Office Information

  • Government Relations Advisor

Practice Areas

Jennie serves as a Government Relations Advisor for Butler Snow’s Regulatory and Government group.

Biography – View PDF Bio

Civic Involvement

  • University Schools, Advisory Board Member
  • Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering Research, Advisory Board Member
  • Tennessee Lobbyist Association, Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mentor

Education & Honors

  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 2011

Experience

  • Senior Director of Government Relations and Policy, University of Memphis, 2018-2019. Built and maintained relationships, studied policy initiatives, and advocated for funding before state, local, and Federal officials. Successful in securing capital funding for the Lambuth Campus, a first for the University. Organized the inaugural University of Memphis Legislative Retreat, bringing a record 40 legislators from across Tennessee to the University of Memphis Campus.
  • Director of Government Relations, State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), 2014-2018. Represented Tennessee’s leading education policy and advocacy organization before the Tennessee General Assembly. Successfully designed and executed a statewide roadshow for a Governor’s cabinet member to interact with business and community stakeholders.
  • Legislative Staffer, Tennessee General Assembly, 2011-2014. Worked for the Tennessee General Assembly in several roles including Research Analyst for the House Education Committee. Developed strong working relationships with key education and business community stakeholders. Maintained a deep understanding of education-related legislation to serve as the primary policy advisor to the committee.
  • Fundraiser and Campaign Coordinator, Congressman Bill Cassidy, 2010-2011.

*Non-attorney Government Relations Advisor