Nicole GomezDirector of Client Relations
Areas of focus
- Government Affairs
- Project Management
- Communications and Messaging
- Governors and Mayors
- Grassroots & Grasstops Strategy and Implementation
- Client Relations
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Central Florida
Nicole Gomez is the Director of Client Relations at LSN Partners. Nicole’s position is unique in that she has combined many functions and responsibilities into one integral role. She works to establish and maintain client relationships with officials at the local, state, and national levels. Nicole facilitates the development and execution of grasstops advocacy efforts for clients, coordinates client contracts, and develops and executes large in-person and virtual conferences. Due to her experience in high-level organizational strategy, management, operations, and public affairs, Nicole also oversees the firm’s national network of clients before various organizations and events, including but not limited to the Florida League of Cities (FLC), U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), National League of Cities (NLC), Democratic Mayors Alliance (DMA), Democratic Municipal Officials (DMO), Republican Governors Association (RGA), and the Democratic Governors Association (DGA).
Nicole brings a respected background in local and state politics, having served as Chief of Staff to a municipality in Miami-Dade County. In this role, she was responsible for the office of the City Manager, Mayor and Commission and created and led Division of Public Affairs and Community Engagement. Nicole was responsible for the operations and budget of both divisions, including the coordination of policy and legislation, external affairs, and communications. Nicole enhanced the city’s robust communication strategy by creating a centralized information portal, public relations, marketing, and emergency management platform, significantly impacting the quality of life for the citizens in the city. Additionally, Nicole worked on securing hundreds of thousands of dollars in local sponsorships for citywide events. Under her supervision, she and her team were able to obtain more than $1 million in state appropriations from the Florida Legislature for a variety of local infrastructure projects.
Additionally, Nicole has experience with local and statewide campaigns. In 2014, she worked on Governor Scott’s re-election as Deputy Regional Director for Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie counties. In 2018, she successfully led the fundraising efforts behind the $400+ Million General Obligation Bond for a local municipality.
Nicole graduated from the University of Central Florida, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. A Miami native with fluency in Spanish, Nicole is an active community leader and volunteer for numerous organizations, including the United Way of Miami-Dade County Mayor’s Ball Committee, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF). In 2018, Nicole was appointed by then-Governor Scott to serve on the Governing Board of the Children’s Trust in Miami-Dade County.