NFIB has announced Tray Abney as its new Nevada state director.
Abney is a partner in the Nevada-based government affairs firm of Abney Tauchen Group. Prior to that, he served as director of government relations for the Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce for 10 years. From 2003-06, he was a legislative director for former Nevada U.S. Rep Jim Gibbons, whom he later served as chief lobbyist when Gibbons became governor.
In 2003, Abney received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Missouri State University and two years later earned his Master of Arts in political management from The George Washington University.