Director of Policy
Nic Walts serves as Director of Policy. Prior to The Picard Group, he worked in the Louisiana State Senate, the Governor’s Office, and on various congressional and gubernatorial campaigns. He brings a wealth of knowledge concerning the legislative process in Louisiana, the capital outlay process, and an understanding of a multitude of both state and local issues.
Originally a native of California, Walts moved to Louisiana to attend Louisiana State University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He is a Former Civic Chairman of The705 Young Professionals, mayoral appointee to the Lafayette Charter Transition Committee, and a graduate of Leadership Lafayette Class XXVIII. Walts sits on the Board for Junior Achievement of Acadiana, Executive Finance Committee for Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, and the political committee for One Acadiana.
He is married to Leah Walts and has two children.