Amber Barnes

Senior Vice President, State Government Relations

Columbia, SC

+1 803 251 2314


Amber is a senior vice president of state government relations, assisting clients with traditional advocacy, lobbying and government relations services in matters before the South Carolina General Assembly and regulatory agencies. In addition, she works with clients on association management services. Amber focuses her efforts on managing the programs, events, communications, membership and other association management services of multiple trade and business associations. She has experience working with clients across industry sectors, including education, financial services and healthcare.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Amber served as the director of government relations for the South Carolina Bankers Association. In that capacity, she was responsible for coordinating the organization’s lobbying and legislative efforts at the state and federal level. Amber is also a former intern of the Hodges Consulting Group, which was headed by former South Carolina governor and MWC president Jim Hodges.


Executive and Legislative Affairs

Amber Barnes