Our Mission is to empower our clients and users to build a better government by creating future-focused strategies and products.
Our vision is that when innovators are able to engage with policymakers in a productive manner better outcomes become available for everyone.
Terrapin's Value System
"Terrapin knows government affairs, has worked on The Hill and in corporate America going above and beyond and getting solid results.
Try Terrapin and see the results their experience and best practices can and will bring to your business." - Government Relations Consultant
Jason Jackson Frye | Founder
Jason is a nationally recognized federal and state government relations consultant and Founder of Terrapin. With expertise in executive, legislative and regulatory affairs at the Federal and State level.
A Minnesota native Jason grew up obsessed with building a better government and advancing liberty for all Americans. Following 9/11, Jason joined the United States Marine Corps and served two combat tours. Following his military service, he joined the US House of Representatives, where he focused on Transportation and Infrastructure, Immigration, Trade, Defense/Foreign Policy issues; and served as Legislative Director for Congressman Tom Emmer.
After Congress, Jason expanded into state government affairs and managed a team at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University focusing on emerging tech and regulation. In the private sector, Jason managed an international government and regulatory affairs portfolio for Explore Information Services a Solera Company. Focusing on data, IT security, insurance and transportation policy, and business and product development.
Jason previously served as Executive Vice President at Capitol Core Group and expanded into infrastructure and water policy. Now, as the Founder of Terrapin, Jason is building a zero-to-one government affairs platform to change how government relations are conducted.
Jack Wang | Development Consultant
Jack plays a critical role in designing Terrapin’s government relations technology by bringing technical expertise to improve customer UX and drive innovation and growth of Terrapin products. Originally from Southern California, Jack grew up surrounded by constant innovation in computer science. He first attempted programming in middle school by making a text-based website. In high school he helped a team to develop a mobile app that raises funding for the school district. He was a member of his school’s CyberPatriot team, eventually leading the team to the national semi-finals.
In highschool Jack joined the NJROTC program, rising to Executive Officer of the 116-cadet
unit. Jack has experience that will be valuable to Terrapin’s clients and partners including mentoring Data Structures, worked on research projects to compile data concerning COVID-19’s impact on the economy, and led a team to develop open source software.
Jack is currently pursuing a dual major in ITWS (Information Technology & Web Science) and Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.