Mark Richards brings a seasoned perspective to the lobbying team with more than two decades of experience in government affairs. Since joining the firm nearly ten years ago, Mr. Richards has developed an expertise and proficiency through his client relationships on diverse such as corrections and law enforcement, human services policies, the environment biotechnology issues and state pyrotechnic sales policies. Prior to joining Wojdak, he served as Assistant State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business and Assistant Executive Director for the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association. In addition, Mark was Director of Government Affairs at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mark also worked as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary for Central Services in the PA Department of General Services during the Casey Administration. A native of Lancaster County, Mark earned degrees in both Political Science and English from the University of Delaware.