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MVA Public Affairs Grows Across the State

October 2011

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to welcome Tommy Sevier and Maggie Akers to the Firm.  Both will serve within the Firm’s Public Affairs practice group.

Tommy Sevier has joined the Public Affairs team as Director of State Public Affairs.  Tommy will be based in Moore & Van Allen’s Research Triangle Park office, and will serve as the team's liaison with the North Carolina General Assembly. 

Tommy most recently worked as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy for the North Carolina President Pro Tempore Phil Berger.  He brings a wealth of state public policy experience and strong knowledge of how the legislative process works in Raleigh.  Before working at the NC General Assembly, Tommy was a lobbyist for the North Carolina Farm Bureau in Raleigh, and the National Pork Producers Council in Washington, DC.  He also worked on Capitol Hill for nine years, including six years with Congressman Robin Hayes where he served as Deputy Chief of Staff.  Tommy is a 1999 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Maggie Akers has joined the Public Affairs team as the Director of Event Management.  Maggie’s experience lies in event management and marketing within the legal, financial and motorsports industries.  Maggie is a 2002 graduate of the University of South Carolina.