Laddie Guy Shane

Laddie Guy Shane is a Phoenix resident with his husband, Blake and they are both proud of their Irish heritage. While attending Arizona State University, Laddie found a passion for public policy and politics. Laddie worked for Arizona Governor Doug Ducey from 2015 to 2017. During that time, Laddie advanced in many roles in the areas of policy and public relations and in 2017 served as the Director of Constituent Engagement and Appointments, overseeing over 2,000 appointments as well as outreach and services provided to the public by the Governor’s Office and state agencies.

Laddie also enjoys working in public affairs, representing Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits across Arizona on many issues like technology and the environment. In February 2022, Laddie founded Roosevelt Strategy Group, a Political and Public Affairs strategy firm in Downtown Phoenix where he is a strategic advisor to political candidates, political organizations, non-profits, and businesses.

In 2016, He served as the Friends of Saint Patrick Arizona Chapter Young Ambassador and is now Past President and Treasurer. The Saint Patrick Centre in Downpatrick Co. Down, and its Friends promote positive and ongoing relationships between America and Ireland through education, cultural exchanges, celebration, and charity. 

In 2023, Laddie was selected to be a part of the first European Union/United States Emerging Leaders Visitors Programme where he went to Brussels, Dublin, Belfast and Dungannon with a programme focus on Peacebuilding and Reconciliation on the Island of Ireland. Laddie loves traveling, cooking, spending time with loved ones and anything involving Ireland and/or Disney.