Letitia White, a Founding Partner at Innovative Federal Strategies (IFS), brings 22 years of federal service to the firm, having served in key roles in the House of Representatives. Her extensive experience spans both the House and the Senate, providing her with unique insights into the federal legislative process. Letitia has cultivated relationships with Members of Congress, their staff, and the professional staff on various Congressional Committees.

Letitia advocates for major corporations, smaller high-technology firms, and non-profit organizations. Her representation extends to municipalities and local governmental agencies. Passionate about mentoring small businesses, Letitia not only champions their interests but also facilitates networking to foster synergy on shared objectives.

Letitia specializes in aerospace, commercial and military aviation, as well as remotely operated aircraft systems and sensors. Her expertise also encompasses domestic issues, where she collaborates closely with cities, counties, and water districts on various requirements, including flood control, water conservation, transportation, economic development, healthcare, and welfare programs. Her extensive work enhances IFS’s ability to offer a diverse range of services to clients across multiple government departments and agencies.

Beginning her congressional career with the late Senator John Heinz (D-PA), Letitia spent many years working for the late Congressman Jerry Lewis (R-CA), former Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. In Congressman Lewis’ office, she served in various roles, and during his time in leadership, Letitia served as his Senior Policy Advisor for the House Republican Conference.

While serving on staff for Mr. Lewis, Letitia’s appropriations work involved being the primary staff for issues in the Defense, Legislative Branch, Transportation, Energy and Water, and Interior appropriations bills. When Mr. Lewis served as Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, she served as his Appropriations Associate. Her responsibilities included daily interaction with 10 subcommittee staff members, forging enduring relationships with congressional staff, and contributing to effective collaboration with key committees.

Known for her bipartisan relationships, Letitia has garnered recognition in Defense News’ 100 Most Influential People in U.S. Defense. Her client’s success was featured as a top lobbying victory by The Hill, which also named her among the top eight Defense lobbyists in Washington, DC. National Journal and the First Street Research Group have acknowledged Letitia White as one of the 30 most powerful lobbyists in Washington. Beyond her professional achievements, Letitia serves on the Board of Directors for the Congressional Federal Credit Union and Pets for Patriots. A graduate of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, she also attended Richmond University in London, England.