Creating Valued Connections

Creating, empowering, and driving thought leadership in policy.



Recent Recognition

Top 100 Lobbyist

The National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics has selected Brianne as a Top 100 Lobbyist of 2022.

25 People to Watch

Global gaming Business Magazine has named Brianne as one of their ’25 People to Watch” for 2022.

Strategic Development Services

With experience at all levels of government across the United States & internationally, you can trust Doura-Schawohl to help you build valued connections and navigate the complexities of gaming policy, addictions, disorders and disabilities, and veterans issues. 


“Driving significant awareness and policy considerations to the issue of problem gambling has been extremely rewarding. While our understanding of mental health continues to expand, it’s my passion that we acknowledge, collaborate, and innovate to highlight all invisible addictions, disorders, and disabilities for so many individuals who are not often given a voice during the policy making process.”

— Brianne Doura-Schawohl


Martin Lycka’s Safe Bet Show

Brianne takes Martin through her time on the Massachusetts council for Gaming and Health, and her role in creating the formative responsible gaming policies in the country, as well as her work in tackling compulsive gambling in the military.

Martin and Brianne also cover family, and get Brianne’s advice on how to juggle a successful career with your family life.

CNBC Generation Gamble

With sports betting becoming legalized in more states, Brianne highlights how the prevention group Epic Risk Management is educating college athletes on the risks of problem gambling – one campus at a time.

Hope & Help Exists

If you or a loved one are experiencing a problem with your gambling hope and help exists. You are not alone. Please reach out to 1-800-GAMBLER and the National Council on Problem Gambling (

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