Billy Routh serves as a lobbyist and consultant for Copper Dome Strategies, LLC. They are a subsidiary of the Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Law Firm. He assists clients with governmental relations before the legislative and executive branches of the state of South Carolina.
He has nearly three decades of experience in the governmental and legislative arenas. He served on the staff of the South Carolina House of Representatives, ultimately becoming Chief of Staff for the S.C. Speaker of the House. Billy was the Legislative Liaison for Governor David Beasley for four years, where he worked to advance the governor’s agenda and that of his cabinet.
He aided the late Governor Carroll Campbell for six years in several capacities, including serving as Director of Intergovernmental Relations and Transportation. He also served as the governor’s liaison to local government officials and transportation entities such as the S.C. Department of Transportation and S.C. State Ports Authority. The Columbia native also worked for the State Budget and Control Board’s Division of the Chief Information Officer as Program Manager for Strategic Communications. All of this previous experience provides him with a well-rounded knowledge of the governmental process and a vast network of working relationships in state government.
Prior to his government service, Billy worked in the private sector as a small business owner (an all-night restaurant in Five Points). He also spent a number of years as a professional drummer and traveled around the world entertaining America’s troops and families with the USO.