HON. BILL SARPALIUS
CEO and PRESIDENT
Congressman Sarpalius is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Associates, Inc. and contributes over twenty-five (25) years of combined political and business experience to the Company. Under Congressman Sarpalius Leadership and Guidance. Advantage has gained national recognition as the first bipartisan team of former Members of the United States Congress to offer consulting and lobbying services. Congressman Sarpalius is also the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of HillZoo, Inc (www.hillzoo.com), the most widely utilized website by Congressional Staff.
Congressman Sarpalius formerly served as a member of the Board of Directors of eSAT, Inc. located in Fountain Valley, California, and helped guide this small Internet business to become a publicly traded company. Prior to founding Advantage, Congressman Sarpalius served six (6) years as a United States Congressman and eight (8) years as a Texas State Senator. While in Congress, Sarpalius served as Chairman of the General Farm Commodities Subcommittee and was actively involved in the development of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT). Congressman Sarpalius also served as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Rural Enterprise, Exports and Environment.
Congressman Sarpalius was instrumental in opening doors and establishing overseas markets, to include Russia and other developing countries, for United States businesses while in Congress. Sarpalius was elected President of his freshman class to the United States Congress.