Director of External Affairs, National Apartment Association
Fred Tayco serves as the director of external affairs for the National Apartment Association. He is the primary liaison for NAA to state and local elected officials and advocacy organizations. He engages directly with affiliates nationwide on policy matters and delivery of advocacy support. Prior to joining NAA, Tayco served as communications director, caucus director, and legislative aide to a member of Congress on Capitol Hill. His diverse professional background also includes directing and building a portfolio of clients for a top five U.S. public relations agency, public affairs consultant for land-use developers with clients across the United States, government affairs director of a California real estate association, land-use and housing aide to several local elected officials, and campaign staff of local and federal candidates. He is a graduate of the University of San Diego with a major in political science and business administration.