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How small associations can maximize their lobbying clout

Some firms specialize in helping the little guy; but your most effective advocates—especially before lawmakers—are your own members

May 3, 2013
By William Ehart

Palmer
Palmer
Kanitra
Kanitra
Hay
Hay

Brett Palmer, president of the $2 million-revenue Small Business Investor Alliance, needed just a little bit of lobbying help last year.

With Congress fighting about the fiscal cliff and tax extenders, SBIA—which represents small private-equity funds—needed another pair of eyes and ears on the Hill.