Lori Ann Harris - A depth of effective advocacy experience

- From both sides of the process              

Lori Ann has extensive experience in North Carolina public policy and politics. Currently in her fifteenth year as a government relations consultant and lobbyist, Lori Ann has successfully represented numerous business and nonprofit clients.

Prior to starting her own government relations firm, she was a partner in the Sanford Holshouser Government Relations Group in Raleigh. From 1991-1994, Lori Ann served as Policy Advisor for former Speaker of the House Dan Blue, where she honed her organizational, strategic thinking and communication skills.

Lori Ann was named the 22nd most effective lobbyist for 2011-2012 by the NC Center for Public Policy Research. She currently serves on the North Carolina Professional Lobbyist Association Board of Directors.

Lori Ann is President of L. A. Harris & Associates, Inc. an independent Government Relations firm.

Current and Former Clients


Alliance for Access to Dental Care Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc., d/b/a AT&T, North Carolina
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Lorillard Tobacco Company
NC Association of Electric Cooperatives
NC Association of Community Development Corporations, Inc.
NC Association of County Directors of Social Services
NC Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
NC Institute of Minority Economic Development, Inc.
North Carolina Community Development Initiative, Inc.
The Support Center
Waste Management Carolinas


Abbott Laboratories
Advantage Capital Corporation
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
American Automobile Manufacturers Association
Central Children's Home of NC, Inc.
Constitutional Preservation Coalition, NC
Cornell Abraxas
DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company
Hoffman-La Roche, Inc.
Humanities Council, NC
Insurance Federation of North Carolina
Lilly USA LLC, a wholly-owned Subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company
Low Income Housing Coalition, NC
North Carolina Financial Services Association
IDA and Asset-Building Collaborative of NC
Shore and Beach Preservation Assoc., NC
Static Control Components, Inc.
The Inlet Committee d/b/a Save Our Sand: The Inlet Solution
The GEO Group, Inc.
Triangle Urban League Incorporated

Contact: Loriann@carolinastatestrategies.com

Lori Ann Harris