Director of External Affairs, NAA
Fred Tayco serves as the director of external affairs for the National Apartment Association. Within this capacity, 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. He has also served as campaign staff to local and federal candidates, public affairs consultant for land-use developers with clients across the United States, and government affairs director for a California real estate association. Tayco is a graduate of the University of San Diego with a major in political science and business administration.