Dennehy & Bouley’s greatest asset is our professionals. Our clients value each team member as a true strategic player because we provide superior services and counsel. Everyone at Dennehy & Bouley shares a common drive to excel beyond our clients’ expectations. We not only meet our clients’ needs, we anticipate them. Our solid reputation reaches beyond New Hampshire as our clients across the nation become testimony to the superior services Dennehy & Bouley provides. Our leadership team has been involved in the highest levels of the state and even national Republican party and brings exceptional assets to the table. Take a moment to read our corporate biographies. We think you’ll agree that we have carefully assembled a team of highly experienced individuals from diverse political and professional backgrounds. We have served in various levels of state and local government; written legislation as legislative staff; managed political campaigns; and held elected office.


Michael Dennehy – Partner

Michael Dennehy is the co-founder of Dennehy & Bouley LLC. Michael has been a leader in the industry since he entered the political and public policy arena in 1991. Known as a political and government relations’ advisor to corporations and nationwide organizations, Dennehy recently served as senior political advisor to Republican Senator John McCain’s 2008 Presidential Campaign. He also served in the role of National Political Director in 2007. With Dennehy’s strategic guidance, Senator McCain again defied the odds and claimed an upset victory on January 8, 2008. As New England Political Director and New Hampshire Campaign Manager in 2000, Dennehy led the McCain movement to its biggest victories including an upset victory in New Hampshire’s First in the Nation Primary. Michael has led several successful advocacy campaigns in the region including Republican New Hampshire Governors Craig Benson (2002) and Steve Merrill (1992 and 1994). Previously, Michael was the Executive Director for the New Hampshire Republican Party, Republican National Committeeman from New Hampshire and served as special assistant to Governor Stephen Merrill, managing political and legislative crises for Merrill.


Jim Bouley – Partner

As partner in Dennehy & Bouley, Jim Bouley has more than 20 years of political/governmental experience in New Hampshire. The consummate “insider” in New Hampshire, Jim brings his special skills to bear for the firm’s wide client base. His talents have brought success to innumerable client projects. A 1988 graduate of University of New Hampshire, he has been involved in the political world since the start of his career. Jim has managed lobbying, grassroots and political action committee activities for business clients, not for profit organizations and trade associations. In 2004, Jim was named to The Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty, as an important figure to watch in the Granite State. In November 2007, Jim was elected Mayor of Concord, New Hampshire. Prior to running for the Mayor, he served 10 years on the Concord city council. Jim is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Capitol Center for the Arts and The Local Government Center. He resides in the city of Concord with his wife, Tara.


Dick Bouley

Dick is a veteran of 35 years in New Hampshire politics. Dick has been a registered lobbyist since 1982 and is seasoned in healthcare, long term care, education, pyrotechnics, and privacy/direct marketing, gaming and environmental issues. In 1979, Dick came to Concord to join Governor Hugh Gallen’s staff. He served the governor as the Educational Advisor and was appointed as New Hampshire’s Commissioner to the Education Commission to the States and Chairman of the Board of the NH Youth Development Center. He also served as the Governor’s Liaison to the NH Executive Council, responsible for all appointments to state government. He began an independent consulting firm in 1983 and was named by Nashua Telegraph as one of the top 5 lobbying firms in Concord. In addition to his lobbying activities, he has served for the last 18 years as professor at the NH Community Technical College and in 2000 he received the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service.


Alex Koutroubas

Alex has been a key player in the planning and implementation of legislative achievement for Dennehy & Bouley. As an expert in governmental affairs since 2002, Alex has worked extensively on issues affecting citizens with developmental disabilities; environmental regulation, gaming regulation, financial services as well as with direct marketing services. He is widely recognized as a respected policy advocate among legislators and regulators of New Hampshire’s government. In addition to serving as a government relations advisor, Alex also serves as the Executive Director of the American Council of Engineering Companies – New Hampshire and on the Board of Directors of Concord’s Red River Theatres. Alex served in AmeriCorps NCCC in 2002 where he participated in numerous projects across the United States including working on disaster relief, public safety, environmental, education and numerous other community needs. Alex holds a degree in Business with a minor in Political Science from Keene State College.

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Tyler Clark

Tyler joined Dennehy & Bouley in January 2015 and provides clear legislative insight from a policy and a procedural perspective for our clients.

Tyler’s career started in the New Hampshire Senate, first as an intern and then as the Bill Status Aide in the Senate Clerk’s office following his graduation from the University of New Hampshire in 2013. While an intern for the Health, Education and Human Services Committee, Tyler received his first opportunity to positively affect New Hampshire public policy. Tyler worked with the committee on the Senate’s version and amendments to New Hampshire’s medical marijuana legislation signed into law that summer.

In 2014, Tyler played an integral role in State Senator John Reagan’s reelection victory, winning a contested primary with 83% of the vote.  He was then hired by the NH Republican State Committee to help execute their Get Out the Vote effort, which lead to an overwhelming Republican victory in state races. In 2016, Tyler was the lead consultant for numerous successful State Senate and New Hampshire House of Representatives races.

As a member of the team at D&B, Tyler has orchestrated successful grassroots campaigns for large healthcare and energy clients and has effectively developed and implemented state legislative initiatives on behalf of our government affairs clients.

Tyler is a graduate of Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH and received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire in 2013. Tyler currently resides in Hampstead with his chocolate lab, Kramer.

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