Lobby Idaho, LLC was founded in 2012 by C.A. “Skip” Smyser and Jason Kreizenbeck. Having first worked together at Connolly & Smyser, Chtd. in 1999 and on several political campaigns prior to that, they formed a friendship that would continue as their careers progressed.
Following his time serving as Chief of Staff for then-Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter, Kreizenbeck joined Smyser and expanded his longstanding and well-respected lobbying practice.
The two shared a vision of creating one of Idaho’s top, full-service firms by bringing together Mr. Kreizenbeck’s depth of knowledge in corporate government affairs and work in the Executive branch, with Mr. Smyser’s years of success as a contract lobbyist and history as a legislator, committee chairman, and lawyer.