Jennifer Hatfield has over 13 years of legislative and regulatory experience. She has spent the last 6 years working as the managing member of J. Hatfield & Associates, PL, a government consulting business based out of Rockledge, Florida. In 2015 she also became the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Wilson & Associates, LLC, a Florida-based lobbying and association management firm specializing in the fields of energy and construction.
Jennifer provides clients with federal and state legislative and regulatory services that include: analyzing and monitoring legislation and regulatory rulemaking; lobbying legislative and regulatory bodies; drafting amendments, petitions for declaratory statements, public comments and various other documents; specializing in state and national building code processes, code proposal submittals and national consensus standard processes; grassroots advocacy development with trade associations; and advisement on political action committees and their decisions on supporting candidates for elected office.
Jennifer has represented the Florida Swimming Pool Association since 2006, first as their in-house Government Relations Director and since 2010 as their Government Relations Consultant. She has also represented the national pool group, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, since 2008. Previously, Jennifer represented the Florida Solar Energy Industries Association as well as various product manufacturers.
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the College of William & Mary and is a graduate of the Frederic G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida. Jennifer is a member of the Florida Bar and previously worked at the Florida Legislature as a committee attorney for the Florida House of Representatives. Prior to moving to Florida, Jennifer worked for the National Republican Senatorial Committee in Washington, D.C.