ASSOCIATIONS



This section contains a listing of associations and other agencies of interest to the small business owner. Entries are listed alphabetically by organization name.

American Association of Family Businesses
PO Box 547217
Surfside, FL 33154
(305)864-1184
Fax: (305)864-1187
Craig Gordon, Pres.

American Small Businesses Association
8773 IL Rte. 75E.
Rock City, IL 61070
800-942-2722
E-mail: gavazzi.l@osu.edu
Website: http://www.asbaonline.org/
Vernon Castle, Exec.Dir.

American Society of Independent Business
c/o Keith Wood
777 Main St., Ste. 1600
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817)870-1880
Keith Wood, Pres.

American Women's Economic Development Corporation
216 East 45th St.
New York, NY 10017
(917)368-6120
Fax: (212)786-7114
E-mail: info@awed.org
Website: http://www.awed.org
Suzanne Israel Tufts, Pres. & CEO

Association for Enterprise Opportunity
70 E Lake St., Ste. 1120
Chicago, IL 60601
(312)357-0177
Fax: (312)357-0180
E-mail: aeochicago@ad.com
Christine M. Benuzzi, Exec.Dir.

Association of Small Business Development Centers
c/o Don Wilson
8990 Burke Lake Rd.
Burke, VA 22015
(703)764-9850
Fax: (703)764-1234
E-mail: don@asbdc-us.org
Website: http://www.asbdc-us.org
Don Wilson, Pres.

BEST Employers Association
2505 McCabe Way
Irvine, CA 92614
(714)756-1000
800-433-0088
Fax: (714)553-0883
Donald R. Lawrenz, Exec.Sec.

Business Market Association
4131 N. Central Expy., Ste. 720
Dallas, TX 75204
R. Mark King, Pres.

Coalition of Americans to Save the Economy
1100 Connecticut Ave. NW, Ste. 1200
Washington, DC 20036-4101
(202)293-1414
Fax: (202)293-1702
Barry Maloney, Treas.

Employers of America
520 S Pierce, Ste. 224
Mason City, IA 50401
(641)424-3187
800-728-3187
Fax: (641)424-1673
E-mail: employer@employerhelp.org
Website: http://www.employerhelp.org
Jim Collison, Pres.

Family Firm Institute
221 N. Beacon St.
Boston, MA 02135-1943
(617)789-4200
Fax: (617)789-4220
E-mail: ffi@ffi.org
Website: http://www.ffi.org
Judy L. Green, Ph.D., Exec.Dir.

Group Purchasing Association
Plaza Tower, 35th Fl.
1001 Howard Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70113-2002
(504)529-2030
Fax: (504)558-0929
E-mail: lenn@firstgpa.com

Independent Business Alliance
111 John St.
New York, NY 10038
800-559-2580
Fax: (212)285-1639
Robert J. Levine, CEO

International Association of Business
701 Highlander Blvd., Ste. 500
Arlington, TX 76015-4332
Paula Rainey, Pres.

International Association for Business Organizations
PO Box 30149
Baltimore, MD 21270
(410)581-1373
Rudolph Lewis, Exec. Officer

International Council for Small Business
c/o Jefferson Smurfit Center for
Entrepreneurial Studies
St. Louis University
3674 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314)977-3628
Fax: (314)977-3627
E-mail: icsb@slu.edu
Website: http://www.icsb.org
Sharon Bower, Sec.

National Alliance for Fair Competition
3 Bethesda Metro Center, Ste. 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814
(410)235-7116
Fax: (410)235-7116
E-mail: ampesq@aol.com
Tony Ponticelli, Exec.Dir.

National Association of Business Leaders
PO Box 766
Bridgeton, MO 63044
(314)344-1111
Fax: (314)298-9110
E-mail: nabl@nabl.com
Website: http://www.nabl.com/
John Weigel, Contact

National Association for Business Organizations
PO Box 30220
Baltimore, MD 21270
(410)581-1373
Website: http://www.ameribiz.com/quicklink.htm
Rudolph Lewis, Pres.

National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
c/o Tony Wilkinson
PO Box 332
Stillwater, OK 74076
(405)377-4022
Fax: (405)377-3931
E-mail: twilkinson@naggl.com
Website: http://www.naggl.com/
Tony Wilkinson, Pres./CEO

National Association of Private Enterprise
7819 Shelburne Cir.
Spring, TX 77379-4687
(281)655-5412
800-223-6273
Fax: (281)257-3244
E-mail: info@nape.org
Laura Squiers, Exec.Dir.

National Association for the Self-Employed
PO Box 612067
DFW Airport
Dallas, TX 75261-2067
800-232-NASE
Fax: 800-551-4446
Website: http://www.nase.org
Robert Hughes, Pres.

National Association of Small Business Investment Companies
666 11th St. NW, No. 750
Washington, DC 20001
(202)628-5055
Fax: (202)628-5080
E-mail: nasbic@nasbic.org
Website: http://www.nasbic.org
Lee W. Mercer, Pres.

National Business Association
PO Box 700728
Dallas, TX 75370
(972)458-0900
800-456-0440
Fax: (972)960-9149
E-mail: p.archibald@nationalbusiness.org
Website: http://www.nationalbusiness.org
Pat Archibald, Pres.

National Business Owners Association
820 Gibbon St. Ste. 204
Alexandria, VA 22314
(202)737-6501
(888)755-NBOA
Fax: (877)626-2329
E-mail: govaffairs@nboa.org
Thomas Rumfelt, Chm.

National Center for Fair Competition
8421 Frost Way
Annandale, VA 22003
(703)280-4622
Fax: (703)280-0942
E-mail: kentonp1@aol.com
Kenton Pattie, Pres.

National Federation of Independent Business
53 Century Blvd., Ste. 300
Nashville, TN 37214
(615)872-5800
800-NFIBNOW
Fax: (615)872-5353
Website: http://www.nfib.org
Jack Faris, Pres. and CEO

National Small Business Benefits Association
2244 N. Grand Ave. E.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217)753-2558
Fax: (217)753-2558
Les Brewer, Exec.VP

National Small Business United
1156 15th St. NW, Ste. 1100
Washington, DC 20005
(202)293-8830
800-345-6728
Fax: (202)872-8543
E-mail: nsbu@nsbu.org
Website: http://www.nsbu.org
Todd McCraken, Pres.

Network of Small Businesses
5420 Mayfield Rd., Ste. 205
Lyndhurst, OH 44124
(216)442-5600
Fax: (216)449-3227
Irwin Friedman, Chm.

Research Institute for Small and Emerging Business
722 12th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202)628-8382
Fax: (202)628-8392
E-mail: info@riseb.org
Website: http://www.riseb.org
Mark Schultz, CEO/Pres.

Score Association - Service Corps of Retired Executives
c/o Service Corps of Retired Executives Association
409 3rd St. SW, 6th Fl.
Washington, DC 20024
(202)205-6762
800-634-0245
Fax: (202)205-7636
Website: http://www.score.org
W. Kenneth Yancey, Jr., CEO

Small Business Legislative Council
1010 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202)639-8500
Fax: (202)296-5333
Website: http://www.sblc.org
John Satagaj, Pres.

Small Business Network
PO Box 30149
Baltimore, MD 21270
(410)581-1373
E-mail: natibb@ix.netcom.com
Rudolph Lewis, CEO

Small Business Service Bureau
554 Main St.
PO Box 15014
Worcester, MA 01615-0014
(508)756-3513
Fax: (508)770-0528
Francis R. Carroll, Pres.

Small Business Service Bureau
554 Main St.
PO Box 15014
Worcester, MA 01608
(508)756-3513
800-343-0939
Fax: (508)770-0528
E-mail: membership@sbsb.com
Website: http://www.sbsb.com
Francis R. Carroll, Pres.

Small Business Support Center Association
c/o James S. Ryan
8811 Westheimer Rd., No. 210
Houston, TX 77063-3617
James S. Ryan, Admin.

Small Business Survival Committee
1920 L St., NW, Ste. 200
Washington, DC 20036
(202)785-0238
Fax: (202)822-8118
E-mail: membership@sbsc.org
Website: http://www.sbsc.org
Christopher Wysocki, Pres.

Support Services Alliance
PO Box 130
Schoharie, NY 12157-0130
(518)295-7966
800-836-4772
Fax: (518)295-8556
E-mail: comments@ssainfo.com
Website: http://www.ssainfo.com
Gary Swan, Pres.

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