Kentucky Political News Headlines

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Announcement - Jena Scott Joins Firm



Scott brings wide range of experience in communications, public policy, and political strategy 

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 13, 2021) - Government Strategies today announced that Jena Scott has joined the firm to lead its client and external communications and provide support to the firm's direct lobbying and advocacy PR practices.

Government Strategies is a full-service government relations firm with decades of experience. The firm helps clients meet their government affairs goals by blending key relationships with tools such as advocacy communications, grassroots network development, association and coalition management, bill analysis and drafting. Government Strategies' business model focuses on merging these skills to develop long-term relationships with clients and provide winning results. 

"We are absolutely thrilled to have Jena join Government Strategies," said Rachel Bayens, a Government Strategies partner. "She has significant and unique experience in communications and public policy strategy in Kentucky and will be an outstanding addition to our team."

Scott most recently served as the Communications Manager for the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers. She has a diverse professional background with a wide range of experience in communications, public policy, and political strategy. She previously held the Deputy Communications Director role for the Kentucky Senate Majority Caucus. 

"I am honored to join the team at Government Strategies," said Scott. "Their commitment to results and tireless advocacy for their clients is unparalleled. I look forward to complimenting their client services with my knowledge of advocacy communications, the state legislative process, and the needs of Kentucky's largest industries."

Scott's focus will be on client communications, legislative activity, grassroots networking, and public relations.

Government Strategies was founded in 1999 and has directed the government relations strategy for some of Kentucky's largest corporations and most influential trade associations. 


For more information about Government Strategies, please visit

Other members of Government Strategies pictured below:

Rachel Bayens

Dustin Miller

Mike Shea
Prentice Harvey
Mike Helton