Nan Kohnen Cahall

SW Ohio District Director, US Senator Rob Portman

Nan Kohnen Cahall is the SW Ohio District Director for US Senator Rob Portman. She has 25 years of public policy and community relations experience, from the Ohio Statehouse to the U.S. Capitol, representing industry sectors such as higher education and home building.

Throughout her career, Nan has provided advice and support to elected officials and has advocated for industry leaders and community organizations. She has skillfully built coalitions of diverse stakeholders to obtain desired results for elected officials and lobbying groups. Her experience includes the expansion and transition of a congressional district office through redistricting, which introduced a new urban area in southeast Ohio with complex economic issues including a federal uranium processing facility. Her leadership has resulted in successful political campaigns winning more than 70% of the vote, including fundraising events that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars each, media, direct mail, electronic communications and public events.

Nan has strong relationships with and the respect of elected officials and government leaders in Ohio, Kentucky and Washington, D.C., as well as an impeccable reputation. She has held leadership roles with United States Senator and former Ohio Governor George Voinovich, Congresswoman Jean Schmidt, United States Senator Rob Portman and Ohio Senator Scott Oelslager.