The CIG Team

Jeanette Hoffman


Senior Vice President

Jeanette Hoffman, Senior Vice President, is an experienced government relations professional and statewide media spokesperson, specializing in effective communications strategies and public affairs campaigns.  Jeanette brings over a decade of experience in issues advocacy, politics, and state government.

As a Republican media commentator, Ms. Hoffman can be seen on several New Jersey television and radio stations discussing state politics and public policy. She is regularly featured as a political strategist for media outlets such as NJTV, WWOR My9, News 12 New Jersey, and New Jersey 101.5.

Previously, Jeanette worked as Vice President of Government Affairs and Communications for the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ), representing more than 900 businesses across New Jersey, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small and mid-sized firms.   As the Association’s chief spokesperson and lobbyist, she promoted a pro-jobs and economic growth agenda to the media and policy leaders at the state and federal levels.

Jeanette is a former Executive Director and Communications Director of the New Jersey Republican State Committee, where she served as the Party’s primary media spokesperson throughout several campaign cycles, developing successful political and communications strategies for candidates at all levels of office.

Ms. Hoffman’s extensive campaign experience includes several statewide and legislative races, including former Congressman Bob Franks’ U.S. Senate and gubernatorial campaigns.  She began her career in state government working for Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and later worked for Assembly Speaker Jack Collins in the Assembly Republican Majority Office.

Jeanette earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from The College of New Jersey, where she currently serves as a member of the Alumni Executive Board. She currently resides in Flemington, and is active in local politics as a Hunterdon County Republican Committee woman.