Our Team

Grau & Associates offers a team of highly skilled subject matter experts, who bring their experience and talents to bear on every project we pursue, adapting to the specific needs of each association.

AARON GRAU

AARON GRAU

President

Email: aaron@grauandassociates.com

Aaron reestablished Grau & Associates, LLC in Pittsburgh after first starting the firm in Alexandria, Virginia.  Before creating his own Pittsburgh based company, Mr. Grau directed Pittsburgh’s Duane Morris Government Strategies’ federal government affairs practice from its creation, a 2012 merger between GSP Consulting and Duane Morris Government Affairs.

Before G&A’s Virginia start, Mr. Grau was General Counsel for an Alexandria, Virginia based boutique-lobbying firm.  While there Mr. Grau developed extensive experience establishing, managing, and growing trade associations including the National Job Corps Association and the National Organization of Rehabilitation Partners.  Given associations’ ability to leverage broad based platforms to impact policy, economics, and business, he maintained his interest and abilities in trade association management through his career in Pittsburgh and today.

Earlier, Mr. Grau was Majority Counsel on the US Senate Health Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee where he developed Senate hearings and negotiated and drafted several pieces of federal legislation.  He was part of the Senate team that created the Workforce Investment Act, a bipartisan bill signed into law during a Rose Garden ceremony in August 1998.

Mr. Grau has a BA from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a Juris Doctorate from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, Georgia, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Courts and has been honored by the State of Ohio for his legislative work on behalf of people with disabilities.

“Grau & Associates not only helpedestablish APPS, it has also been instrumental in growing the association.”

Greg Gbur
Association of Professional Pipeline Surveyors

“When Grau & Associates began workingwith our association its first order of business was evaluating our finances and immediately finding ways to strengthen our fiscal position.”

Steve Strnisha
Invest in the United States of America

“Grau & Associates expertly walked us(and continues to shepherd IoTEA) through (these) requirements, record keeping, and compliance. G&A is an invaluable resource.”

Greg Puschnigg
Internet of Things Energy Association

“We were so satisfied with G&A’s ability tohelp us (do so), Aaron is now a member of the LRC board! We highly recommend his services.”

Shad Henderson
Neighborhood Allies

Who We Are

Our Team

“Grau & Associates not only helpedestablish APPS, it has also been instrumental in growing the association.”

Greg Gbur
Association of Professional Pipeline Surveyors

“When Grau & Associates began workingwith our association its first order of business was evaluating our finances and immediately finding ways to strengthen our fiscal position.”

Steve Strnisha
Invest in the United States of America

“Grau & Associates expertly walked us(and continues to shepherd IoTEA) through (these) requirements, record keeping, and compliance. G&A is an invaluable resource.”

Greg Puschnigg
Internet of Things Energy Association

“We were so satisfied with G&A’s ability tohelp us (do so), Aaron is now a member of the LRC board! We highly recommend his services.”

Shad Henderson
Neighborhood Allies

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