HCM Strategists Welcomes Bobby Clark to the Staff as a Principal

By Mac Walker -

Washington, D.C. – HCM Strategists, one of the nation’s leading advocacy and public policy firms, today announced that Bobby Clark will be joining the staff full-time as a principal. Bobby is a renowned expert on a number of health policy issues, including the regulation of food, drugs, and medical devices, as well as biomedical research and development, health insurance reform, health care financing, and delivery system reform. As a principal for the HCM team, Bobby will continue his role in advising organizations and executives on the health policy landscape and helping them navigate shifting trends in the U.S. health marketplace. Bobby will also pilot a new public sector management practice as part of his role at HCM.

“I’m excited to be joining the team of accomplished and dedicated professionals at HCM Strategists,” said Bobby Clark. “I have had the privilege to collaborate with HCM for the past two years and I know how committed they are to advancing the health and education of all Americans. Improving access to safe, quality and affordable healthcare has defined my professional career. HCM is the perfect place for me to continue that work with clients who are equally committed to the cause.”

“I have been privileged to work alongside Bobby in many capacities over the years and I am thrilled to have him join us as an HCM principal,” said Michael Manganiello, partner at HCM Strategists. “Bobby’s work with Secretary Burwell as a Counselor at HHS coupled with his time on the Energy and Commerce Committee under Mr. Pallone gives him a depth of experience that is unrivaled, making him one of the nation’s top experts in U.S. health policy and an invaluable asset for HCM. I look forward to Bobby continuing all of his amazing work as a principal and I know our clients will benefit enormously from his expertise.”

Bobby Clark is a recognized leader on U.S. health policy whose extensive career includes serving as a counselor to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) during the Obama Administration where he advised Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell on policy and regulatory matters related to public health and science. Prior to joining HHS, Bobby worked at PwC’s Health Research Institute, where he led the Institute’s analysis of regulatory and policy initiatives impacting the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. He also served as a senior staff member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health and for Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. of New Jersey. He continues to be an opinion contributor on health policy issues for the Morning Consult, The Hill and STAT News.

Bobby graduated in 2002 with high honors from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey at New Brunswick with a dual degree in political science and sociology. He earned a master’s of public policy degree from Georgetown University in 2006, where he specialized in health care policy and studied international management at Oxford University’s Trinity College.

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