Lucas Bladen cultivates individual and foundation support for the Partnership, focusing on prospecting efforts and stakeholder stewardship. His interest in public service was inspired by his grandparents’ careers in federal policy-making, as well as his own experience in government and campaigns. Prior to joining the Partnership, Lucas held organizing and fundraising positions on campaigns from the municipal to the federal level. Lucas’ favorite public servant is U.S. Congressman Sean Casten, an outspoken advocate for conservation, clean energy, and the modernization of government.