Lindsey Goodwin joined Randle Communications in 2013, bringing a strong legislative, public affairs and public relations background to the team. Since joining the firm, she has played a central role in Randle’s public affairs practice, with expertise in health care, transportation and housing.
As Vice President of Public Affairs, Goodwin leads the public affairs practice for the firm, which includes an innovative proprietary digital advocacy practice. Goodwin leads several public affairs accounts for the firm including the California Hospital Association, Californians Allied for Patient Protection and California Association of REALTORS®.
Goodwin also specializes in public affairs initiatives for the Sacramento region, having supported communications for landmark projects including the Capital SouthEast Connector, the Sacramento region’s largest approved transportation project.
Prior to joining Randle Communications, Goodwin gained experience working with state and local elected officials. She also developed proficiencies in stakeholder engagement and media relations on high-profile public infrastructure projects throughout the greater capital region. Goodwin began her career in Sacramento on the staff of former Mayor Kevin Johnson building and leading community outreach efforts and constituent affairs for Sacramento’s more than 450,00 residents during the mayor’s first year in office.
Goodwin is a graduate of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Sacramento Class of 2018. She is also an active alumnus of her undergraduate alma mater, Sonoma State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science awarded cum laude with distinction. Goodwin also holds a Master of Arts in Government from California State University, Sacramento, with emphases in California state and local government and American government.
In her free time, Goodwin enjoys being with friends and family, practicing yoga and taking weekend trips with her husband to visit Sonoma County.