“We have had several different folks reach out to us,” Bingel said, noting that last week the firm was retained by the International Dairy Food Association. “In the business we’re in, you always want to grow your business.”
The ag lobbying world, she noted, has often been viewed as predominantly male. The rise of Lincoln, the first woman to head the panel, may change that. “While it’s typically been an area dominated by older white males, and typically Republicans, there might be some room for some expansion there,” she said.