How to Get the Most Out of Your Lobbying Firm You’ve hired your lobbyist, but the buck doesn’t stop there. Signing a contract is just the first step in your journey to change, amend or add legislation that supports your organization’s strategy. Below are five steps to ensure you are… Read More »How to Get the Most Out of Your Lobbying Firm
Katie McDonald is the chief operating officer of Echo Ridge, the parent company of Retaen. Prior to her time with Echo Ridge, Katie played an integral role in running one of the largest government relations operations in Silicon Valley. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado.
You’ve Not Hired A Lobbyist, but Maybe You Should Many businesses and industries share a common bottleneck curbing their success, the reticence to hire a lobbyist. Hiring a lobbyist allows an organization, corporation, or association to be proactive in shaping legislation as opposed to reactive in trying to change legislation.… Read More »You’ve Not Hired A Lobbyist, but Maybe You Should
How Lobbying Works in the United States Lobbying gets a bad reputation; with most, the word connotes ideas of corruption or collusion. In reality, lobbying is a mechanism by which issues or causes are communicated to those in elected office (i.e., members of Congress). The nature of said causes, good… Read More »How Lobbying Works in the United States
Five Steps to Hiring the Right Lobbyist Hiring the right lobbyist has the potential to influence not only your business but the future of your industry. On the other hand, hiring the wrong lobbyist will deplete your resources with no results, which makes the strategy of hiring a government relations… Read More »Five Steps to Finding and Hiring the Right Lobbyist