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Najay Roache

Director of State Government Affairs
Charter Communications

Najay Roache has been serving as the Director of State Government Affairs of Charter Communications. She had previously served as Deputy Assistant Director of Intergovernmental Relations at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget where she guided the agency’s state legislative and budget engagement.

Roache began her career in government with the New York State Assembly and during a decade-long tenure, she held various roles in public policy, budget analysis and legislative communications. In 2015, she was appointed Deputy Press Secretary and Speechwriter by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and served in that role before moving back to New York City in 2018 to pursue new opportunities in government relations.

She graduated from Utica College and credited her time in the Mohawk Valley for her enduring love of scenic drives and all things New York.