Kent Gaffney Sr. VP, State Government Relations McGuireWoods Consulting LLC

Kent joined McGuireWoods Consulting in January 2013 and serves as a senior vice president of State Government Relations. His primary areas of service include assisting clients with legislative, appropriations and regulatory needs.

Prior to joining MWC, he served as the 52nd District State Representative in the House of Representatives of the Illinois General Assembly. In that capacity, Kent served on the Revenue & Finance, Insurance, Armed Forces and Military Affairs, Small Business Empowerment & Workforce, and General Services Appropriations committees.

Before becoming a legislator, he was the director of appropriations for the Illinois House Republican Caucus from 2001-2011. Kent has also served as the deputy director of appropriations and as a Research Analyst for utility and healthcare committees.

Kent was also chosen to be a member of the inaugural class of the Edgar Fellows Program.

McGuireWoods Consulting

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  • Purdue University, BA, Political Science, 1990
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