Jane joins Matthews Southwest with over 20 years of political, government, public policy, and private sector experience on the local, state and federal level. Jane served as the Texas Statewide Director and Senior Advisor to the Presidential Campaign of Joe Biden. Jane also served as a senior staffer on the U.S. House Rules Committee and Chief of Staff to Congressman Marc Veasey.
Jane began her career as a Legislative Aide to former State Representative Helen Giddings. Most recently, Jane served as a General Manager for Noodle, Inc., the fastest growing educational technology firm in the country.
As Vice President of Strategic Affairs, Jane will focus on one of the most pressing issues facing our country today: housing affordability and workforce housing. Jane combines her private sector experience with her deep knowledge of public sector strategy to address this ever-growing need, developing innovative public private partnerships while bringing to bear the most effective public policies and government tools to ensure working Texans have the housing options they need.
With a deep commitment to the service of others, Jane chairs the Barbara Jordan Leadership Institute, an organization designed to advance the leadership of women of color in government and community organizing. In this role, Jane helped secure a $15 million grant for the benefit of voters in Dallas County to ensure their access to vote during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. Jane is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, an international service organization.