Shant Nahapetian manages local, state, and federal issue advocacy campaigns for Fortune 100 companies operating in some of the most highly regulated and scrutinized industries. Mr. Nahapetian has extensive experience in strategic communications, policy engagement, and government affairs strategies with a focus in telecommunications and technology, consumer products, and data security policy issues.
A former information technology consultant for public safety agencies and local governments, Mr. Nahapetian has unique expertise helping clients use technology to improve their government affairs planning and legislative monitoring operations.
Prior to joining DCI Group, Mr. Nahapetian managed a successful statewide issue campaign in California against proposed budget cuts to social programs and served as an aide to Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX).
Mr. Nahapetian is a graduate of the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and went on to earn a master’s degree in public administration from the University of La Verne with honors.
He resides in Washington, D.C.