OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, July 23, 2020 - GR Pro, a national public affairs firm specializing in creating and executing issue advocacy and independent expenditure activities for pro-business candidates and issue initiatives, has named longtime Oklahoma public and political affairs’ professionals, Karma Robinson and Rusty Appleton, to its team.  


Robinson serves as President of GR Pro and is recognized for her leadership and fundraising acumen in the political and business communities; having raised more than $100 million for candidate campaigns, business groups and issue initiatives. She has created and implemented public affairs’ solutions for 30 years for uniquely pro-business clients from Main Street to the White House. In her GR Pro role, she creates and implements fundraising, issue advocacy and electioneering solutions for America’s top political committees.


Appleton is GR Pro’s Vice President of Political Operations. With a background in association management, and a veteran of political campaigns at every level of government, Appleton brings a diverse skillset to the team. He has vast experience in managing issue campaigns on behalf of corporations, political committees and citizen organizations, as well as political campaigns for U.S. House and Senate races.

“We are delighted to have Karma and Rusty on board,” said Trey Richardson, the firm’s managing partner. “They have each proven to be exceptional political advisors within the local and national market, and they deliver quantified results for GR Pro clients each day.” 



GR Pro is an independent public affairs firm specializing in political finance, strategic communications, independent expenditures, coalition management and digital advocacy.



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