Steve Cosminski.
Director of Finance

Steve Cosminski serves as Director of Finance for The Picard Group. He is responsible for budgeting & forecasting for the firm, as well as analyzing and directing the group’s investment opportunities. He provides innovative solutions and improvement in finance and project management.

Prior to The Picard Group, Cosminski worked at a public accounting firm that offered tax, auditing, and management advisory services.  With a deep interest in data analysis and statistics, he has always been drawn to financial markets – specifically derivatives on equities and futures.


A Pennsylvania native, Cosminski received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Master of Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He enjoys food, travel, and restoring and racing vintage BMWs.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.

He resides in Lafayette with his wife and son.

Our Team

Rodney Alexander.

Senior Director of Federal Affairs

John Assini.

Federal Affairs Advisor

Emily Bacque.

Director of Federal Affairs

Nick Cahanin.

Director of State & Local Government Affairs

Faith Garbett.

Director of Administration

Hunter Hall.

Deputy Director of Federal Affairs

Caroline Higgins.

Legislative Analyst

Paige Hightower.

Director of External and Association Management Affairs

Chuck Kleckley.

Senior Director of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs

David Koke.

Deputy Director of Policy

Mike Michot.

Senior Director of State Affairs

Tyron Picard.


Nic Walts.

Director of Policy