Grant Pilkington / Managing Director

Grant brings years of political and campaign knowledge to Advocacy Solutions where he helps clients navigate a wide spectrum of municipal and state matters.

Prior to joining Advocacy Solutions, Grant worked in key advisory roles to past and present Rhode Island Speakers of the House. As Deputy Chief of Staff, he fostered intergovernmental relationships with both chambers and the executive branch while supporting constituent issues on behalf of the Speaker’s office. Grant’s state experience also included clerking several committees and commissions.

Before his work for state government, Grant started as a field organizer for a local gubernatorial candidate and has vast campaign knowledge and experience. He has worked as a consultant for both candidate and ballot referendums and served as the Rhode Island Field Director for a presidential primary. Other races he has supported include local council and state representative races and issue-based campaign work for sustainable energy and casino ballot questions.

Grant holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Anna Maria College. He is an avid fan of Providence College basketball and local sports, as well as a 4-year varsity player who served as the captain of the Anna Maria College men’s lacrosse team.