READ Monsanto's Top 10 Lobbyists  

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List Rules Based off most recent available data (2012). Source: OpenSecrets.org

Who they are, where they come from, who they work for and how much money they're earned their firms
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Michael Dykes


Michael Dykes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Monsanto's Top 10 Lobbyists
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Total payment from Monsanto (2012) $663,333

Background
2009-Present, VP of Government Affairs, Monsanto
2003-2008, Committee Member, Advisory Committee on Biotechnology & 21st Century Agriculture, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
2003-2008, Member, Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Trade, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Education
Unknown
 
Total Earned from Monsanto (career) $8,768,134
 

Mike Parrish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Monsanto's Top 10 Lobbyists
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Total Payment from Monsanto (2012) $663,333

Background
2004-Present, Director of Government Affairs, Monsanto
2001-2002, Executive Assistant, Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA)

Education
BA, American University, 2001
MPA, Government, University of Sydney, 2003

Total Earned from Monsanto (career) $6,245,981  see more on Mike Parrish
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Jeremy Stump


Jeremy Stump is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Monsanto's Top 10 Lobbyists
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Total Payment from Monsanto (2012) $663,333

Background
2010-Present, Director of Government Relations, Monsanto
2009-2010, Senior Manager, Security and Agriculture, Adayana Government Group
2008-2009, Deputy Chief of Staff, Secretary of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
2006-2008, Senior Advisor, Secretary for International and Homeland Security Affairs and Biotechnology, USDA
2005-2006, Acting Deputy Under Secretary, Marketing and Regulatory Programs, USDA
2002-2005, Homeland Security Director, USDA
2001-2002, Cofidential Assistant to the Secretary, USDA
1996-2001, Senior Legislative Assistant, Rep. Thomas Ewing (R-IL)

Education
BA, Government and Politics, George Mason University, 1995

Total Earned from Monsanto (career) $3,033,869

Of Note Served as assistant to Rep. Thomas Ewing (R-IL), former House Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman
  
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Michael Holland


Michael Holland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Monsanto's Top 10 Lobbyists
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Total Payment from Monsanto (2012) $663,333

Background
2011-Present, Lobbyist, Monsanto
2009-2011, Counsel, Rep Devin Nunes (R-CA)
2007-2009, Legislative Director, Rep. John McHugh (R-NY)
2001-2007, Legislative Director, Rep. Bill Thomas (R-CA)
1998-2001, Legislative Assistant, Sen. Tim Hutchinson (R-AR)

Education
LLM, Agricultural & Food Law, University of Arkansas School of Law

Total Earned from Monsanto (career) $1,886,826