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Kristen

Short Bio: Kristen Lopez Eastlick has been listed in many different capacities for nearly all of Berman and Company’s front groups. She has been cited as everything from director of policy analysis to government affairs director, and has been linked to the Center for Consumer Freedom, the American Beverage Institute, the Employment Policies Institute, and the First Jobs Institute.

When Berman and Company actively lobbied, Eastlick was one of the firm’s registered lobbyists. She is a frequent editorial writer and Berman spokesperson. Prior to joining Berman and Company, Eastlick was a manager of member services for the Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. She graduated from American University, where she earned a MA in political science and a BA in literature.

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Berman and Company

Chief Administrative Officer

Center for Consumer Freedom

Government Affairs Director

American Beverage Institute

Secretary/Treasurer, Director of Legislative Affairs, Director of State Affairs, and Spokeswoman

Employment Policies Institute

Senior Economic Analyst and Director of Policy Analysis

Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Literacy

Senior Economic Analyst

Activist Cash

Senior Research Analyst

First Jobs Institute

Senior Researcher and Senior Economic Analyst


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Experts: Nothing Charitable About Berman's Front Groups

Charity Navigator, an independent authority on charitable giving, has issued donor advisories against five Berman front groups:

The advisories note that, unlike most charities, Berman’s groups funnel significant amounts of their funds to a single company, Berman’s for-profit Berman and Company, Inc.

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Michael Kranish  //  Boston Globe
May 19, 2013

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quick facts

Experts: Nothing Charitable About Berman's Front Groups

Charity Navigator, an independent authority on charitable giving, has issued donor advisories against five Berman front groups:

The advisories note that, unlike most charities, Berman’s groups funnel significant amounts of their funds to a single company, Berman’s for-profit Berman and Company, Inc.