Ashley Godwin, formerly senior defense and government affairs adviser for the Shipbuilders Council of America, has joinedÂ Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) asÂ director of federal policy.
HIIÂ said WednesdayÂ she will help develop the company’sÂ legislative and federal policy priorities inÂ support of future shipbuilding campaigns and initiatives supported by the technical solutions division.
GodwinÂ will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and report toÂ Jay Donnelly, vice president of program integration and assessment.
SheÂ previously worked at Northrop GrummanÂ (NYSE: NOC) as director of government and customer relations.
Her two-decade professionalÂ career in Washington also includes timeÂ as deputy chief financial officer of the Department of the Navy;Â deputy associate director of presidential personnel in the White House; and aÂ professional staff member of the House Armed Services Committee.