Lena Juarez, founder of JEJ & Associates, has delivered results since 1997 for a diverse set of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to local governments, to trade associations, and to not-for-profit groups. She has built a successful government consulting practice through her tenacity, ability to collaborate and strategically solve problems on behalf of her clients.
By truly understanding her clients’ needs and communicating them successfully to the right decision-makers, Ms. Juarez develops strategies to obtain both funding and policy changes her clients need to achieve their goals.
Since its inception, JEJ & Associates has represented clients in the areas of transit, transportation, local government, regulated industries, the judiciary, agriculture, health care, finance and tax, education, and economic development. Ms. Juarez has also secured millions of dollars for clients through the annual state appropriations process.
A graduate of Sophie Newcomb Memorial College of Tulane University and the Askew School of Florida State University, she has been active in politics since a very young age and has served on many local and statewide boards. Ms. Juarez has been appointed to numerous state-wide boards by current and former Senate Presidents and House Speakers. She is a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee and Leadership Florida, which are programs of the local and state Chamber of Commerce.