ARLINGTON, VA- Stateside Associates, Inc. announced today that Johnathan Lozier has joined the firm as Manager, State Issues. Mr. Lozier joins Stateside’s growing Issue Management practice and will provide clients with advocacy consulting, strategic planning and Groups engagement support.
In his role, Mr. Lozier will also work with Stateside’s clients engaging the National Conference of State Legislatures, The Council of State Governments, the national and regional governors groups, the 527 groups and other prominent state and local government organizations.
Mr. Lozier is a highly skilled state government relations professional with experience in advocacy, legislative relations, policy development and strategic communications. Prior to joining Stateside, Mr. Lozier was most recently Manager, Legislator Outreach at Women In Government. In this role, he served as the direct lead between elected officials and the organization, overseeing all legislative communication, email campaigns, recruitment efforts and outreach materials. His efforts led to a 138% increase in legislator attendance over two years.
"Johnathan was fantastic to work with. He never failed to be responsive, friendly and competent. He has the ability to work well with a wide variety of people- whether that is legislators, corporate sponsors or speakers and panelists. I am happy to hear that he will still be interacting with various legislative groups," according to Minnesota Senate President Sandy Pappas (DFL).
Patti Bellock (R), Illinois House Deputy Minority Leader added, "I have worked with Johnathan for several years and witnessed firsthand his attention to detail and professionalism. I'm excited for Johnathan and his new role at Stateside and know he will surpass the expectations of his colleagues and clients."
Mr. Lozier has additionally worked for several national and international non-profits, as part of their policy, communications, grassroots and development teams.
"Johnathan brings a unique set of skills, experience and legislative contacts to Stateside, which will us help better serve our clients," stated Stateside Co-Chief Executive Officer Mark Anderson. "We are very excited about the contributions he will make to both Stateside and our clients' state government affairs programs."
A native Oklahoman, he holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Studies from East Central University and additionally studied at Georgetown University as part of The Fund for American Studies: Institute on Business and Government Affairs.
Mr. Lozier may be reached at email@example.com.
Stateside Associates is the proven leader in state and local government relations. Since 1988, Stateside Associates has offered clients state, federal and local Issue Management, Legislative and Regulatory Intelligence Services, Groups Program Management and Lobbyist Management, all of which are grounded in first-hand knowledge and based on serving clients' unique needs. Our staff of over 50 serves more than 140 clients. In addition to Mr. Lozier, the Issue Management team at Stateside Associates is comprised of 9 professionals with a combined 140 years of experience in state and local government affairs Issue management experience.