Larry Lavender, the founder of Lavender Consultants, provides federal government relations services, primarily to the financial services sector.  For the five years preceding the advent of Lavender Consultants, he was a Director of Government Relations for a multi-faceted, national law firm. Before joining that firm, he served for five years as the Chief of Staff of the House Financial Services Committee and, prior to that, for five years as Chief of Staff to Congressman Spencer Bachus. Larry has been active in the management of political campaigns at the local, congressional district, and state-wide levels.