Principal / President of Public Affairs
Helen Foley brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Faiss Foley Warren in the area of government affairs. A fourth generation Nevadan, she has been active in politics since birth. A former staff member for the U.S. Senate Rules Committee, Foley held the record for being the youngest woman ever elected to serve in the Nevada State Senate where she served from 1982 – 1986. She previously was elected to the Nevada Assembly for a two-year term.
In 1991, she joined Linda Faiss and Melissa Warren at DRGM Advertising and Public Relations, and in 1998 they formed their own company that has grown to a staff of 15. Many of the clients they serve have been with them for more than two decades.
A UNLV graduate in political science, Foley has been a government affairs advocate since 1987 at the city, county and state levels in Nevada. Her clients include Pardee Homes of Nevada, T-Mobile USA, the Nevada Association of Marriage & Family Therapists, Delta Dental and the Nevada Assisted Living Association.
In 2007, Foley was honored to be inducted into the Nevada Lobbyist Hall of Fame. She has been named as one of Southern Nevada’s Most Outstanding Businesswomen by In Business Magazine and received the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas Hometown Hero Award. She is also a Junior League of Las Vegas Heart of Gold recipient.
Foley has served on the production team at the Democratic National Convention for every National Convention from 1988 through 2018.
She is the mother of two teenagers, Grace and William.