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Stephanie Stumbo



Stephanie has significant and varied experience in both the private and public sectors. Most recently, she served for seven years as the Malt Beverage Administrator for the Kentucky Department for Alcoholic Beverage Control. Stephanie also served as Executive Director of both the Kentucky Public Service Commission and the Community Development Office in the Governor’s Office for Local Development after spending eight years working in community and economic development roles. When not working in the public sector, Stephanie worked as the Kentucky Director for G & H International Services, Inc., a consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., where she managed federally-funded projects involving the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.

In the course of over twenty years of professional experience, Stephanie has successfully managed issue, policy and legislative initiatives before federal and state governmental agencies and legislative bodies on a wide range of topics. She has significant experience presenting before various legislative committees and agency task forces, on a host of diverse topics and state programs. Stephanie's professional experience includes: drafting legislation; managing the development of public policy before multiple agencies; planning and managing special events related to policy advocacy; developing and maintaining key relationships with business partners, policymakers and other stakeholders; assisting clients with the process of strategically obtaining funding from government sources and managing projects to achieve clients' long-term objectives and strategies. Stephanie has also spent time in Washington in recent years lobbying members of Congress and building relationships with Kentucky's congressional delegation and congressional staff. Her experience and background make Stephanie a key addition to the Goss Samford team as Director of Legislative and Government Relations.





“Stephanie did an amazing job!”
– Trade Association President

“Thanks so much again for your time, energy and counsel today. I feel like I can breathe for the first time in two weeks.”
– Trade Association Executive Director