Nick Cahanin.
Director of State & Local Government Affairs

Nick Cahanin serves as Director of State & Local Government Affairs. Cahanin has over 13 years of public service experience and is well versed in all aspects of state and local government. He served as Director of Intergovernmental Affairs in the governor’s office, acting as a liaison between the governor, local elected officials and the State Legislature. During his tenure with the governor, Cahanin also served as a Policy Advisor and Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs.

Prior to working in the governor’s office, Cahanin served in the United States Marine Corps and is a combat veteran who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.  His tenacious, competitive spirit, coupled with intense self-discipline, has led to successful completion of multiple iron-distance triathlons and marathons across the United States. Cahanin is a member of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, a member of One Acadiana, and a 2019-2020 Gold Level Hero for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

A native of Rayne, Louisiana, Cahanin graduated from Liberty University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Management and Accounting, and the University of Louisiana, earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is married and has two beautiful daughters.

Our Team

Rodney Alexander.

Senior Director of Federal Affairs

Emily Bacque.

Director of Federal Affairs

Steve Cosminski.

Director of Finance

Faith Garbett.

Director of Administration

Hunter Hall.

Deputy Director of Federal Affairs

Caroline Higgins.

Legislative Analyst

Paige Hightower.

Director of Association & Federal Affairs

Warren Noah Hoggatt.

Legislative Counsel

Chuck Kleckley.

Senior Director of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs

David Koke.

Deputy Director of Policy

Mike Michot.

Senior Director of State Affairs

Natalie Person.

Director of Consulting Services

Tyron Picard.

Principal

Andrew Richard.

Managing Director of Consulting Services

Nic Walts.

Director of Policy

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LAFAYETTE.*

1200 Camellia Boulevard Ste. 101

Lafayette LA 70508

337.989.0071

WASHINGTON D.C.

525 9th Street NW Ste. 800
Washington DC 20004
202.347.3332

BATON ROUGE.
638 State Capitol Drive
Baton Rouge LA 70802

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