WASHINGTON: Lou Ann Linehan has joined DCI Group as senior counselor.
She has more than 25 years of service in government and politics.
Linehan was appointed as former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s (D-NE) chief of staff after managing his successful 1996 US Senate campaign. In 10 years on Capitol Hill, Linehan oversaw the senator’s legislative initiatives, political activities, floor activity, and committee work, and was responsible for all communications.
She left Hagel’s office after he announced his retirement in 2007 and joined the State Department, where she spent more than five years in various roles as part of the Iraq office.