Jennifer Winkler Larosa VP, State Government Relations, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC

Jennifer joined McGuireWoods Consulting in 2019 as a vice president of state government relations. She has extensive experience in transportation, infrastructure, local government relations, insurance, and healthcare legislative matters. Jennifer’s focus is on advocating for and advising clients on procurement goals, public relations initiatives, and legislative agendas.

Before joining McGuireWoods Consulting, she was senior officer of government and external affairs for the Atlanta region’s transit agency, the ATL. She also served as director of government affairs for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia. Prior to this, she was an associate for Peachtree Government Relations representing a multitude of clients across business professions on the state and local level.

Jennifer holds bachelor degrees in political science and sociology from Louisiana State University and Georgia State University respectively. She also earned her master’s degree in policy and management from the University of Georgia.

Jennifer serves as a board member of Advance Atlanta which is a citizen-driven grassroots coalition dedicated to building support for regional transit and championing existing transit resources. She was also among 50 leading ladies “In the Know” of Engineering Georgia Magazine. She has consistently been voted as one of Georgia’s “Rising Stars” by James Magazine. Jennifer serves on the leadership council for The Women Project of Atlanta which is a community of local professional women networking and serving their communities together.

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"Rising Star," James Magazine, 2017, 2018

"50 Women in the Know," Engineering Georgia Magazine, 2019

Board Member, Advance Atlanta, 2019

Leadership Council, The Women Project of Atlanta, 2019

  • Panel Member, "Major projects and initiatives," Georgia Institute of Transportation Engineers Summer Conference, June 2019
  • Panel Member, "Women of the ATL," Women’s Transportation Seminar, May 2019
  • Panel Member, "Transportation," Construction Management Association of America, April 2019
  • Panel Member, "Transportation Legislative Update," United Consulting, April 2019
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