Seersucker Strategies was formed to be a 360 degree tool to meet your advocacy and association management needs. We are a lobbying firm who understands the complexity and impact government has from the federal to the community level. Our firm will provide the specialization needed to ensure your voice is heard.
Stephen Wright – Principal Government Affairs Lead – Before founding the firm, Stephen held the role of Director of State Affairs and Federal Health Policy for Tulane University. His previous experience includes the Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana Legislature, and private lobbying firms.
He has a proven track record of advocacy at the legislature, executive branch agencies and the various regulatory boards and commissions across Louisiana. His education includes a B.A. in Political Science from LSU and a law degree from Loyola University.
Elly Wright – Association Management Lead has a background in Marketing, Communications and Association Management. She has worked for various organizations including the American Institute of Architects in both the Dallas and Memphis Chapters and has led Development efforts for various for non-profit organizations; including the American Red Cross and Humane Society of Dallas.
Elly currently manages a wide array of association and social media specific needs for the firm and is always working to give clients the latest news. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Business and Marketing Communications.
James Wiggins – Government Affairs Consultant consults with clients in both Louisiana and DC. He has experience assisting firms with healthcare strategies, behavioral health, substance abuse, transportation, maritime shipping and oil/gas exploration.
From 2002 to 2009, James served as an advisor to President George W. Bush and his Administration. There he worked closely the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). He served as the PHMSA Associate Administrator for Congressional, International & Public Affairs. He regularly managed issues between the President and Capitol Hill with other Executive Branch departments, and state safety regulators.
James is a graduate of Louisiana Tech and a native of Louisiana where he also owns an active farming operation.
Government Affairs/Advocacy: Seersucker Strategies provides lobbying services at the federal, state, and local level tailored to your needs.
Association Management: Our firm provides communications, membership support, and programming services to show true return on investment to your association members.
Policy Analysis: We offer our clients policy tracking, development, and implementation assistance.