Brett T. Palmer
Brett T. Palmer is the president of the Small Business Investor Alliance. In this role, Mr. Palmer works to foster a healthy environment for small business investing and a strong and profitable private equity industry. In addition to running the SBIA organization, he serves as its principal liaison with Congress, the Executive Branch, and other industry organizations. Mr. Palmer brings years of valuable public policy and advocacy experience to the Alliance. In Congress he served as a policy aide for the Speaker of the House. He served in the executive branch as a Presidential appointee in the Commerce Department as Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Legislation. Mr. Palmer graduated from Davidson College with a degree in history.