Gena McGroarty Promoted to Vice President of MWCAdvocacy

January 3, 2018

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RICHMOND –McGuireWoods Consulting today announced that Gena McGroarty was promoted to vice president of MWCAdvocacy effective January 1. She will continue to serve clients with public relations, marketing, and strategic and crisis communications needs. Mrs. McGroarty brings nearly a decade of communications experience, including work with former Majority Leader Eric Cantor (VA-7), US Reps. Robert Hurt (VA-5) and Phil Gingrey (GA-11)

She joined MWCAdvocacy in 2016 after two years in Columbia, South Carolina directing statewide communications efforts for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and working on digital communications and marketing at the South Carolina Department of Commerce.

“Gena is a unique talent and we are lucky to have her as part of our team. Highlighting and advancing emerging leaders is important to our clients and to our culture.  She will continue to provide excellent client service for our clients in a more senior role,” said Steve Horton, director of MWCAdvocacy and senior vice president at McGuireWoods Consulting.

Over the past year, Mrs. McGroarty has helped multiple clients with public relations and communications needs, including crisis communications, developing digital communications and marketing strategies, and serving as communications advisor to a top statewide trade organization.

MWCAdvocacy is the communications, grassroots, and digital arm of McGuireWoods Consulting. The team has professionals located in Washington, D.C., Texas, North Carolina and Virginia, but possesses the experience, resources, and capabilities to successfully lead projects across the country.

Founded in 1998, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC is a full-service public affairs firm offering government relations, strategic communications and grassroots, and infrastructure and economic development services.  For more information, visit McGuireWoods Consulting’s website at