A native of Lincoln, Gordon Kissel has worked in the lobbying and association management field since 1980. As the Executive Director of the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts from 1980-1994, Gordon was responsible for governmental and legislative affairs, and association management. Gordon devotes full-time efforts to the affairs of Kissel/E&S Associates and is the primary liaison with the company's clients.
Gordon has a bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(major: English and Education), a Master of Education from UN-L (emphasis: Secondary
Education) and a Master of Arts in Political Science from UN-L (emphasis: Public
Administration and American Government).
Joe, a native of Omaha, Nebraska, is a partner in the firm of Kissel/E&S Associates. Since 2002, Joe has been a registered lobbyist with the Nebraska State Legislature. Before attending law school, Joe served as a Legislative Aide in the Nebraska Legislature for then-Senator John Hilgert of Omaha (now Director of Veterans' Affairs). During his tenure as Legislative Aide, Joe earned valuable expertise in committee structures, the legislative process and constituent services.
Joe is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Omaha Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in the Nebraska Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. However, Joe’s practice is completely devoted to government affairs.
Joe holds both a Bachelor of the Arts (political science and history) and a Juris Doctor degree from Creighton University.