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Overview

Based in Washington, D.C., Catalyst Partners is a government relations and public affairs firm that provides high-caliber services and high-touch attention to our clients. Formerly known as Olive, Edwards & Cooper, we specialize in helping small businesses, trade associations, not-for-profits and Fortune 500 companies achieve results inside the Beltway and beyond.

Our expertise spans a range of industries and practice areas, focusing primarily on the growing and complex homeland security and defense environment. Our Partners bring impressive experience from the highest levels of the federal government and the top tiers of corporate America. Whether it is helping a business create a risk mitigation strategy for times of disaster or navigating the complexity of the SAFETY Act, Catalyst Partners have an insider’s perspective on what works best.

Approach

The word catalyst literally means “an agent that compels action garnering exponential results” – a definition that represents the foundation of our mission at Catalyst Partners.

At Catalyst Partners, we believe in taking the time to learn your company, your needs, and your goals to develop a customized approach to achieving your goals. Anyone can check off a list of lobbying tactics or implement the standard components of a communications strategy – Catalyst Partners brings the experience and expertise to make sure you are using the right tactics and tools to bring about the results you want.

We are dedicated to working with you to identify the right audience, form the right message, and deliver it at the right time.

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Latest Blog Posts

catalyst - March 25, 2015

In advance of an oversight hearing on TSA by his subcommittee today, Rep. John Katko (R-NY) wrote to President Obama asking for the White House to fill the TSA Administrator’s position “ASAP.” DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said last week the White House had settled on a candidate and world be submitting the nomination to the Senate “very soon.” We shall see.

catalyst - March 16, 2015

Last week’s Senate Commerce Committee announcement about an upcoming hearing on TSA’s FY16 budget request inferentially noted that the White House still had not sent the Senate a nominee to replace former Administrator John Pistole. The Commerce Committee has a point that needs to be addressed. TSA needs a nominee and the Administration need look no further than current TSA leadership.

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