Shaun Rieve joins Veridus ownership group as Partner in firm

January 5, 2023

Phoenix, Ariz. – Veridus, LLC is pleased to announce that Shaun Rieve – a member of the firm’s lobbying and government affairs team since 2016 – has been named a Partner in the firm. Shaun joins a bipartisan ownership group that includes Wendy Briggs, Jeff Sandquist, Jay Kaprosy, Matthew Benson and Jason Barraza.

“Shaun knows state government from the inside out and has proven his value to clients with his deep connections and sharp mind for public policy,” said Veridus Partner Wendy Briggs. “We are thrilled to have him join us as a partner in Veridus.”

Shaun has spent over a decade working in and around state government, including senior advisory roles with Gov. Janice K. Brewer, Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Arizona Commerce Authority. Since joining Veridus, Shaun has worked across a host of different issue areas, including: tribal affairs; gaming; criminal justice reform; economic development; short-term rentals; and more.

“I have truly enjoyed working with the great team at Veridus, and I am honored to join the firm’s ownership group that includes some of the best government relations and public relations professionals in Arizona,” Shaun said. “I’m excited for this new opportunity to provide exceptional service to the firm’s top tier clients and join in guiding Veridus’ bright future.”

Shaun was raised in Lake Havasu City, and earned a bachelor’s in Political Science from Arizona State University (2009). Shaun lives in Ahwatukee with his wife, Emily, and their daughter.