We Accomplish More As a Team.

Working together, we witnessed how deep issue expertise—paired with creative communications—can break down walls, persuade audiences and advance agendas.
We’re committed to that core idea and it’s informed by our individual experience.

 
 
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Josh Lahey
Founding Partner

josh@lotsixteen.com
202-365-3808

I’m a message and media guy.  And after a few tours of duty at some of the most consequential communication and lobbying firms in Washington, I know what’s valued and trusted for clients.

 
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Colin Hayes
Founding Partner

colin@lotsixteen.com
202-834-6795

I’m a big dork for energy and resources policy who spent a decade and a half on Capitol Hill. There are not many policy issues I haven’t seen or challenges I haven’t navigated.  

 
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Joseph Eaves Vice President

joseph@lotsixteen.com
703-907-9653

I'm a client and membership service-focused policy expert with a passion for energy and technology policy.

 
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Missy Deerin
Director

missy@lotsixteen.com
240-355-7559

I’m a self-described task-master, aspiring perfectionist and wearer of many hats here at Lot Sixteen.

 
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McKinley Doty
Director

mckinley@lotsixteen.com
901-496-5609

I’m a public relations and earned media strategist-- which is just a fancy way of saying I know how to create a spectacle.

 
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Nathan Smith
Associate

nathan@lotsixteen.com
484-905-1009

I’ve honed a unique approach to bridging the gap between media and policy by working at some of D.C.’s top agencies.