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Personnel note: Jodi Stevens leaving Mayernick Group for new role at PACE Center for Girls

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30-under-30-jodi-stevens-1024x1024Mayernick Group legislative consultant Jodi Stevens has left the firm for a new role as Director of Government Affairs for PACE Center for Girls.

PACE is a statewide nonprofit prevention and early intervention model, which specializes in education, counseling and advocacy for middle and high school aged girls.

Stevens, one of SaintPetersBlog’s “30 under 30” class of 2015, was most recently an associate with the Mayernick Group, which counts PACE Center for Girls among its clients.  During law school, she worked with the Southern Strategy Group and the Akerman-Senterfitt law firm.

At PACE, Stevens will be responsible for both Legislative and Executive branch education and legislative efforts for PACE’s 19 centers located throughout Florida.  In addition, Stevens will oversee the legislative efforts associated with PACE’s expansion efforts into other states, including Georgia, and its federal work on behalf of girls and young women.

A native of Bartow, Stevens, 29, received her undergraduate and law degrees from Florida State University.  She is a member of the Florida Bar.

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