Food and agricultural organizations that need the right results in Washington, D.C. can trust Michael Torrey Associates to put its relationships, reputation and expertise to work on your issue.

Since 2005, Michael Torrey Associates has served companies and organizations who want their voices heard in Washington on a wide range of issues in agriculture, food and financial services. With experience in lobbying, coalition building, issues management and communications, our team specializes in building custom engagement strategies for every client.

“Just imagine what one day in our society would be like without food. The food and agriculture sectors are so important to our nation’s stability and productivity. It is an honor to work on behalf of such a critical industry.” – Mike Torrey

success stories

By working with Michael Torrey Associates, Edge has been able to further its federal policy goals and presence in D.C. for our dairy farmers and we know our voice is making a difference.
Tim Trotter, executive director of Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative.

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative

Now in its third year, there is no equivalent to CIRB's Emerging Leaders Program. It provides a unique opportunity to gain real-world advocacy experience and learn about the challenges and opportunities facing federal crop insurance.
– Ron Rutledge, Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau Chairman

Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau Emerging Leaders Program

In forty years of following ag policy, I never have seen agriculture work together as quickly - and effectively - as the crop insurance industry did in the fall of 2015.
– Jim Wiesemeyer, Informa Economics

Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau

GFF continues to rely on the MTA team to guide its strategic relationship building in D.C. and collaborations with other influential groups.

Grain Foods Foundation

Mike and his staff have done a great job for CIRB, both in government relations and managing the association.

Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau

Mike doesn’t talk in circles. He is very candid about what his firm can do. If anything, he has understated their capabilities.

Rudolph Foods

Michael Torrey Associates has helped us create coalitions that led to success in navigating issues that affect our customers and their products.

Snack Food Association

Michael Torrey Associates made things happen that I believed were impossible.

The Options Clearing Corporation

Michael Torrey Associates provides a high-touch level of service, which makes them a standout.

Dean Foods company