• 3PS Government Affairs
  • 3PS Public Relations
  • 3PS Grassroots / Coalition Building
  • 3PS Integrated Tools

Welcome To 3PS

West Virginia has experienced significant change recently. Adapting to that change are companies and associations who want to grow their business in the Mountain State, but need help navigating the political waters.

Founded by Ben Beakes, Three Point Strategies, LLC, (3PS) is the government affairs and public relations firm that offers new access points and strategies for the changing environment.

Our mission is to serve clients through advocacy and policy development that will promote a job-friendly environment and prosperity in West Virginia.

Three Point Strategies isn’t just our name – it’s what we do. Our “three point strategy” merges traditional relational lobbying with strategies for public relations and coalition building, which gives our clients the best chance for successful outcomes. Learn more about our government affairs, public relations, grassroots/coalition building and other service options.

Can 3PS Help My Company?

No company is the same and each has unique needs. If you need lobbying representation, outreach assistance for a project, help with regulatory issues, grassroots development, coalition building, general political navigation or help with public affairs contact 3PS.
3PS has the relationships and process to position you for success. With over a decade of government affairs, public relations and grassroots experience we can create a plan to move you forward.
Ben Beakes, founder and managing member of 3PS, is passionate about moving his state forward. We exist to serve you through advocacy and policy development that will promote a job-friendly environment and prosperity in West Virginia. Our motivation has garnered us a reputation as tireless advocates for our clients.

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Government Affairs
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Integrated Tools

Meet Ben Beakes

Ben Beakes, Managing Member 3PS WV Three Point Strategies West Virginia

Ben BeakesManaging Member
Ben Beakes is the founder and managing member of Three Point Strategies. A lifelong West Virginia resident, Beakes has over a decade of government affairs and public relations experience. Coming off many successes with the new legislature, Beakes developed his new approach to lobbying called the “three point strategy.

  • Beakes also has vast experience in campaigns, grassroots, and public relations.
  • Director of government and external affairs for Alpha Natural Resources
  • Vice President for University of Development at the University of Charleston
  • State Director of McCain 2008 in West Virginia
  • Chief of Staff for Secretary of State Betty Ireland
  • Political Director for West Virginia Republican Party

Through his past experience Beakes has developed a vast network of relationships with elected and community leaders. Beakes’s motivation for the success of West Virginia has garnered him a reputation as a passionate and tireless advocate for his clients.

Beakes displays his commitment to his state and community by participating in various service organizations including the Rotary Club of Charleston (where he is President) and River Ridge Church. Beakes is a dedicated family-man to his wife, Sarah, and children, Chloe and Cooper.

Meet Rebecca Guilliams

Rebecca GuilliamsAssociate
Rebecca Guilliams is an associate with Three Point Strategies. Guilliams was born and raised in West Virginia. She attended Marshall University and earned a major in marketing and a minor in economics. After college she earned her series 7 and 63 license and was a financial advisor for several years. She is married to a West Virginia native, Mike Guilliams, and has two children, Benjamin and Molly. She is actively involved in her church as well as her local community volunteering her time in youth sports and school activities.

“This is where I live and raise my family. It’s important to me to be a part of something that moves this state forward for their future and all of West Virginia. I have that opportunity here working with 3PS.”

With the addition of Guilliams, 3PS has expanded its services to include association management. Guilliams will take a leading role in managing the business operations and communications functions for our association clients needing management services. She also focusses her attention on policy research and legislative tracking for our clients.


In tough times we need professionals that deliver results with integrity. For advocacy, strategy, and representation there are none better than Three Point Strategies.
Brian Turk, Senior Director Government and External Affairs, Alpha Natural Resources