Houston, Texas – Doug Thorpe was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis.
Doug Thorpe, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other small-business advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small businesses to policymakers in Washington, D.C.
“As a small-business owner, I see daily the importance of being involved and active when it comes to laws and regulation,” stated Mr. Thorpe. “Joining NSBA’s Leadership Council will enable me to take our collective small-business message to the people that need to hear it most: Congress.”
Doug Thorpe is an advisor to small businesses and a certified executive coach, helping already successful owners and business leaders improve their leadership impact. He helps small businesses by leveraging his 20+ years as a banker, entrepreneur, and visionary.
He is the founder of HeadwayExec, LLC, dedicated to growing leadership effectiveness in the workplace by delivering coaching, consulting, and advisory services to small businesses of all sizes. His mantra for 2022 is helping 10,000 owners/executives become better bosses thus improving work-life balance for the modern workforce.
Mr. Thorpe joined the NSBA Leadership Council as part of his efforts to tackle the many critical issues facing small businesses, including tax reform, regulatory restraint, health care costs, and how the Affordable Care Act will impact small businesses. The NSBA Leadership Council is focused on providing valuable networking between small-business advocates from across the country while ensuring small businesses a seat at the table as Congress and regulators take up key small-business proposals.
“I am proud to have Doug Thorpe as part of our Leadership Council,” stated NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken. “He came to us highly recommended and I look forward to our coordinated efforts for years to come.”