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Board of Directors

Jeanne L. Morin

Chairperson

Jeanne Morin is a consultant with Akerman Senterfitt, located in Washington, D.C. She has extensive experience in legislative and regulatory issues affecting businesses, nonprofit associations, local governments and federally recognized Indian tribes.

Ms. Morin assists clients in identifying legislative and policy proposals that affect their interests, and working to formulate and implement strategic initiatives to positively influence those issues through the legislative and regulatory processes in issues ranging from travel and tourism to federal Indian policy to disability policy and federal procurement. She also has helped public-sector and not-for-profit clients secure federal funding for projects ranging from highway improvements to a program to provide upward mobility for persons with disabilities.

As Minority Policy Director on the House Committee on Small Business, Ms. Morin participated in drafting legislation to increase the flow of capital to smaller firms. She gained valuable experience in trade association management while serving as Executive Director of the National Association of Development Companies, a trade group of small business lenders. As a small business lobbyist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Ms. Morin helped design and enact pro-small business legislation to open export markets and federal procurement opportunities to small and emerging growth firms.