Meet The Team

Tracey Chavira, Katherine Hennigan Ohanesian, and Nicole Kuklok-Waldman have been collaborating to create innovative solutions to government challenges for almost two decades.


Tracey Chavira

As an owner of ColLAborate, Tracey brings more than 20 years of government and political experience to the firm. An eight-year veteran of Los Angeles City Hall, Tracey gained first-hand experience about the inner workings of local policy, procedures and politics. Tracey leverages her public affairs and government relations expertise to serve clients seeking to engage with elected officials and key decision-makers, navigate public agencies to overcome roadblocks, build coalitions to voice policy concerns, as well as elevate brand recognition for maximum marketing exposure.


Katherine Hennigan Ohanesian

Katherine Hennigan Ohanesian is a founding partner at ColLAborate, where she specializes in land use and government affairs. She achieves positive results for clients by listening and knowing who can best and most efficiently obtain key objectives.


Nicole Kuklok-Waldman

Nicole Kuklok-Waldman advocates for businesses to ensure the best results for her clients. From regulatory challenges to development projects, Nicole specializes in a comprehensive advocacy approach and is known for integrating community outreach, communication with elected officials and community leaders, and honesty backed up by evidentiary support, to ensure a positive and desired result.