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Marvin Yates

Director, Strategic Government Relations

Marvin Yates, Director of Strategic Government Relations joined MultiState in 2018. Marvin has almost a decade of experience in state government affairs, policy, and public service. Before joining MultiState, Marvin worked at CTIA, the trade association for the wireless communications industry. In his role as Senior Manager of State Legislative Affairs, he worked closely with the other members on his team to monitor issues and advocate on behalf of their members at the state level. Prior to CTIA, he gained experience in state government affairs and policy in the Metro DC area in various roles with another trade association and legislative tracking firm. Marvin is originally from Michigan, where he worked in the Michigan House of Representatives as a Legislative Assistant and also has an extensive history of campaign experience. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy. Marvin has close to 10 years of experience in state government affairs, policy and public service. In his free time Marvin enjoys sports, traveling, community service and reading.
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work." -Steve Jobs My goal everyday is to be better. Success only comes before work in the dictionary. It is important for me to put the work in first and truly enjoy what I do in order to achieve personal success, as well as success for clients and MultiState. #motivationalmarv”