Nancy Todd is a political consultant and president of Nancy Todd, Inc., an international strategic consulting firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Todd cut her political teeth in Louisiana where she attended LSU law school and volunteered in political campaigns. She started with the legendary Matt Reese in 1979. Since then, Todd has been a consultant to over l96 campaigns in 42 states and six countries, with a winning record of 98 percent.
Nancy Todd, Inc. has worked with candidates and projects both nationally and internationally and has received several national awards for creativity in political advertising. In 1992, Todd ran the campaign to legalize casinos in Biloxi, Mississippi, after a local effort had failed, as she believed in the benefits of gaming “when done right.” Since that historic effort, she has been involved in every major legislation where gaming has been held to high standards.
Treasurer of the board of directors of the International Association of Political Consultants as well as the first female Vice President in the history of the organization and now past President and Chairman of the American Association of Political Consultants, Todd was inducted into the prestigious Hall of Fame of the AAPC in March, 2008, the first such woman to be so honored.. Her articles and commentary have appeared nationally in newspapers and professional publications.
She is a frequent speaker both nationally and internationally for governments, heads of state, key leaders in emerging democracies and major universities including Harvard, the John F. Kennedy School of Government, George Washington University, Georgetown University and Vanderbilt University.
Todd authors a monthly column for Casino Journal entitled “The Politics of Gaming”. Nancy Todd, Inc. specializes in controversial issues with special emphasis on promoting integrity and responsibility among all involved parties. Her success rate for assisting clients deemed “Davids” to defeat “Goliaths” is legendary. Her corporate site can be viewed at www.NancyTodd.com.