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David Koke.
Director of Governmental Affairs

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David Koke serves as Director of Governmental Affairs at The Picard Group. Prior to The Picard Group, Koke worked in Baton Rouge, gaining valuable insight into the legislative process and state government operations. Koke served on the committee staff for the Natural Resources Committee; Agricultural, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee; and Ways & Means Committee in the Louisiana House of Representatives. In addition to his work in the legislature, he has assisted on a number of election campaigns through advocacy, marketing, and fundraising efforts.


Throughout his tenure in college, Koke gained four years of building relationships, knowledge, and experience during his time working at the Louisiana Capitol. He is well versed in areas such as the capital outlay process, tax legislation, and conservation of state resources.


Koke graduated from Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. He is a member of the705 and participates in fundraising efforts for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He resides in Lafayette.

Our Team

Rodney Alexander.


Nick Cahanin.


Ward Cormier.

Senior Director of Federal Affairs

Steve Cosminski.

Director of Finance

Emily Bacque Da Silva.


Curtis Erdmann.

Director of Federal Affairs

Faith Garbett.

Director of Administration

Hunter Hall.


Caroline Higgins.

Director of Ethics and Compliance

Paige Hightower.

Director of External Affairs

Chuck Kleckley.


Catherine Lenz.

Director of Health Policy

Mike Michot.


Tyron Picard.

Managing Partner

Nic Walts.

Senior Director of Governmental Affairs

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