Personnel note: LSN Partners expands in South Florida

By Drew Wilson on February 2, 2021

Adele Valencia, Lisa Castillo and Joshua Freeman are joining the team.

LSN Partners announced it was expanding its South Florida presence with the addition of Adele ValenciaLisa Castillo and Joshua Freeman.

“We are grateful to be in a position to expand our practice during this time and are delighted to welcome these three talented and experienced professionals to the LSN Family,” said Alex Heckler, managing partner at LSN.

Valencia is a former director of code compliance for the City of Miami. She also worked in the commission office of current Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. She is joining both LSN Partners and Llorente & Heckler, PA where she will be a partner based in the Miami office. Her experience brings a wealth of knowledge and advocacy, legislative, and management experience to clients.

Castillo will serve as chief of staff in LSN Partners’ Ft. Lauderdale office, where she will focus on Broward County matters as well as the firm’s national practice. She is a former chief of staff to the Broward County Sheriff with a resume that includes extensive experience in government.

Freeman is coming aboard as an associate in the Ft. Lauderdale office. He will provide advocacy and assistance for the firm’s Broward County clients. He comes to LSN with a significant amount of government familiarity — he most recently served as chief of staff to Broward County Mayor Steve Geller and is the former director of communications for the Broward Teachers Union.

LSN Partners is a bipartisan, full-service consulting firm offering strategic advice and advocacy in the areas of government affairs, government procurement, emergency management, regulatory matters, economic development and incentives, business development and communications.

It is based in South Florida, though it also has a presence in Washington, D.C. and is part of a national network, allowing it to assist clients in every state.