Josie Beets

Josie Beets

Senior Advisor, Office of Executive Councils

Josie is an attorney, government affairs professional, and strategic communications expert based in Washington, D.C. She currently serves as Senior Advisor for the Chief Financial Officers Council and President's Management Council, Office of Executive Councils. In this role, she works closely with leadership at the Office of Management and Budget and senior executives from the largest government agencies.

Josie has impacted public policy at the national and state level. At the Tennessee Bar Association, she led the policy team focused on the development of legislation to improve the legal profession. For her work, she was named one of Nashville Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Award Winners. 

Josie leads strategic planning and government relations for multiple non-profits, building relationships with government-wide senior staff and c-suite business leaders. In a volunteer capacity, Josie serves on the board of the Military Spouse JD Network (MSJDN), a special interest bar association and non-profit representing over 1,000 attorneys dedicated to supporting our military community. Josie was the founding director of Justice for Military Families, a pro bono project from MSJDN dedicated to serving the legal interests of the families of our fallen service members. 

Josie also serves on the Board of Trustees of United Through Reading. United Through Reading’s mission is to unite military families facing physical separation by facilitating the bonding experience of reading aloud together.

Josie is a proud graduate of Sweet Briar College and Brooklyn Law School. While in law school, she was recognized for her public interest work, including an award for her criminal justice work in post-Katrina New Orleans, which landed her in People Magazine.