Lindsey Goodwin joined Randle Communications in 2013, bringing a strong legislative, public affairs and public relations background to the team. As Vice President of Public Affairs, Goodwin leads several public affairs accounts for the firm, including John Muir Health, a nationally recognized not-for-profit healthcare organization east of San Francisco, and statewide coalition Californians Allied for Patient Protection. She also leads major initiatives for the California Hospital Association and California Association of REALTORS® and provides public affairs and communications counsel to support regionally specific projects, including the Capital SouthEast Connector, the Sacramento region’s largest approved transportation project. In addition, she oversees strategic public relations and media relations for local health and fitness leader, California Family Fitness.
Prior to joining the Randle team, Goodwin spent several years as staff to state and local elected officials, and also conducted stakeholder engagement and media relations on high-profile public infrastructure projects in the Sacramento region. She served as a project manager for a local public relations firm providing strategic communications counsel to government agencies and as a legislative aide to a California state assemblymember. Goodwin additionally led community outreach efforts for then-City of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, during which she oversaw monthly office hours and town hall meetings and facilitated constituent affairs services for Sacramento’s more than 450,000 residents.
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.
Goodwin resides in River Park with her husband, David. In her free time, she enjoys being with friends and family, practicing yoga and taking weekend trips with her husband to visit Sonoma County.