Advocacy Expert

Meet Kathy

Kathy Till is a professional speaker, the author of A Journey To Yes, and expert on how to influence political leaders.  She is recognized throughout Florida as one of the leading authorities on advocacy.

Drawing upon over fifteen years of experience as a local elected official, advocate and consultant, Kathy is now sharing her experience and experise with her readers and clients. Her book and speaking engagements are receiving rave reviews for providing practical, no-nonsense advice on how to influence leaders.  

​​As an award-winning advocate, humanitarian and businesswoman, Kathy is a highly sought-after speaker, author, trainer and coach on advocacy, inspiring her clients to realize their full potential and talent to successfully build relationships with and lobby their elected leaders.

As a former commissioner in the city of Apopka, Florida, Kathy was loved and respected by her constituents for her compassion and commitment to the city.

As a consultant with the Florida League of Cities, she was responsible for writing their statewide advocacy guide. She also created their regional advocacy team program, managing five teams of local elected officials in fifteen counties and seventy-five cities throughout Central Florida.​

What People Are Saying

“I have had the pleasure to work with Kathy in her role as an advocate, elected official and consultant for over fifteen years. She is one of the leading authorities in Florida at developing, implementing, and sharing strategies that motivate local officials to get engaged in advocacy and build relationships with lawmakers. She is tireless in h​er efforts and knows how to get results.” ​

Scott Dudley, Director of Legislative Affairs, ​Florida League of Cities

“I am writing today to endorse Kathy Till and her book, A Journey To Yes. As a consultant, author and speaker, she is sharing her expertise and experience which motivates local officials to get engaged in advocacy and build successful relationships with lawmakers. Her practical, no-nonsense approach to advocacy has helped local leaders throughout Florida become successful advocates.”

Mayor Bryan Nelson, City of Apopka, Former Member of the Florida House of Representatives

I want to get more involved as an advocate, and I feel Ms. Till has given me clear-cut steps to do so. Her presentation was well organized, specific, thorough, encouraging, and positive. She liberally uses personal experience as examples which makes the presentation compelling. I believe anyone could be a successful advocate if they follow Kathy’s advice. 

Dr. Nancy Kendall


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