Government Affairs

Jessica Maldonado

Public Affairs Director
(515) 224-8963

As Public Affairs Director, Jessica Maldonado assists clients with public affairs, event management, grassroots communication, advocacy tools, digital strategy and more.                             

Prior to joining PolicyWorks, Jessica spent nine years at the Greater Des Moines Partnership where she managed legislative events, public policy projects, advocacy issues, workforce development initiatives, the Young Professionals Connection, and various other projects that strengthen the business climate and quality of life in Central Iowa.

Jessica is a graduate of Truman State University in Kirksville, MO, with a BA in Communication–Journalism and a minor in Spanish. She is a Des Moines Business Record "Forty Under 40" honoree, a graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, a board member for the Clive Chamber of Commerce and serves on Variety Iowa's Polo on the Green committee.  

Jessica Maldonado