Lucas Public Affairs Promotes Katie Hanzlik to Senior Account Executive

Sacramento, CA (June 21, 2016) – Lucas Public Affairs, a leading California public affairs firm known for its success providing strategic counsel on complex public policy issues, has promoted Katie Hanzlik to Senior Account Executive. In her new role, Hanzlik manages projects for clients in areas such as biotechnology, healthcare and social justice.

“Katie’s social media expertise, engagement in state and local politics and strong knowledge of California’s political landscape are immensely valuable as LPA works to move the needle on important policy issues,” said Donna Lucas, president and CEO of LPA. “Katie’s promotion reflects the value she brings to our clients, as well as the deep bench of talent we have in our firm.”

Hanzlik came to LPA in 2014 after spending several years providing legislative support at a leading lobbying firm in Sacramento. She began her career in politics as an intern in the district office of then-Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg. She is a member of the board of the Sacramento County Young Democrats, currently serving as the club’s Communications Director, and dedicates time to civic engagement causes in the region.


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