Vice President of Government Affairs
Nick Tobenkin joins Federal Advocates as an experienced politico and trusted advisor, with a reputation for getting the job done. Originally from Los Angeles, with a degree in Political Science and International Relations, Nick caught the political bug after working as the GOTV Logistics Director in John Spratt’s 2010 reelection campaign in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Soon after, Nick moved to Washington DC and began his career in the influence industry. He has worked with cities, non-profits, private industry, and trade associations to advance their policy priorities on the federal, state, and local level.
In his current role at Federal Advocates, Nick provides counsel to clients and serves as their representative before decision-makers and during external events. He has designed and implemented outreach strategies to Congress and other stakeholders to build consensus behind legislation as well as guided issue campaigns from conception to completion. For association clients, Nick draws on his experience managing grassroots networks to build and strengthen their grassroots advocacy programs. Nick also manages Federal Advocates’ K Street Office.