Ariel Gonzalez, Jennifer Bell recognized by The Hill as Top Lobbyists for 2021.
The National Institute for Lobbying and Ethics named Ariel Gonzalez as one of the Top Lobbyists for 2021. This merit-based distinction spotlights professionals that showed significant success in 2021, took an innovative approach to their field, and demonstrated commitment to give back to their community and profession, as well as adherence to the highest ethical standards. The list is comprised of lobbyists, PAC managers, and grassroots professionals that have been nominated by their colleagues, Congressional staff, or clients for their outstanding work.
The Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance (MMHLA) has named Ariel Gonzalez, principal, to their Board of Directors. MMHLA is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the mental health of childbearing people in the United States by advocating for mental health during pregnancy and the year following pregnancy with a focus on federal legislation, and by sharing information about these conditions with others in the fields of maternal-child healthcare and mental health. In his role, Ariel will provide leadership to MMHLA as they raise awareness about maternal mental health (MHH) conditions, reducing their stigma and improving health outcomes for mothers and babies. He will draw upon his experience in the mental health and maternal health arenas from his past leadership with the American Psychiatric Association and the March of Dimes.
Bloomberg Government recognizes Chamber Hill Strategies as a top-performing lobbying firm out of 2,095 registered lobbying firms in 2020.
Jennifer Bell, founding partner, provided political context for and strategic insights into “The Biden Administration, the 117 Congress, and What We Might See in Healthcare” at the Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting.
Check out the latest video interview from the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys’ Federal Advocacy Committee co-chairs with Jennifer Bell of Chamber Hill Strategies and NAELA’s Director of Advocacy, David M. Goldfarb, on what members can expect inside the beltway in 2021; how NAELA navigated advocacy during the COVID-19 crisis; and more!
In part two of A&M Healthcare Industry Group’s podcast series, Jennifer Bell, Founding Partner of Chamber Hill Strategies and Dr. David Shulkin, Ninth Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, continued their discussion with Peter Urbanowicz, A&M’s Healthcare Industry Group Co-Head, on the Biden Administration’s impact on healthcare policy by focusing on President Biden’s campaign promises for healthcare and how and when they may come to fruition. They also discussed the important issue of prescription drug pricing reform and how we can anticipate the Biden Administration and Congress may deal with the issue.
A&M’s Healthcare Industry Group Co-Head, Peter Urbanowicz, is joined by Dr. David Shulkin, Ninth Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Jennifer Bell, Founding Partner of Chamber Hill Strategies, as they discussed and share perspectives on what the Healthcare landscape and future look like under the Biden Administration.
In part one, Dr. Shulkin and Ms. Bell discussed the role of the cabinet secretary and how the White House and cabinet agencies shape healthcare policy. They also discussed the latest $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill and how the bill will affect the ACA Exchanges and Medicaid. And, with Democrats holding the Presidency and both Houses of Congress right now, our experts also weigh in on what the future of federal healthcare policy looks like over the next four years.
Chamber Hill Strategies has hired Deema Tarazi as a senior associate. She was previously a lobbyist for March of Dimes and plans to register to lobby in her new role as well, according to the firm.
Jennifer Bell, founding partner, previewed what 2021 looks like for drug pricing, 340B, and oncology care at the annual meeting of the Association of Cancer Executives.
Ariel Gonzalez is joining Chamber Hill Strategies as a principal. He most recently was head of government affairs for March of Dimes, and is an AARP alum.