A two-time graduate of the George Washington University, Joe has spent the last twenty years in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill and in a variety of government relations roles. Joe joined NACHC in January 2021 as Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Research from Cigna. Prior to this he was in senior positions with two offices in the federal Connecticut delegation. Joe began his work on behalf of the people of Connecticut in 2010 when he joined then Representative Chris Murphy in 2010 as his Legislative Director. In 2012, when Congressman Murphy was elected to the Senate, Joe transitioned to being his Senior Policy Advisor. In that role, Joe oversaw all aspects of health policy and was the point person for Sen. Murphy’s Mental Health Reform Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in December 2016.