Janet Kavinoky joined Vulcan Materials Company in September 2015 as Director of Federal and State Governmental Affairs. Drawing on 20 years of federal and state policy and advocacy experience and relationships, she formulates and executes strategies to shape the political, legislative, and regulatory environments that affect Vulcan’s business success and advises Vulcan’s senior leadership team on policy and political developments in Washington, DC, and the 21 states Vulcan serves.
Prior to joining Vulcan, Kavinoky was Executive Director for Transportation & Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce where she led transportation policy, and lobbying efforts, ran the Americans for Transportation Mobility, a nationwide business, labor, and transportation organization coalition, and developed the Let’s Rebuild America (LRA) initiative to raise the profile of infrastructure issues, broaden stakeholder engagement, and create new opportunities for businesses to influence public policy.
Kavinoky started her career at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), consulted for the California DOT during graduate school, and worked with state DOTs at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
A native of the great state of Wyoming, Kavinoky earned her B.S. in Political Economy from the University of Wyoming in 1995 and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2001. She resides in the Birmingham, Alabama, area with her husband, Paul, and their four cats.
Janet is a panelist for Women as Advocates in Politics, Business, and Community.
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