Carrie Goodyear Hillman
Carrie Hillman brings nearly a decade of government experience to Milliron Goodman. Her experience has come during a period of great transition within the General Assembly and she has a working history with the current members of the General Assembly. At the beginning of her career, Carrie was an intern with then Speaker of the House, Dennis M. O’Brien, where she assisted with special projects, press releases, special events, and foreign delegation visits. Upon her college graduation, Carrie was offered a position as a legislative assistant to Representative Dan Deasy in the House Democratic Caucus where she managed constituent services as well as the Representative’s schedule.
Carrie was quickly promoted to the position of research analyst to House Democratic Leadership and the Allegheny County Delegation Chair. During her time with the delegation, Carrie worked on issues specific to Allegheny County including the local share of table games revenue. Carrie drafted legislation, amendments, crafted talking points and floor speeches for Representatives on a diverse list of issues.
In 2013, Carrie left the House Democratic Caucus to pursue opportunities in the private sector including government relations. In her role, Carrie analyzed complex legislation, amendments, and policy for different issues including health care, insurance, transportation and gaming. In her most recent position, Carrie served as both the communications and government relations director for the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF). During her time there, Carrie advocated on behalf of APSCUF members to promote public higher education and workers’ rights, managed the political action committee, and executed the annual lobby day. She also built and maintained excellent relationships with lawmakers that were sustained through APSCUF’s grassroots advocacy.
Carrie holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. In her spare time, Carrie enjoys knitting, reading, and being with friends. She resides in Lower Paxton Township with her husband, Mike, and their Jack Russell Terrier, Beaker.