SACRAMENTO – Randle Communications (Randle), Sacramento’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm, announced today that Director, Lindsey Goodwin, has been promoted to Vice President of Public Affairs. Since 2013, she has played a central role in Randle’s public affairs practice, in the process becoming an expert in health care, transportation and housing. As Vice President, Goodwin will lead the practice, working directly with the owners of the business to drive the firm’s public affairs leadership, which includes an innovative proprietary digital advocacy practice.
“Lindsey Goodwin is a tremendous professional who has the rare combination of a strong strategic mindset and the ability to tactically execute and deliver extraordinary results for clients,” Jeff Randle, President and CEO of Randle Communications said. “Her professional skills are matched by an unwavering commitment to her colleagues. She personifies Randle’s culture and lives the firm’s values as an exceptional mentor and team player. Her hard work and commitment to our clients and team has resulted in this well-deserved promotion.”
During the last five years, Goodwin has led several high-profile public affairs accounts including the California Hospital Association, Californians Allied for Patient Protection and John Muir Health. She leads the firm’s work on behalf of the California Association of REALTORS®. Goodwin is also a Sacramento regional public affairs expert, supporting communications for landmark regional projects including the Capital SouthEast Connector, the Sacramento region’s largest approved transportation project. When constructed, the 34-mile expressway will link Interstate 5 to Highway 50, serving as a beltway through the southern area of Sacramento County into El Dorado County, connecting the cities of Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova and Folsom.
“It’s an incredible opportunity to work with such a talented team of professionals who take on the most consequential policy issues in support of our clients,” Goodwin said. “Randle Communications recognizes that its team is the firm’s most important asset. I am incredibly grateful to work for an organization with a steadfast commitment to professional development, which empowered me to build a rewarding career. I am honored to receive this promotion and excited to play an even greater role in the firm’s future.”
Prior to joining Randle Communications, Goodwin gained experience working with state and local elected officials. She 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 during the mayor’s first year in office.
Goodwin is an active alumnus of her alma mater, Sonoma State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, awarded cum laude with distinction. Goodwin also earned a Master of Arts in Government from California State University, Sacramento, with emphases in California state and local government and American government. Active in the community, Goodwin is a graduate of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership Sacramento Class of 2018.