Randall Gerard | Managing Director

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • BA, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Finance and Tax, Energy, Governors, GOP Leadership

With a deep bench of relationships in our nation’s capital and in state capitals, Randall Gerard knows how to get things done in Washington, DC. Leveraging that knowledge at Cogent Strategies, Randall spearheads government relations campaigns for a range of clients on tax, energy, environment and telecommunications policy issues. He also serves as one of the firm’s principal liaisons for outreach to Republican leadership.

Randall is equally well positioned to help clients achieve success with state-level strategies. He is an active member of the finance committee at the Republican Governors Association and maintains close ties to governors and their staffs across the country, participating in key leadership conferences throughout the year. Earlier in his career, he gained valuable experience on Capitol Hill, serving as a staff member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, then chaired by Senator John McCain (R-AZ). In addition to his government relations expertise, Randall has also worked in public relations.

A native of Phoenix, Randall has a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He also studied abroad at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.