Kathi Anne Reinstein has joined Roca as its new Chief of Government Relations & External Affairs, a role, which will oversee Roca’s federal, state and local relations, communications, and advocacy work.
Most recently, Reinstein served as the Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs for Massachusetts State Treasurer since 2017. Prior to that, she worked as the Government Affairs Manager for the Boston Beer Company, where she managed the brand’s government relations strategy. Reinstein represented the people of Revere, Chelsea, and Saugus in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1999 to 2014. She was the youngest woman member of House Leadership, working as the Second Assistant Majority Leader, Assistant Majority Whip and Third Division Floor Leader in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Reinstein has an extensive background in development and external affairs strategies, having provided leadership and counsel while serving in a number of roles working with government agencies, elected officials, and trade organizations.
Reinstein graduated from Suffolk University in 1993 with a BS in Public Relations and Organizational Communication and continued her education at Emerson College, receiving a MA in Political Communication in 1997. She is currently an adjunct professor at Suffolk University and was an adjunct professor at Emerson College from 2010 to 2013.