Jerry HeredenNIXON & ASSOCIATESJerry Hereden has nine years of experience in the energy industry, specializing in the areas of government and public affairs.Jerry
has been instrumental in helping pass state legislation in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama that has a positive impact on energy companies.He
also has assisted with issues at the local levels of government in numerous states.
Prior to teaming with Nixon & Associates
as a consultant, Jerry
helped coordinate government affairs efforts for Williams Corp.
, an Oklahoma-based energy company that has more than 14,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipeline in the United States.During his
time at Williams
successfully helped defeat legislation that would have negatively impacted Williams
in the areas of production, gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas. Jerry
also helped coordinate public affairs efforts for an alternative energy company that converts natural gas into diesel and jet fuel.He
was instrumental in developing testimony and speeches for company executives who spoke in front of a congressional committee on the use of gas-to-liquids technology and at international forums.Jerry has a master's degree in mass communications from Oklahoma State University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Oklahoma State University.Jerry is currently the president of Regional Government Strategies, an Oklahoma-based company he formed in January 2007.