LaToya Sheals is a Government Relations Consultant in Becker’s Government and Lobbying Practice. Ms. Sheals has extensive experience in investigating and analyzing legislation and developing public policy on an array of issues such as Healthcare, Education, Transportation, Economic Development, Taxes and Judicial matters within the State of Florida, Michigan, and Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Becker, Ms. Sheals was a Legislative Aide to Florida Senator Victor Torres, who represents the 15th district, encompassing Osceola County and Southern Orange County. She was also the Chief of Staff for Former State Senator Daphne Campbell, who represented the 38th district of Miami-Dade County where she helped secure $3 million in local funding for the 2018-2019 Legislative Session. In both positions, Ms. Sheals was responsible for assisting and assembling information to draft legislation, press releases, speeches, special reports and legislative updates. She advised both members on policy related decisions as well as attended meetings, performed presentations, and maintained the annual budget for operations of offices, outreach and legislative services.