Brad asks questions and listens closely to the answers. He wants to know he’s got the full story before he arrives at a recommendation. It’s the reason he joined the public affairs team of SIGNAL, providing strategic counsel to our healthcare clients. From the Affordable Care Act, public health policy, health care financing, and emerging health technologies, Brad works to help clients develop and implement the right strategies for the best outcomes. He helps his clients understand what’s happening in Washington and how it might have a significant impact on their businesses.
Brad’s earned his stripes as White House Liaison for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) where he was responsible for the department’s political appointees, and served as an advisor to the Secretary and senior leaders. His departmental leadership on a variety of issues required collaboration across the agency, the White House, and with governmental partners.
While Chief of Staff and Policy Advisor to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS from 2010 to 2013, Brad played a leading role in the office’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act, by engaging with state and local public health leaders and advising the Office of the Surgeon General on policy and strategy.
Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Brad served as a policy advisor in the office of then-Senator Barack Obama (D-IL), and as a policy advisor to the Ranking Member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI). Brad started his Capitol Hill career in the office of then-Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD).