Joyce has served ten years in the government sector, both federal and state, with experience in Congressman James C. Gardner's office, Office of Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr., the Commerce Department and the Revenue Department. She was the Chief of Staff for Lt. Governor James C. Gardner after his election in 1988 with responsibility for staff direction, research and policy, and legislative issues.
As Assistant Secretary for Administrative Services at the Department of Revenue, Joyce managed five divisions and oversaw the agency reorganization, occupancy preparations and move to the new Revenue Building.
After her state government service, Joyce began her 20 year career of lobbying and consulting with Roger Bone and Associates. After a 3 year association, in 1997, she began JP Associates representing clients with business, education and health care interests.
Joyce is a current member of the North Carolina Professional Lobbyist Association and served several terms on its Board of Directors. She is a past board member of the North Carolina Center for Public Policy.
Joyce is President of JP Associates, an independent Government Relations firm.
ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.
North Carolina Association of Community College Trustees
North Carolina Association of Health Plans
NC Association Long Term Care Facilities
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Chem-Nuclear Systems, Inc.
Citizens for Quality Healthcare, Inc
Commonwealth Brands Incorporated
Education: Everybody's Business Coalition
Firemens Association, NC
Lilly USA LLC, a wholly-owned Subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company
Mid Atlantic Medical Services, Inc.
NC American College of Nurse Midwives
NC Pork Producers Association
North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission
Viva Life, LLC
Securities Industry Association
SONA MedSpa International
Sprint Mid-Atlantic Telecom, Inc.
Strawbridge Studios, Inc.