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Laura Matos

Laura Matos


Laura Matos is a seasoned Democratic political strategist with an extensive career in political campaigns, government, and public affairs.

Laura is a Managing Director and the General Manager of Kivvit’s New Jersey office. She works across multiple client teams firmwide, specializing in labor, coalition management and higher education. She maintains an in-depth understanding of government processes and their intersections with the private sector, along with the workings of campaigns and managing large-scale coalitions.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Laura served on staff with three New Jersey governors in positions ranging from deputy director of scheduling to director of operations. While serving in state government, she was responsible for coordinating and overseeing a vast array of public policies across all state departments. Laura also served as director of business development and communications at a top New Jersey law firm.

In 2016, Laura took a leave of absence from Kivvit to serve as New Jersey Political Director for Hillary Clinton’s successful primary campaign and served as an at-large delegate at the 2016 and 2020 Democratic National Conventions.

Laura has also served on numerous boards for Governor Phil Murphy, including the 2017 Transportation and Infrastructure Transition Advisory Committee, the Governor’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council and, at the request of Cong. Frank Pallone, on the New Jersey Complete Count Commission.

Laura serves as Chair of the New Jersey Pinelands Commission, as well as on the Board of Latina Civic Action and as President of the Board of Latina Civic PAC. Laura previously served on the board of PlanSmartNJ.

Laura attended Rutgers University and lives in Belmar, NJ.