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eter Arnold founded Arnold Consulting Group in 1998 after nearly 15 years of lobbying, White House and Capitol Hill experience. Since then he has led several Washington, D.C.-based lobbying coalitions.

As executive director for a telecommunications coalition from 2006 to 2010, he managed a successful Federal and 12-state lobbying campaign against broadband "neutrality" regulations.

He also served as spokesman for a high-tech coalition's successful effort to pass a Federal Internet tax moratorium and as executive director for a cable television coalition that successfully opposed state and federal "open access" broadband regulations. He testified before more than a dozen legislatures and frequently appeared on television and radio. From 2001 to 2005, Peter was executive director for a telecommunications coalition that successfully lobbied to reduce access taxes in more than a dozen states.

Since 2008, Peter has been a Senior Advisor at Dawson & Associates, working with several retired Generals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on environmental permitting issues.

A former White House speechwriter and Congressional press secretary, Peter ran his first national media campaign from 1993 to 1995 as director of public affairs for UN-50 in New York, which organized the United Nations' 50th anniversary.

From 1995 to 2014, he handled all public affairs services for The National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA), organizing support that helped pass consumer protection legislation in Congress and 48 states. From 2010 to 2014, he served as NSSTA's Deputy Executive Director.

He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and a law-business executive education program sponsored by the structured settlement industry at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. He is a Board Member of the Dartmouth Club of Washington and serves on the Alumni Board of Landon School in Bethesda, MD.