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Native Nevadan Richard Perkins spent 14 years in the Nevada Legislature, including 2 years as Democratic Floor Leader, 4 years as Majority Leader, and 6 years as Speaker of the Assembly. With a record for consensus and coalition-building, he is considered a bi-partisan leader and counts his friends in both major parties. In 2006, he chose not to seek re-election to the Legislature and focused on his law enforcement career as the Chief of the Henderson Police Department, a career he retired from after 25 years. As president of the Perkins Company, Richard oversees the quality political and strategic consulting services clients have come to expect.

Administrative Assistant

Kathryn Alden is a native of upstate New York, having spent 25 years working in the court system there, first as Executive Assistant to a Family Court Judge for ten years, and thereafter, 15 years in the Juvenile Prosecutor’s Office as a Senior Trial Assistant.

Client Services Manager

Brian Evans first joined The Perkins Company in the 2013 Legislative Session as an administrative assistant. Brian brought a background of dedication, hard work and motivation that helped him grow in the legislative process. Brian returned for the 2015 Legislative Session as a lobbyist, taking on a more significant role within The Perkins Company. Brian helped with efforts on behalf of various clients ranging from issues in healthcare, education, local government, energy and gaming. Brian helped lobby on key bills that enacted laws in areas of tort reform, network adequacy, telehealth, Medicaid and insurance, HOA’s, taxes and local government control. Brian later worked for the Nevada State Medical Association developing a further understanding of healthcare issues before rejoining The Perkins Company full time as a client service manager.