Katie Kachel

Experience: Transportation, Railroads, Ports, Airports, Appropriations, Coalition Building, Grant & Loan Application Support, Federal Funding Policy

Katie Kachel

Katie Kachel is a Partner at CC&H. She advocates for municipal, public agency, trade association and corporate clients on a variety of legislative and regulatory issues before the U.S. Congress and federal agencies. With over a decade of experience, she designs and implements federal funding and policy strategies on matters related to economic development, freight and passenger rail, mass transit, aviation, and port development.

Before joining CC&H in 2005, Mrs. Kachel was Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Maryland), a long-time senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its former Chair. Prior to that, Mrs. Kachel was a legislative aide to Maryland State Senator John C. Astle (D-Annapolis), Vice-Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

Mrs. Kachel holds an M.A. in Government and an M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University. Mrs. Kachel is a two-time awardee of the Bryce Harlow Foundation Fellowship and a member of its Alumni Advisory Board. The Bryce Harlow Foundation's mission is to enhance the quality of professional advocacy and increase the understanding of its essential role in the development of sound public policy.