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November 3, 2014

From the home improvement industry to the halls of power in Washington, D.C., former Home Depot and Scotts executive Mark Baker was cited as a “top lobbyist” for his work as CEO of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

The Hill newspaper, in its listing of top lobbyists, described Baker, a 36-year flight verteran, as the "drumbeat” behind the general aviation industry.

October 27, 2014

National Retail Federation Senior VP for Government Relations David French has been named a "Top Lobbyist" by the Capitol Hill newspaper The Hill.

He was cited for leading the retail industry's efforts on data and payment security, patent reform and online sales tax legislation.

French joined the NRF in 2011, and he has been recognized on the list in each of the four years since.

The Hill's listing can be found here.

August 31, 2011

Ben Gann took over his role as the National Lumber & Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) director of legislative affairs and grassroots activities last month. Here’s his first HCN Q&A:

HCN: What are the key issues you’re pushing right now?

August 9, 2011

The National Lumber & Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) has announced the appointment of Ben Gann as its new director of legislative affairs and grassroots activities. Gann will be responsible for coordinating the NLBMDA's activities on Capitol Hill and managing the association's grassroots network.

Gann previously served as director of government relations for the National Utility Contractors Association and prior to that owned his own political consulting firm.

May 3, 2011

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has hired Christine Pollack as its new VP government relations, focusing on healthcare policy and serving as one of RILA’s lead advocates on core retail industry priorities.

September 6, 2010

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) has hired Thomas Sullivan to represent...

March 2, 2008

On April 1, lumberyard owners and executives from around the country will gather in Washington,...

January 7, 2008

The Atlanta retailer has hired the Alpine Group to lobby the federal government for a...