Makayla Stilianou Buchanan – Government Affairs and Digital Coordinator

Makayla Stilianou Buchanan serves as the Government Affairs and Digital Coordinator for HBW, with a primary focus on issues in Georgia and Florida.

Prior to joining HBW, she served as a Government Affairs Associate at Wexford Strategies focusing on technology, veterans’ affairs, and energy policy. Makayla also worked with JAX Bridges leading youth entrepreneurial policy, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund on educational policy research and data analysis, at Marco Rubio’s Northeast FL legislative office, and numerous political campaigns – including local elections in Clay County, FL, U.S. House races, and Marco Rubio for U.S. Senate.

Makayla holds a B.A in English from the University of Florida and an M.A. in Public Policy from Liberty University.