Lucas Public Affairs has announced that account executive Katie Hanzlik has been promoted to senior account executive. In the new role, Hanzlik is managing projects for clients in policy areas including biotechnology, healthcare and social justice. Hanzlik, who has been with the firm since 2014, previously worked for the lobbying firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, and she was an intern for former Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg. Away from the job, Hanzlik is the communications director for the Sacramento County Young Democrats.