Daniel G. Plummer, Partner
Dan has been lobbying at the State Capitol since 1980 and he has extensive experience representing the interests of private sector companies and associations before the New York State Legislature, Executive Office, State Agencies and Public Authorities.
Prior to establishing Plummer & Wigger, Dan owned and operated his own lobbying firm and was either an employee or partner at Featherstonhaugh, Wiley & Clyne (1995-2003) and Hennessy, Plummer & Griffin (1986-1995), a government affairs firm that represented over 75 companies and associations during its existence.
He began his professional career at the Business Council of New York State where he was responsible for the legislative and regulatory programs in the areas of economic development, energy, construction, manufacturing and transportation.
Dan has a Bachelors degree from Siena College and is a lifelong resident of the Town of Bethlehem where he served as Deputy Supervisor (2004-2009). He was also elected and served two terms on the Bethlehem Town Board (2000-2008).
Scott Wigger, Partner
Scott became a Partner at Plummer & Wigger in May 2013. He has over 15 years of experience working in governmental relations. He began his lobbying career at Featherstonhaugh, Wiley, Clyne and Cordo where he worked on a variety of legislative responsibilities, including client relations and association management. While there, he gained extensive experience working with the manufacturing, economic development, transportation, high tech, insurance and banking sectors.
At Plummer & Wigger, Scott lobbies full-time representing clients before the NYS Executive Office, Legislature and State Agencies, and is also responsible for other representation duties including client communication and coordinating activities, legislative bill and memo drafting, bill research and tracking, marketing activities and association management.
Scott attended Binghamton University where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Economics. While there, he also spent time working at the New York City Department of Finance where he worked on corporate tax compliance issues.
Scott currently resides in the City of Albany.
Marge Marto, Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Marge has over 19 years of experience working in governmental relations. She is responsible for the preparation and filing of all lobbying reports with the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE). Marge interacts with all of the firm’s clients to ensure that they are kept abreast of all New York laws and regulations affecting their lobbying activities and advises them in their compliance issues as they prepare and submit their required New York filings. She monitors the introduction and daily status of all legislation affecting each client and supervises the individualized client tracking system. Additionally, Marge manages the accounting and the general business for Plummer & Wigger.
Prior to joining Plummer & Wigger, Marge was the Administrator of Religious Education for 7 years at the largest parish in the Albany Catholic Diocese. While there, she was responsible for tracking the certification of the catechists and the grade coordinators who instructed over 1,100 enrolled students. She also assisted in planning the curriculum, sacramental preparation, ceremonies and registrations.
Marge attended the College of St. Rose and currently resides in Colonie.
Michael R. Doyle, Consultant
Mike has over 37 years of experience with the New York State legislative process. He previously served for more than 17 years as Executive Director of the New York State Petroleum Council, an affiliate of the American Petroleum Institute (API), before retiring from that position in 2012. As Executive Director, he was responsible for the development and execution of state and federal government and regulatory relations programs important to the oil and gas industry.
Mike was also Director of Government Relations for the New York Telephone Company, now part of Verizon (1987 – 1994). Prior to that, Mike served on the Government Affairs staff of The Business Council of New York State (1980 – 1987). He began his career working in both the Assembly and Senate (1977 -1980).
Mike graduated with a Bachelor in Arts degree from Union College. He also received a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Northeastern University.