Economic Development Analyst
Nick Clason serves as the Economic Development Analyst for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance.
Prior to joining LVGEA, Nick served as an aide to former Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) in Washington, D.C. As a member of the Senator’s staff, he assisted in advising Senator Hatch, then the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, on tax, trade, banking, budget, and finance policy issues. In this role, Nick was able to work on some of the most important issues to come before Congress, including tax reform, financial regulatory reform, and trade policy; assisted in drafting numerous op-eds for the Senator; and served as a liaison between the Senator and his constituents, business leaders, and government affairs professionals.
Nick, who earned his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University as a double major in Political Science and Economics, has also worked at a boutique political consulting firm in Washington, D.C., Barrick Gold Corporation, and Las Vegas-based Arcata Associates.
A proud native of Las Vegas, Nick looks forward to giving back to the community he grew up in.