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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

Vance Taylor - July 14, 2014

Last week, the House passed a bill reauthorizing the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. While the bill keeps the program going for 3 years at a time, the legislation institutes a program largely unchanged from its current form…which is a good thing.

David Olive - June 20, 2014

While ISIS is capturing national concern, Iraq is not the only place where terrorist activities are happening this month. Earlier in June, Tarheek-e Taliban attacked the Karachi, Pakistan airport. What is striking is the terrorists were found with a gunshot wound U.S. military technology called XStat, which had only just been approved by the FDA. How did terrorists get this new technology?

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