Hayes Strategic Solutions owner and founder, Kevin, is a seasoned lobbyist with over 20 years of government and lobbying experience, working with and representing multiple industries and associations. He successfully assists clients with customized governmental relations efforts to address agency and legislative issues that include but are not limited to regulatory, procurement, budgets, contracts, administrative rules, and issue management. He represents professional and trade associations, corporations, and coalitions before the Louisiana Legislature and state agencies. Prior to becoming a lobbyist, he spent four years as General Counsel for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs and several years as an attorney with a private practice.
Kevin has been extremely active in both the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Baton Rouge Bar Association. He is Past-President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association having served as President, President-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary after having been elected five times to its Board of Directors. He is the recipient of the 2002 Judge Joseph Keogh Memorial Award and also was elected Chair of the Young Lawyers Section.
He serves the Louisiana State Bar Association as the elected member of the Board of Governors Fifth District, board liaison to the Public Information Committee, member of the Bar Governance Committee, and board member of the Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education. The Louisiana State Bar Association honored Kevin with the Outstanding Young Lawyer of Louisiana Award in 2001 and in 2014 the Louisiana State Bar Foundation selected him as a Fellow.