Associate Vice President
Ray Bennett comes to Shawmut Strategy Group as an experienced campaign, policy, and government relations professional. He spent nine years as an aide to former Congressman Michael Capuano in his DC and Massachusetts offices before serving as a Senior Partnership Specialist and Congressional Specialist for the United States Census Bureau during the 2020 Census.
In May of 2021, Ray was awarded the United States Department of Commerce Bronze Medal along with his colleagues on the Congressional team, the highest honorary recognition awarded by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Ray has also served as the Government Affairs Manager for Veterans Inc., a non-profit veteran service organization that provides supportive services to veterans and their families across New England, Montana and North Dakota.