Jean Cronin is the President of Hughes & Cronin Public Affairs Strategies, where she is responsible for developing and implementing legislative initiatives and strategies for the firm’s clients and directing a variety of trade and professional associations managed by the firm.
Having joined the firm in 1986 after serving as a communications strategist for the Senate Majority Office, Jean is well-versed in the politics and insights of the State Capitol. Her broad range of political and business knowledge enables her to perform in-depth issue analysis for her clients and formulate strategic planning initiatives for successful legislative outcomes. Her skills as a journalist and editor allow her to synthesize complex issues into concise messages for any situation.
Jean holds a B.A. in Communication Sciences from the University of Connecticut and a minor in Journalism and held positions in the financial and insurance sectors for Citicorp and Aetna prior to coming to the State Capitol.
She is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut and is a member of the Board of Directors for Ocean’s Way of Newport.