The Kyle Group
14450 West 56th Place
Arvada, CO 80002
Henry C. Kyle III, MPA, CAE – “The Lobbying Pro” — Where Lobbying is an Art
When introducing himself, Corky likes to let people know that he is “The Advocacy Guy”, and that he is “the person people hire to protect them from the people they elect”. Henry C. Kyle III, CAE, MPA or “Corky” as he is know, is an accomplished association and government relations professional with over 30 years of experience managing and representing businesses, associations and public entities in Colorado.
“Corky” has the innate knowledge of how associations work and the legislative process they work within. Clients participate “up front and personal” in helping establish the public policy of the state. His enthusiasm and service to clients of “The Kyle Group” is unequalled in Colorado’s association management and advocacy industry. “Corky” is a frequent speaker on association management and advocacy issues. He travels the country assisting associations and small businesses in their planning, development, and implementation of their association or business programs. He is a featured speaker at numerous conferences and conventions.
An accomplished writer, “Corky” has published numerous articles and booklets on all areas of government relations and advocacy. His articles have appeared in numerous association and small business magazines. “Corky” is at his best when he is affording the client the opportunity to be entrepreneurial in the management of their association or participating directly in the political process”. Client involvement makes for better government, and working with Corky and “The Kyle Group” makes that happen.
“Corky” and Susan reside in Arvada, Colorado and have four children, three boys and one girl. Two are married and between the two families there are five grandchildren. Of the two remaining sons, one is in college and the youngest one is a Marine having just completed his second tour in Iraq.
2011 Top Ten Skills for Advocates
- Know your issues inside and out
- Know legislators on a first name basis
- Have a written GR plan for each client
- Keep phone no. and addresses current
- Up date your Google Alerts on key individuals
- Become an Info source for legislators
- Maximize social media use
- Know your opposition better than you know your clients
- Say Thank You and smile
- Use all technology to your advantage