, coalition management, and corporate client experience on behalf of Atlas Crossing clients. Joyce has represented companies before Congress and the Administration covering a diverse range of issues, including Uber, Virgin, PepsiCo, The Home Depot, FaceFirst, United Technologies, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Capitol Collection Management, US Travel Association, Space-X, and DiSH Networks. Having recently left Capitol Hill as Chief of Staff for Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC), who serves as the top Republican on the Financial Services Committee, Joyce provides counsel to clients on strategic engagement with Congress and the Administration. As Chief of Staff, Joyce directed day-to-day operations for McHenry while overseeing the nexus where politics and policy met communications and outreach. Sean honed his legislative successes when McHenry was tapped to be the top whip by Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA). Prior to his time with McHenry, Sean held a variety of Senior Staff positions for Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (PA), including Legislative Director, Communications Director, National Security Advisor, and Campaign Manager. Sean has extensive experience in managing national political campaigns, crisis comms in addition to issue-based coalition management. Sean is currently the Executive Director of the S.H.I.P Coalition, comprised of 80+ companies including Fortune50 and Fortune500 agribusinesses, chemical companies, transportation services, shipper, retailers, beverage companies and aggregates including: Anheuser-Busch, American Chemistry Council, Tyson Foods, International Paper, West Rock, PepsiCo, Old Castle Materials, Coca Cola, The Home Depot, Campbell’s, Niagara Bottling, American Forest & Paper, National Cattleman Beef Association, Smithfield, and Dairy Farmers of America, to name a few.

Matt Mika

Vice President of Government Affairs
Matt Mika joined Atlas Crossing as the Vice President of Government Affairs after spending over a decade with Tyson Foods, most recently as the Director of Government Relations. During his time with Tyson Foods, Matt handled a portfolio of issues, including agriculture, transportation, environment, energy, and ethanol. Before Tyson Foods, Matt worked for the American Meat Institute, now the North American Meat Institute, and for three Members of the Michigan Congressional Delegation. Mika also has extensive experience at the state level, including in the Michigan state legislature as a staffer for former Lieutenant Governor Dick Posthumus and former State Representative David Palsrok. He has run several successful state representative, statewide, and congressional campaigns and was part of the advance team for President George W. Bush. Matt is a commissioner of The United States House Softball League (USHSL) and a volunteer staff coach for the Republican team for the annual bipartisan Congressional Baseball Game. He is also the Director and President of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Sports Business and Leadership Association.

Alexis Oberg

Director of Government Affairs
Alexis joined Atlas Crossing from Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s Administration where she worked in his policy office for half a decade, most recently as his Policy Advisor. Alexis has handled a portfolio that includes healthcare, technology, homeland security, financial services, education, and transportation. At Atlas Crossing, Alexis develops legislative solutions and supporting advocacy materials to help our clients tell their stories to Members of Congress, their staff, and Administration officials. Alexis also manages all client and company Washington fly-Ins and Advocacy Days on Capitol Hill and at the White House. Atlas Crossing frequently hosts political events for Members of Congress, and Oberg builds out Capitol Hill policy briefings for staff and Members of Congress. Alexis is integral to all of the operation’s components and keeps the trains running on time. Alexis is a native of Atlanta, Georgia with close ties to the southeastern Congressional delegation. She holds a bachelor’s of science in Political Science and International Affairs from the University of Georgia and a master’s of Public Administration from Georgia State University.

Chris Eddowes

Manager of Government Affairs
Christopher joined Atlas Crossing as the Manager of Government Affairs after spending seven years with Congressman Lloyd Smucker. He most recently served as a Senior Advisor for Congressman Smucker, where he managed a portfolio that included a broad area of policy issues including appropriations, energy & environment, national security, agriculture, and trade issues. Christopher also managed the Transportation and Infrastructure portfolio, including during Congressman Smucker’s tenure on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. In these roles, Christopher crafted policy solutions to address issues raised by constituents and industry stakeholders. Christopher frequently worked across the aisle with House and Senate offices, Democrat and Republican leadership and executive branch counterparts to identify and achieve strategic policy and regulatory outcomes. Prior to his roles on Capitol Hill, Christopher worked on a successful congressional campaign in Pennsylvania as the Grassroots Director.

Chris Kim

Legislative Assistant
Chris joined Atlas Crossing after spending time at Potomac Strategies Development and in Congressman Bill Huizenga’s office. These opportunities allow Chris to fully understand the need for real-time, accurate research to keep up with the pace of the Hill and the Administration. Not only does Chris possess government experience, he has also honed his skills working and volunteering on several campaigns. Chris provides an understanding of the full spectrum of politics. In his current role, Chris provides data-driven research, specifically diving into the issues that are important to our client’s success. Chris provides real-time updates on day-to-day activities, both on the legislative side and the regulatory side, to ensure that our clients know in real-time the issues that impact their business and bottom line.

Brad Gentile

Senior Advisor
Brad Gentile has spent nearly a decade in public service and has developed strong relationships throughout Washington on both sides of the political aisle. Most recently, Brad served as Chief of Staff for Congressman John Katko, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security. While Brad ran his operation, Congressman Katko was recognized as the most productive first-term legislator in 27 years. Prior to that, Brad served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director to U.S. Congressman Chris Gibson, and as a Legislative Assistant to former House Speaker John Boehner. Throughout his time in Washington, Brad served as the chief policy and political advisor to members of Congress where he crafted, negotiated and helped pass numerous policy initiatives. Brad has worked with, and overseen some of the most competitive and successful congressional campaigns in the country, building a reputation for his ability to protect incumbent candidates in targeted races. His political experience includes: raising and managing millions of dollars, coordinating with party committees, and overseeing strategy and content. Brad has extensive experience in media training, strategic communications, speech writing, and media relations.

What They Say

If you want to understand what is happening behind the scenes in Washington, look no further than Sean Joyce and the Atlas Crossing team.


Executive Vice President, Public Affairs and Policy, US Travel Association

When Global DCA launched our advocacy efforts, we turned to Atlas Crossing which... has allowed Global DCA to be and established player sitting at the table in less than year.


CEO, Global Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Association

Atlas Crossing is well known for their coalition management...one of the best in town.


Senior Manager, Government Affairs, 
Tyson Foods, Inc. 


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Virgin Hyperloop
U.S. Travel Association
Southern Airways Express
S.H.I.P. Coalition
Roswell Park
R2P Innovations
Capital Collection Management
Bankers Healthcare Group

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Atlas Crossing is a bipartisan Public Affairs and Strategic Communications firm with a proven track record of turning policy ideas into legislation, and law. Whether you are adding fire-power to your Washington team, building out your first public affairs campaign, or coalition management- our team stands ready to assist.
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