TEAM / Katia Saint Fleur
Katia Saint Fleur joins The Southern Group’s south Florida office after a diverse career in state and local government and the private sector. Her experience is broad and deep, from political consulting to communications to public policy and more.
Katia has spent the last decade serving the Miami-Dade area, most recently as an all-purpose consultant, assisting clients with a wide range of services, including media and communications strategy, developing public-private partnerships, training public and private sector leaders on effective advocacy, tracking legislation for clients, managing Political Action Committees and more.
From 2011 to 2016, Katia served as the legislative aid to Florida Senator Oscar Braynon, who served Miami-Dade. In that position she helped guide community members through the legislative process and helped lead Senator Braynon’s office by managing key relationships as well as the office’s external communications and marketing efforts.
Katia started her career in broadcast journalism, working as an assignment editor for the Fox affiliate in Columbus, Ga., After leaving TV news, she worked with the Atlanta Hartfield Area Transportation Management Association as a communications consultant before taking a position with the U.S. Department of Commerce as a partnership specialist team leader where she did important work assisting the U.S. Census in reaching out to difficult-to-count U.S. communities, particularly those who had emigrated from Caribbean nations.
Katia is a passionate community advocate with a particular interest in helping victims of domestic violence. She is a graduate of Clark College in Atlanta where she majored in journalism, and she currently resides in Miami Shores.