Applied Civics is a responsible, local-level government relations firm.

S. Brandon Coan is a corporate responsibility consultant, attorney and former Louisville (KY) Metro Council member. He founded Applied Civics with the purpose to disrupt the lobbying industry and to advance the state of corporate citizenship within communities.

no expenditures, campaign contributions or financial transactions.

Brandon’s practices include legislation and rulemaking, regulatory and land use matters, workforce development, economic incentives, sustainable procurement and public-private partnerships. He advises companies on business market strategies and community engagement.

His clients are Fortune 500 and growth companies in the energy, healthcare, telecom, business services, automotive, leisure and retailing sectors.