Gina Powers
President of RYP Granite

Gina serves as President of RYP Granite Strategies and is the head of the firm’s Government Relations                practice group. Since joining Rath, Young and Pignatelli in 2006, Gina has provided strategic government and public affairs guidance to a number of clients with matters before the New Hampshire Legislative and Executive Branches. She has amassed a wide breadth of knowledge on procedural and policy issues during her time under the dome that allows her to effectively navigate the lawmaking process. Highly regarded and          respected by legislators, staff and agency members, Gina has become a trusted asset to both clients and the firm alike.

When not at the State House or in the office, Gina serves on the boards of Friends of Áine and the Mary Gale Foundation and has been a member of the New Hampshire Nonpublic School Advisory Council since 2017. She graduated from the inaugural cohort of the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits Hoffman-Hass Fellowship, was a member of the 2015 Class of Leadership New Hampshire and was named one of the Union Leader’s 40 Under 40 in 2016. A native of Rhode Island, Gina graduated cum laude from St. Anselm College with a B.A. in History.


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More About
  • St. Anselm College, B.A., cum laude, History, 2006
Representative Matters
  • Represented a statewide bipartisan non-profit in advocating for the successful passage of New Hampshire’s Paycheck Equity Act.
  • Assisted large national online health care information provider in establishing a web alert system to notify state and local governments of disease outbreaks, product safety advisories and emergency preparedness planning through the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Represented large national youth services non-profit and assisted in obtaining multi-year substance abuse intervention funding while establishing key legislative champions and monitoring crucial legislative proposals affecting sites around the state.
Awards and Recognitions
  • 40 Under Forty, New Hampshire Union Leader, 2016
Community Involvement
  • Member, Board of Directors, Moore Center Services (2011-Present)
  • Member, Gender Ambassador’s Panel, New Hampshire Women’s Initiative (2011-2014)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Mary Gale Foundation (2015-Present)
  • Volunteer, New Hampshire Home Health and Hospice, Merrimack (2010-Present)

Professional Activities

  • Member, Government Affairs Committee, Manchester Chamber of Commerce (2006-2012); (2015-Present)
  • Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, Class of 2014
  • Leadership New Hampshire, Class of 2015
  • Member, New Hampshire Nonpublic School Advisory Council, 2017-