Maddy joined River Crossing Strategy Group in 2019 after serving as Policy Advisor to Governor Phil Murphy. While serving in the Murphy Administration, Maddy focused on energy, environment, and agriculture issues. She brings extensive experience working with an array of individuals and entities, developing solutions to complex policy challenges. Maddy's experience working alongside members in the executive branch, with legislative leaders, and with external stakeholders have set her up for success in her role with RCGS.
Maddy also worked in a government relations role for New Jersey's largest environmental nonprofit, where she managed a multi-state coalition of non-governmental organizations and led federal advocacy efforts, including authorizing and securing funding for a new conservation program. Additionally, Maddy served in the office of an U.S. Representative, worked for a small firm representing local governments with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects, and spent four years at The College of New Jersey managing coalitions focused on criminal justice and recidivism in Trenton.
Maddy was raised in Bergen County and attended The College of New Jersey for her undergraduate education, where her passion for government, politics, and public service was translated into real-life experiences. During her studies, Maddy served as an intern to then-Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman and joined her staff as a Legislative Research Aide upon graduation.
Maddy is also a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Masters in Public Administration. She lives in Lambertville, NJ with her husband and two dogs, and is proud to serve on the City's Zoning Board of Adjustment. Maddy loves hiking along the Delaware Raritan canal path and enjoying time with friends and family.