Chief Administrative Officer
As the Chief Administrative Officer at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, Krista Atteberry manages the firm’s daily operations and other long-range activities that support the firm’s staff and clients. She is responsible for oversight, direction and planning of all office services, administrative staffing, technology and communication services, building facilities and leasing matters, financial and contract services, purchasing and procurement, and regulatory compliance for the lobbying and political activity of the firm.
A results-driven professional, Krista brings more than 20 years of national, state, and local government experience to work involving office management; event planning and execution; logistical operations; budget oversight; community organizing; legislative expertise; political fundraising and campaigns; and public relations and press strategy. Her government management and service experience spans ten years as the Chief of Staff for Congressman Xavier Becerra; close to 5 years as the Administrative Director for Senator Martin Heinrich; and 4 years on the City of Hyattsville’s City Council, including 2 terms as Council President.
Her organizational and management leadership provide a strong infrastructure and support network for the entire firm.