Cason Carter is Director and Head of Government Affairs at Citadel, one of the most respected and successful investment firms in the world. In this role, he oversees public policy strategies for the firm and advises on legislative matters, political engagement efforts and philanthropic initiatives.
Prior to joining Citadel, Mr. Carter managed government and external affairs at Alliance Resource Partners, where he served as Vice President of Public Affairs and Corporate Counsel. Previously, he served as an Attorney at GableGotwals, where he specialized in complex business litigation and simultaneously served as an elected City Counselor in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Mr. Carter is an advocate for pediatric cancer research and a Trustee for the Scott Carter Foundation, which honors the memory of Cason’s brother, Scott, who had a childhood cancer. He received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center and bachelor’s degree from Duke University.