Anna Reese Couhig

Anna Reese is part of BGR’s State and Local Advocacy and Appropriations Practices.

Washington, D.C.
Policy Associate
Appropriations, State and Local Government Relations, Multi-State Legislative Tracking and Analysis
U.S. Senate
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Anna Reese Couhig is a Policy Associate in the State and Local Advocacy and Appropriations practices at BGR Group. In this role, she supports clients on a variety of policy issues by conducting research and analysis, providing regular legislative updates, developing briefing materials and reports, and drafting correspondence. Anna Reese also plays a key role in coordinating congressional meetings, assisting with fly-ins, and performing administrative duties in relation to advocacy efforts. 

Prior to joining BGR Group, Anna Reese interned with Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) and worked on a variety of Democratic congressional campaigns. Anna Reese graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2023 with a B.A. in public policy leadership and a B.A. in English with an emphasis in literature, justice, and society. While at Ole Miss, Anna Reese served as Senior Class Vice President, Chief of Staff for TEDxUniversityofMississippi, and as an ambassador for the university’s English department. Additionally, Anna Reese graduated as a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College after the successful defense of her thesis examining student perceptions of COVID-19 mitigation strategies and correlation to demographics.

Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Anna Reese joined BGR Group as a clerk and researcher after moving to Washington, D.C. in August 2023.

Areas of Focus

  • Appropriations
  • State and Local Government Relations
  • Multi-state legislative tracking and analysis


  • University of Mississippi

    B.A., Public Policy Leadership, English