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Daily Herald Business Ledger

SBAC President Elliot Richardson writes a monthly column for the Daily Herald Business Ledger. His articles cover a myriad of small business issues relating to policy proposals, COVID updates, small business strategy, and predictions for the new year.

Check back here to find Elliot's latest with the Daily Herald Business Ledger.

Policies for a Post-Pandemic Economy

It's Crunchtime in Springfield for Small Business

Coalitions Give Small Businesses a Big Voice

What 2021 Could Mean for Small Businesses

Politicians Claiming to Support Small Businesses Must Act Now

Calling for IL Occupational Licensing Reform

Are Illinois politicians supporting small businesses?

The Delta Variant and the Small Business Community

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Elliot Richardson

Co-Founder & President

Elliot Richardson is the Co-Founder and President of the Small Business Advocacy Council, an organization laser-focused on advocating for the small business community.  The SBAC is dedicated to passing legislation and moving policy initiatives that will help small and local businesses thrive.  The SBAC works with numerous partners to provide the small business community a unified and strong voice to advocate on policies that impact the economy.

Elliot is a partner at the law firm Korey Richardson, LLP.  Elliot has also served as the Board Chair for Kids Above All, an organization focused on protecting, healing and educating children and families so they can build better lives.  Elliot remains on the Board of Directors.  Elliot also formally served on the board of Youth Conservation Corp., Youth Communications and the YMCA Alliance Board.  Additionally, Elliot formerly served on the Editorial Board of the Chicago Bar Association and on the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the CBA.

Elliot received his law degree from the University of Dayton and received the University of Dayton School of Law Pro Bono Publico Service Award.  Elliot graduated from Bradley University with a degree in sociology and criminal justice, with a minor in history.

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