Governer Affairs Director
Cindy DiFranco is a skilled government relations pro who joined Principle Advantage Government Relations Group, LLC, a Hampton Roads-based public relations and government relations firm, in 2020.
With over ten years of experience in the Virginia General Assembly, Cindy brings a diverse field of expertise to legislative monitoring and government affairs. Cindy is adept at engaging legislators, lobbyists and community stakeholders to advance legislative initiatives and issue advocacy campaigns. She has spearheaded policy and grassroots mobilization efforts across a broad range of topics including flooding, gaming, healthcare and transportation. Prior to joining Principle Advantage, Cindy served as the Chief of Staff to a senior member of the House of Delegates. Cindy was also the Director of Political Services for a K Street public relations firm in Washington D.C. where she executed large scale voter contact programs for federal candidates and issue advocacy campaigns for Fortune 500 companies before relocating to the Hampton Roads region.
Cindy is passionate about mentoring and supporting youth and has served on the Board of Champions for Children to Prevent Child Abuse in Hampton Roads.