Jennifer A. Hemingway became the Acting Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate on January 7, 2021. Ms. Hemingway most recently served as Deputy Sergeant at Arms. She has chosen public service for more than two decades.
During the 115th Congress, Ms. Hemingway served as Director of House Operations for Speaker Paul D. Ryan. Prior to joining the Office of the Speaker, she served for nine years on the professional staff of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, including as Staff Director. Ms. Hemingway served for eight years on the professional staff of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Early in her career, she served as Associate Director for Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation and Chief of Staff to Congressman Joe Scarborough. As Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for the BlueCross BlueShield Association, she gained private sector experience.
Ms. Hemingway earned a B.S. in Economics and B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida and an M.P.A. from The George Washington University.