Iran "Seth" Heavey
Pronouns
He/Him/His
Year
2020
Chapter
Position
Political Consultant

Iran “Seth” Heavey was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a high school graduate of the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. He went on to attend Howard University in Washington, DC where he graduated with a dual Degree in Political Science and Sociology. He has specialized in various aspects of professional services including IT, Business Management, and Political Campaign Consulting throughout his career.

Upon returning home to New Orleans, he has worked closely with underprivileged and economically disenfranchised groups in the workforce development space. As a Business Services Consultant with the City of New Orleans, he played a critical role in developing economic opportunities for people seeking employment through building partnerships with local businesses. He has been intimately involved with the New Orleans business community and worked directly with business leaders to address economic development issues. He has planned, coordinated, and executed dozens of small and large-scale career fairs for the benefit of underrepresented communities.

In his work as a political consultant, Seth has been actively engaged on the campaign staff of progressive candidates. He assisted in the successful election of a local state representative candidate through canvassing, fundraising, and managing campaign strategies. He remains committed to the betterment of Louisiana by working to ensure the needs of historically marginalized groups are represented in the political process.