New! Register Today! Attendance limited to 10 participants! 
Is "improving your communication skills" one of your development goals for 2023? Every time you speak or deliver a presentation, you are auditioning for leadership.  How are your auditions received?  Does your new position require you to deliver presentations to more internal and external audiences?  Are you tired of being "interesting" and want to be inspirational and persuasive on the platform?
If you answered "yes" to any questions above, you need to join Amy in Washington, D.C. on May 10 for her popular "Persuasive Presentation Skills for Government Affairs Staff" workshop.
Register soon, we intentionally limit attendance to 10 people to allow for customized instruction and learning.

Advisory Services

Advisory Services

Amy Showalter serves as a trusted advisor to government relations professionals across the nation. She is a sounding board who offers advisory clients a third party confidential, objective view to help them reach their highest priority outcomes while expanding their influence and impact within their organization and externally. Her advice also maximizes the value and recognition of the government relations function. Over 85% of Amy’s long-term clients have achieved an increase in budget, staff and leadership recognition after collaborating with Amy.

Advisory services are ideal for:

  • Newly promoted executives who want to start and stay strong in their roles
  • Professionals who want to uncover and maximize their talents for greater professional results
  • Seasoned executives who want to explore new strategies, escalate their influence, and leave a legacy
  • Individual staff responsible for reinvigorating existing programs or initiating new programs

With over 25 years of experience in the government relations profession, over 50 proprietary research interventions, and insights published in over 500 outlets, Amy understands the challenges faced by government relations professionals and anyone charged with influencing up, around, and outside their organization. Amy’s advisory engagements are as diverse and customized as the individual client. Her advice and counsel can cover a wide spectrum of professional and personal issues such as:

  • Managing “up” – How do I lead my new CEO, my new board of directors, etc.?
  • How can I transform our government relations functions (PAC, grassroots, lobbying, coalitions, etc.) for greater results?
  • How can I improve my presentation delivery and creation?
  • How can I quantify the value of our government relations function?
  • How do I rapidly create a government relations strategy?
  • How do I lead my staff / government relations committees / board of directors with a minimum of conflict?
  • How do I navigate my new role in my organization?
  • How should I organize my workload to become more efficient and effective?
  • How can I optimize our government relations operations?
  • What mistakes should I avoid when launching a new government relations initiative, coalition, etc.?
  • How do I work smarter so that I have time for my true priorities?
  • How do align my values and passions with my work?

Investment Options

As an Advisory Client, you’ll have unlimited access to Amy during regular business hours by phone, Zoom, email and text messaging. Weekday evening and weekend availability options are also available. For optimal results, Amy recommends a minimum three-month engagement. Reduced fees apply for longer collaborations.

Next Steps

Want to learn more and find out if Amy’s Advisory Client option is for you? Call or email Amy for a free consultation: 513.762.7668 /