Responsive Solutions. Unwavering Attention.

Experience the power of true influence with Ramba Consulting Group.

Ramba Consulting Group is a professional governmental consulting firm located in Tallahassee, Florida that specializes in local government, utilities, taxation, franchise issues and much more.

With extensive experience in Florida’s state and local governments, Ramba Consulting Group helps clients realize their business aspirations by providing responsive solutions with unwavering attention.

Simply put, we provide you with the resources necessary to unlock the political possibilities of your organization’s future.

About Us

We strive to provide timely, expert advice and strategic solutions for our clients’ most pressing needs. Our knowledgeable staff works hard to ensure that our clients get the best government relations representation available.

Our mission is to provide personalized service so you can make informed decisions about your organization’s political, legislative, and legal strategies. With expertise in both state and local government matters, we will help you effectively reach your desired outcomes.

Our Team

Our team includes experts in the fields of local government, utilities, taxation, franchise issues and much more. Led by the founding manager David E. Ramba, our consultants are dedicated to delivering quality services with unwavering attention and reliable results with honesty and reliability as its main goal.

With over a century of combined experience in Florida’s state and local governments, we understand the challenges that leaders like you face each day and strive to provide tactical solutions to help your organization succeed.

Founder of Ramba Consulting Group. Prior to creating this entity in August of 2009.

Has over 19 years of experience in legislative and governmental relations.

A native of Tallahassee, is the office and legislative coordinator for Ramba Consulting Group.

leverages a unique blend of experience in governmental, legislative, political and business arenas to represent the interests of clients…

He came to Ramba Consulting Group, LLC in 2015 as a policy and appropriations professional from the Tallahassee firm Strategic Access Group…

joins Ramba Consulting Group, LLC and Ramba Law Group after fifteen years of legal practice comprising eleven years of experience in the legislative process….

brings more than three decades of expertise, having held various positions in both the private sector and state government, before joining Ramba Consulting Group

Our Work

Ramba Consulting Group provides professional and customized solutions for our clients in all aspects of governmental relations, including taxation, local government, utilities, transportation, public affairs and more.

Our team has the expertise to advise on federal, state or local requirements and recommend solutions that align with your goals.

We provide strategic advice on structuring relationships between government entities and private organizations to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Our team works hard to stay ahead of emerging trends in the field so that we can provide up-to-date counsel grounded in knowledge and experience.

Get In Touch

If you have any questions or would like to get in touch with us, please give us a call at (850) 727-7087. You can also fill out our contact form HERE and one of our team members will reach out to you shortly. We look forward to hearing from you!

David E. Ramba

Founder of Ramba Consulting Group. Prior to creating this entity in August of 2009, Mr. Ramba was head of the Legislative Team for Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., for 10 years. As such, Mr. Ramba represented over 30 clients before the Legislature, Governor, Cabinet, and state agencies in the areas of local government, utilities, taxation, franchise issues, environmental regulation, administrative rule-making, and other general government matters. Legal representation of clients included employment and personnel matters, housing issues, American’s with Disability Act, land use and permitting, contract negotiations, and appropriations matters for state and local programs.

Prior to working with Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., Mr. Ramba was Legislative Counsel for The Florida League of Cities, Inc. In his five years at the League representing local government, his primary duties were to represent the League before the Florida Legislature in the areas of civil justice reform, transportation, building codes, workers’ compensation, health insurance, eminent domain, and other legal matters pertaining to municipal government. Mr. Ramba was responsible for the drafting of proposed legislation for all legislative matters affecting municipalities and for advocating the League’s position to the Florida Legislature, Constitution Revision Commission, Cabinet, and other government agencies. He also participated in rule development with state agencies, drafted a legislative policy for League members, and served as legal counsel to city attorneys.

Mr. Ramba also worked as an attorney for the Department of Labor’s Special Disability Trust Fund and in the Florida House of Representatives Committee on Finance and Taxation.

Mr. Ramba is admitted to practice before the Florida Bar and the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court. He is a Supreme Court Certified County Court Mediator for the Second Judicial Circuit.

Allison S. Carvajal

Has over 19 years of experience in legislative and governmental relations. Prior to joining Ramba Consulting Group, Ms. Carvajal was the owner of Carvajal Consulting and Management, a government relations firm representing numerous clients before all levels of state government. Current activities include the management of legislative programs for several statewide organizations as well as private companies.

Ms. Carvajal began her career with the Florida Legislature in the Senate Appropriations Committee while attending graduate school at the Florida State University in Public Administration and Political Science. While attending graduate school she also worked with various Governmental Consultants representing clients before State Government.

In 1996, 1998 and 2002 Ms. Carvajal temporarily relocated to the St. Petersburg area where she worked for the Republican Party of Florida as a field representative. During her tenure with the Republican Party, Ms. Carvajal gained extensive knowledge in the aspect of campaign management. Ms. Carvajal continues to maintain her presence in the political arena.

Ms. Carvajal’s experience in state government and private sector activities, combined with her participation in political activities provides her clients with a formidable advocate for the advancement of their interests.

Ms. Carvajal resides in Tallahassee with her husband Tony and they have one son.

Rachel Kruse

A native of Tallahassee, is the office and legislative coordinator for Ramba Consulting Group. Since joining Ramba Consulting Group in 2009, Ms. Kruse manages all aspects of issue and appropriations requests, tracks legislation and legislative schedules for clients of the firm and is the first point of contact. Ms. Kruse received her Master of Science in Applied American Politics and Policy from Florida State University in 2008, as well as her Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 2003.

Cameron Yarbrough

Leverages a unique blend of experience in governmental, legislative, political and business arenas to represent the interests of clients in matters that include appropriations, business development, construction, environment and natural resources, governmental and legislative affairs, public policy, regulated industries, pari-mutuel, gaming, real estate, procurement, and transportation. Prior to joining Ramba Consulting Group, LLC, Mr. Yarbrough was a government affairs consultant at Gunster Law Firm, as well as president of Yarbrough & Associates, a governmental advocacy firm acting as a voice for corporations and associations before state agencies and the Florida Legislature.

In his nearly two decades of work as a governmental consultant in Tallahassee, he has held various positions within the Executive Office of the Governor as a legislative liaison for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, as well as the legislative director for the Department of Management Services. Mr. Yarbrough currently serves the Tallahassee community as Chair of the Leon County Board of Adjustment and Appeals. He is also involved with the Seminole Booster Foundation and is a former board member of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tallahassee.

Evan Power

Mr. Power came to Ramba Consulting Group, LLC in 2015 as a policy and appropriations professional from the Tallahassee firm Strategic Access Group, where he implemented State Legislative Plans for clients from a variety of industries and managed interaction with legislative members and agencies. Before joining Strategic Access Group in 2014, Mr. Power worked for eight years as an Associate with the firm Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. In that capacity, Mr. Power worked with clients to develop and implement legislative plans, and manage interactions with members and agencies to carry out the goals of the client’s legislative plans, working on the behalf of more than 30 clients.

From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Power was a Legislative Analyst in the Florida House of Representatives, serving in both the House Majority Office and Procedures and Policy Office. His work there included tracking Majority Office priorities, researching of issue interests of the Speaker Designate, and providing analysis of how changes could be implemented.  Mr. Power also drafted Committee and Floor Amendments and handled Constituent Requests and Press Inquiries. Mr. Power holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance, with Minors in Political Science and History, and a Master of Science in Political Science in American Politics and Public Policy from the Florida State University.

Ryan Cox

Ms. Cox joins Ramba Consulting Group, LLC and Ramba Law Group after fifteen years of legal practice comprising eleven years of experience in the legislative process. Ms. Cox most recently served as the Staff Director for the Senate Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, and previously served in various roles including the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice, House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, and the Public Safety Unit in the Office of Policy and Budget under former Governor Scott. Before beginning her legislative career, Ms. Cox worked as an attorney in the administrative and criminal arenas in Broward County and Tallahassee.

Ms. Cox is known for her quick mastery of complex legal and legislative issues and her willingness to listen to and collaborate with all stakeholders to craft legislation that achieves the legislator’s goal and is implementable. Ms. Cox will be performing a blend of legal and policy work on behalf of all RCG clients.

Ms. Cox holds a bachelor’s and law degree from Florida State University. Her bachelor’s degree is in biology with a minor in psychology. She enjoys giving back to her alma mater through various activities with the College of Law and is also very involved in the Tallahassee Jewish community. She lives in Tallahassee with her two children.

Angela Weeks-Samanie

Angela brings more than three decades of expertise, having held various positions in both the private sector and state government, before joining Ramba Consulting Group. During her career in public service, she has been instrumental in developing strategies to improve environmental, water quality and conservation, and public health issues; collaborating with local, state, and federal partners to develop and implement programs across multiple agencies; and managing teams of dedicated professionals who advanced specific research, training, and policy goals for the agency. She is a leader dedicated to serving and empowering others and her years of management have allowed her to master taking an identifiable goal or challenge and successfully achieving it while also nurturing the personal and professional growth of the people around her.

Angela earned her bachelor’s in business administration from Florida State University. She also has earned several certifications, including Certified Public Manager and Certified District Manager certifications from Florida State University and a Project Manager Professional certification from the Project Management Institute.