Throughout his career Larry has worked with countless state and federal policy makers and understands the critical importance of bridge building and relationship development. With a reputation for developing honest and open working relationships with the decision makers that will determine the success or failure of your issues. Larry's guidance, national relationships, and years of experience can be crucial for your issue in the advocacy arena.
Strategic Planning and Management Insight
Larry has worked successfully with association and for-profit leaders, as well as with boards of directors in the creation and implementation of strategy and planning for effective advocacy and government relations, as well as management programs. Larry can assist you with strategy development and interaction with your board of directors or other association leaders and partners. Leadership development is a critical key to success for any organization.
Alliance and Coalition Building
Working to build, manage and lead coalitions, at both the state and federal levels is an area Larry has excelled in throughout his career. His experience includes start-up action, theme and message development, strategic mission identification and planning, as well as advocacy coordination. Larry understands the need to build solid working relationships with advocacy partners and work with them to ascertain the overall mission and goals of the alliance. In coalitions and alliances, teamwork translates into success. Larry can provide the leadership you need in developing and working with strategic partners.
Larry has designed and produced advocacy training both in regard to political campaigns and elections, and in regard to grassroots lobbying in state legislatures and on Capitol Hill. His work has received enthusiastic reviews. This training includes group seminars, "campaign schools", "advocacy schools", as well as one-on-one preparation for lobbying, presentation of testimony, and training political campaign work for board members, volunteers or staff members. Larry can design training programs to meet your needs and lead them successfully.
Larry has worked with volunteers for three decades and considers them to be the heart and soul of any grassroots advocacy organization. He has provided leadership in designing successful volunteer programs and worked to implement them effectively. Larry believes in cultivating productive working relationships with volunteers and developing them as super advocates for your issues. He can help you design and build an effective volunteer program that garners positive results for your organization.