Casey Oakes

Vice President, Corporate Relations
As the Vice President, Corporate Relations, Casey works with NGLCC's corporate partners to leverage their partnership, maximize their return on investment, and access potential suppliers in the LGBT small business community.      
 
Prior to joining the NGLCC, Casey worked as a constituent advocate for United States Senator Frank R. Lautenberg. In this role, Casey served as the senator’s principle liaison to the southern New Jersey business community, tracking relevant news and legislation, conducting outreach, and developing relationships with key stakeholders. In addition, Casey advised the senator on LGBT, immigration, and transportation issues. Casey has also worked in senior management positions for Sylvan Learning and Six Flags.
 
Casey was raised in central New Jersey and received a BA in Political Science from the American University in 2009.