Public Affairs

Sewald Hanfling knows that every project requires a unique solution and that each company’s Public Affairs & Community Relations needs are different.


Government Relations & Lobbying

It is Sewald Hanfling’s job to represent your interests and educate lawmakers and their staff about how any proposed legislation or regulation will affect your business.


Business Development

Whether you are moving your business to Colorado, expanding a company that is already here or just want to know about issues that may affect your business, Sewald Hanfling can help.

"RD was an invaluable part of our team for nearly seven years at Denver’s City Hall and in the State Capitol. He has a keen ability to build relationships and move people toward consensus"

John Hickenlooper,
Governor of Colorado


Sewald Hanfling is a Colorado-based public affairs firm founded in 2012 by R.D. Sewald and Joshua Hanfling. Leveraging their combined 50 years of government, business and community experience, our firm is committed to helping clients achieve their goals at the local, state and national level.

Sewald Hanfling offers clients a full suite of public affairs and engagement tools to help them meet and exceed their goals. We work across business, government and nonprofit sectors to build coalitions aimed at transformative change and creative solutions. Our toolkit includes public affairs, public relations, media strategy, community engagement and much more. Working closely with stakeholders, we are prepared to manage all kinds of crises and opportunities to achieve short and long term goals for our clients.

Sewald Hanfling becomes part of your team. From analyzing the public and political landscape, to developing a strategic plan, to building the right team, to crafting and delivering your message to voters, stakeholders and influencers, we are engaged at every step.

At Sewald Hanfling, our top priority is effectively managing your strategic interests to achieve measured, long-term success.