Katie Hanzlik | Senior Account Executive
Katie Hanzlik’s experience working in and around the California State Legislature makes her a valuable resource for clients as they navigate the Capitol community. Katie’s strong writing and social media skills also help reach key audiences on important policy issues, particularly in the fields of health care, biotechnology, and social justice.
Prior to joining Lucas Public Affairs, Katie spent several years providing legislative support at a leading lobbying firm where she tracked bills, conducted research and coordinated lobby days for a variety of the firm’s clients. Katie began her career as an intern in the district office of then-Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, where she utilized legislative resources to provide constituents and the public with accurate and up-to-date information about the Senator’s policies and priorities.
Katie is an active member of the Sacramento County Young Democrats, where she serves as Communications Director and oversees the club’s social media and other online platforms. She was also selected as a 2017 New Leaders Council (NLC) Fellow. The NLC Institute is the premier leadership and professional development program for emerging leaders.
Katie graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara with BAs in Global Studies and French. While earning her degree, she spent a year studying Political Science in Lyon, France. Katie lives in Midtown Sacramento where she is an avid runner and blogger.