Jennifer Mallard Forms New Health Care Practice at the Vogel Group…

Jennifer Mallard Forms New Health Care Practice at the Vogel Group…

Washington, DC, October 29, 2019 – The Vogel Group announced today that Jennifer Mallard, a leader in health care policy and advocacy with 20 years of policy, regulatory, and legislative experience, is joining the leading government affairs and global business advisory firm as Principal and Head of the firm’s Health Care Practice.  She comes to The Vogel Group after leading Mayo Clinic’s Washington, DC office for nearly a decade. “With Jennifer’s deep background and expertise in health care and business issues, The Vogel Group will continue to help clients manage risk, create strategic and forward focused advocacy solutions, and understand the future of health care better than ever,” said Alex Vogel, CEO of The Vogel Group. “In Washington and around the country, Jennifer is known as a health care thought leader who has the policy expertise, technical knowledge, judgment, and relationships to get things done.”

As the former Director of Federal Government Relations for Mayo Clinic, Jennifer managed and led the Washington DC office in policy development and provided strategic direction in advocacy for a worldrenowned medical business consisting of $12.5B in revenues and 60K employees. She executed the analysis, evaluation, and implementation of regulatory and legislative initiatives on behalf of Mayo Clinic.

Shirley Weis, retired Mayo Clinic Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer said, “Jennifer was an invaluable asset to Mayo Clinic and essential to its work with the Hill, Administration, CMS, FDA, and countless other agencies.  She is hard working, strategic, and has a deep understanding of the entire healthcare ecosystem.  Her expertise will greatly benefit The Vogel Group and their clients.”

Prior to joining Mayo Clinic in 2010, Mallard was the Senior Associate Director of the American Hospital Association from 2000 to 2010, where she developed and implemented a diverse federal advocacy agenda. She previously served as the chief health care policy advisor to Congressman Rick Lazio in his congressional office and volunteered in a similar capacity for his Senate campaign.  She started her vast health policy career as a health policy analyst at the National Conference of State Legislators.

Added Mallard, “I am honored to join Alex and the talented colleagues at The Vogel Group.  The Vogel Group has a plethora of experience and success in strategically guiding clients through a myriad of policy, legislative, and regulatory arenas.  I look forward to being part of the team and contributing to future successes.”

At The Vogel Group, Mallard joins a bipartisan team that includes Alex Vogel, former Chief Counsel to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), Bill McGinley, former Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary, Brian Johnson, former director of federal affairs at the American Petroleum Institute and a former staffer at Americans for Tax Reform, Samir Kapadia, one of the foremost advocates and policy minds in the trade and manufacturing worlds, Peggy Hudson, a former staffer to the late Senator Fritz Hollings (D-SC) and previous SVP of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and BP America in Washington, and Pam Covington, the former Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, as well as several veteran administration and Capitol Hill legislative staffers and analysts from both sides of the aisle.

The Vogel Group is nationally recognized as a top bipartisan lobbying and advisory firm serving companies, associations, and asset managers around the world. Our firm provides strategic counsel and government affairs support in managing, measuring, and capitalizing on government risk. We pride ourselves on our ability to fully understand our clients’ operations and business practices, which enables us to more effectively recommend policy solutions and advocate on their behalf.