Guneev Sharma joined Thorn Run Partners as a Legislative Assistant in May 2019, bringing an array of legislative experience from the private and public sector and extensive knowledge of rural issues. At Thorn Run, he serves the vital role of supporting the firm’s local government team.
Prior to joining Thorn Run, Guneev served as a Legislative Correspondent for former Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), where he assisted the Senator on several issues, including transportation, Native American affairs, education, and postal issues. On Capitol Hill, he handled casework for constituents, helped to secure various grants for communities in North Dakota, and assisted senior legislative staff with multiple projects for inclusion in the fiscal year 2019 budget. Before joining the U.S. Senate, Guneev supported the Tyson Foods government relations team where he was essential in updating the company on the events and conversations occurring on and off Capitol Hill. He has also served in a variety of roles for a variety of federal and local campaigns in his home state of Arkansas.
A native of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Guneev graduated from Hendrix College with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and a minor in Economics.