• Veteran lobbyist joins former USDA food safety leader to form new venture

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Some big money in Washington D.C. can be found at boutique K Street lobbying firms. Nobody knows that better than Randy Russell, president of the Russel Group, which for 40 years has worked the halls of Congress, mostly on behalf of agricultural interests. Russell is known for generating and retaining clients and growing his firm's lobbying income.
    Russell's latest move is the launch of a new consulting firm called Groundswell Strategy to highlight the talents of Carmen Rottenberg, who until a few days ago was the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service top administrator over the...
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