Janet F. Kavinoky is a nationally recognized expert in transportation policy, funding, and finance. As executive director in the Chamber’s Congressional and Public Affairs Division, Kavinoky leads all transportation strategy, policy, and lobbying efforts.
Kavinoky is vice president of the Chamber-led Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition, a nationwide effort by business, labor, transportation organizations, and concerned citizens to advocate for improved and increased federal investment in the nation’s aging and overburdened transportation system.
In addition, Kavinoky developed and leads the Chamber’s 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 was honored by the Journal of Commerce as one of the 10 “most influential people in transportation” in 2010. She is a frequent speaker and panelist at conferences and events across the country.
Before coming to the Chamber, Kavinoky has worked at the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials and served as special assistant to the secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Kavinoky received her bachelor’s degree in political economy from the University of Wyoming, where she was a Harry S. Truman Scholar. She earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She is a resident of Washington, D.C., living on Capitol Hill.