Guy Rohling, Managing Director, is responsible for serving the firm’s clients in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland, as well as relationship management with lobbying consultants around the country.
Guy has extensive experience working on a wide variety of issues, including appropriations; environment; financial services; healthcare; information technology (IT); manufacturing; pharmaceutical; procurement; retail; transportation; and workers’ compensation.
A well-respected lobbyist in the political and business community, Guy is known for his integrity and exceptional advocacy and management skills. Over the past 30 years, he has established strong professional relationships with legislative leadership, senior officials in executive branch agencies. Governors’ offices, and other key political decision-makers around the country. He also has a wide range of business and local association and organization contacts.
During his tenure with Albers & Company, Guy has represented client interests in many political organizations, including the Democratic Governors Association (DGA), Republican Governors Association (RGA), Southern Governors Association (SGA), Southern Legislative Conference (SLC), National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL), American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), and the National Association of Counties (NACo).
Prior to joining Albers & Company in 1994, Guy owned his own government relations firm in Raleigh, representing a variety of clients before the North Carolina legislature. From 1978-1991, he served as Senior Government Relations Manager for Household International, a large diversified financial services company.
Guy received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina.
Director – Government Relations
Eileen Filler-Corn, Director of Government Relations, represents clients before political and policy organizations and serves as liaison with various national and regional Governors’ associations, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and several state legislative associations, including the Council of State Governments, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the State Legislative Leaders Foundation.
Her principal areas of expertise are IT, healthcare and education. Eileen has established close professional relationships with many state Governors, Chiefs of Staff, and executive branch agencies.
Prior to joining Albers & Company in February 2007, Eileen served Virginia Governor Tim Kaine as Senior Advisor to the Governor for State and Federal Relations, with responsibility for overseeing interactions between the Governor’s office in Richmond and the National Governors Association (NGA), Southern Governors Association (SGA), Democratic Governors Association (DGA), executive branch agencies and other Federal and State organizations. In addition to representing the Commonwealth’s interests through the Virginia Liaison Office on Capitol Hill, she directly advised the Governor on such issues as Health and Human Services and Education, and served as a member of the Governor’s Real ID Task Force.
Previously, Eileen served for 4 years as Deputy Director of the Virginia Liaison Office under Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner. In this position, she was responsible for leading Gov. Warner’s highly successful tenure as Chairman of the NGA, SGA and the Appalachian Regional Commission. She chaired the NGA Executive Committee Staff Advisory Council and was the Staff Chair of the bipartisan NGA Medicaid Working Group. She also served as Political Director for Mark Warner’s 2001 gubernatorial Coordinated Campaign.
In 2010, Eileen was elected to represent the 41st District in Fairfax County in the Virginia House of Delegates. In addition to her service in the General Assembly, she serves as an appointed member of the Governor’s Citizens Advisory Committee and is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Jobs for Virginia Graduates.
Eileen is a graduate of Washington College of Law of The American University in Washington, DC, and, immediately upon graduation, served in the Attorney General’s Honors Program in the U.S. Department of Justice.
Director – Midwest
Ian Weir, Director for the Midwest, is based in Columbus, Ohio, and represents clients at the executive, state, and local levels of government on regulatory, legislative and procurement issues in Ohio and the Midwestern states.
Ian has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, and a strong network of political and business contacts. Prior to joining Albers & Company in 2012, Ian served as Manager of Government Affairs at the Law Offices of Matthew G. Kallner, where he represented corporate interests in a wide range of industries including healthcare, financial services, pharmacy, retail, government procurement, insurance, information technology, gaming, manufacturing and education.
Prior to his lobbying career, Ian served as Legislative Liaison for the Ohio Department of Commerce, where he represented the policies of the Governor and the Department before the Ohio General Assembly and various Boards and Commissions.
He has also held positions in the Ohio House of Representatives as Assistant Director of Communications and as a Legislative Aide for a State Representative.
Ian is an alumnus of the Ohio Legislative Service Commission Fellowship Program and holds a Master of Arts degree from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Miami University of Ohio.
Lou Ann Lagana
Lou Ann Lagana, Office Manager, supports and manages the day-to-day activities of the firm, including financial and human resource management; compliance and lobbying filings; and legislative tracking, research, and analysis.
In addition, Lou Ann is involved in client development and lobbying efforts, drafting marketing proposals and contracts, scheduling legislative meetings, creating briefing materials, and preparing client reports.
Prior to joining Albers & Company in 1995, she served as Office Manager at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in Washington, D.C. Before locating to D.C., she lived in Syracuse, New York and worked as a data entry/bookkeeping assistant at an accounting firm and as an administrative assistant at a computer programming company while attending college.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University.