Senior Vice President, Public Policy
Brad Close is NFIB Senior Vice President for Public Policy. He oversees multiple departments and entities, including federal and state Government Relations, the Political and Grassroots Departments, the NFIB Research Center, and the organization’s political and nonprofit fundraising operations.
He is one of several Sr. Vice Presidents reporting directly to the CEO and President, setting policies for the organization, developing strategy, and managing multiple teams of personnel.
Before his promotion to Sr. Vice President in 2014, Brad served as Vice President in charge the organization’s House and Senate lobbying teams. In addition, he coordinated legislative, political, and grassroots strategies. He served previously as Manager of Legislative Affairs in the US House of Representatives.
Prior to joining NFIB he spent eleven years working in the House of Representatives for Congressmen Henry Hyde and Tom Ewing of Illinois and serving as a subcommittee staff director on the House Small Business Committee. Brad and his family live in Fairfax, Virginia.