“I am excited to be joining a team with such a tireless work ethic and proven track record of legislative successes in Washington for their clients.”
Vice President of Federal Government Affairs
Katie Hazlett brings almost two decades of expertise in federal appropriations and driving successful legislative initiatives in Congress. She has served in senior positions in both the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.
Katie spent her 14-year career on Capitol Hill working in various capacities for Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), the Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, including as Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Committee on Appropriations. She staffed the Congressman as his top advisor for all 12 Appropriations subcommittees and through multiple leadership posts at various subcommittees including Defense; Energy and Water Development; Homeland Security; and Commerce, Justice, and Science. During her time on Capitol Hill, Katie was involved in all aspects of the legislative process and developed in-depth knowledge of an array of issues including transportation, homeland security, environment, energy, and infrastructure projects.
Prior to CSP, Katie served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Department of Energy (DOE), where she led DOE’s relationship with Congress including the Committees on Armed Services, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In that role, she supported the Secretary of Energy, the Department, and the Administration’s policies before the Senate and House of Representatives, while managing and overseeing the external affairs engagement activities and the intergovernmental relationships with state and local governments. Katie also served as Chief of Staff for DOE’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer, which is responsible for the formulation and execution of DOE’s nearly $40 billion annual budget with an office staff of over 100 employees.
Katie earned a Master of Arts degree in Government with a concentration in Global Security Studies from Johns Hopkins University. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Catholic University of America.
A native of New Jersey, Katie moved to Washington, D.C. in 2001. She resides in Alexandria, VA with her husband and son.
- Served in both the executive and legislative branches of the federal government
- Proven leader with nearly two decades of experience and expertise in federal appropriations and budget policy
- Chief of Staff to Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations
- Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy
- Chief of Staff, Department of Energy’s Office of Chief Financial Officer