National Small Business Association Names Chief Counsel Sullivan A “2008 Small Business Star”

           The National Small Business Association (NSBA) recently named Chief Counsel for Advocacy Thomas Sullivan one of ten “2008 Small Business Star.”


            In a statement, the NSBA said that the 2008 Stars are,


Ten of the most influential, small-business friendly members of Congress, their staff, members of the Administration and the media.  The awardees, who were among an impressive list of individuals with strong dedication to the small-business community, exemplified the kind of leadership small business needs and deserves.”


The 2008 Stars included:

· Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico

· Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon

· Congressman Bruce Braley of Iowa

· Congressman Wally Herger of California

· Congressman John Linder of Georgia

· Congressman Ron Kind of Wisconsin

· Thomas M. Sullivan, Chief Counsel for U.S. SBA Office of Advocacy

· Alex Hecht, Minority Chief Counsel for the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

· Kevin Wheeler, Majority Deputy Staff Dir. for the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

· Kent Hoover, Washington Bureau Chief for American City Business Journals

— John McDowell