Third Reading Consulting Group


Erma Williams

About Us

Our team of lobbyists has nurtured important relationships while developing outstanding strategic judgment and insight during the course of representing clients on an array of legislative issues before Illinois government. We have extensive experience across a broad range of interests, including utilities, energy, education, health care, financial services, gaming, business associations, manufacturing, and governmental entities.

We are the only Illinois members of the National Association of State Lobbyists (“NASL”), an invitation-only network of top government affairs professionals, with a single member in every state. NASL membership is offered to lobbyists based on their experience and proven success. We promote integrity, ethics, and strategic judgment in our profession. Ben Whipple is serving a four-year term on NASL’s Board of Trustees.


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