President, JTO Public Affairs
Jeff is Founder and President of JTO Public Affairs, a healthcare consultancy based in Washington, DC. He services Fortune 500 and trade association clients across the healthcare spectrum. In that capacity, he assists in coalition management, message development and implementation of strategic programs to help his clients meet their legislative goals in DC and beyond.
Jeff brings over 20 years’ grassroots/public affairs experience to the table. Previously, he was Managing Director and Partner at SevenTwenty Strategies, a Washington, DC-based public relations & public affairs firm. Additionally, Jeff served as Deputy Vice President of the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers (PhRMA) where he oversaw operations for the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) the nation’s largest clearinghouse to match patients in need to pharmaceutical assistance programs. He also worked at The Direct Impact Company, the nation’s leading grassroots/public affairs firm where he served as Senior Vice President in charge of some of the company’s most challenging public affairs clients. In the early 90’s, he served as Deputy Director of Field Operations for U.S. Term Limits developing plans and running ballot initiatives to limit the terms of state and federal legislators.
Jeff has political/local contacts in every state and congressional district in the United States at both ends of the political spectrum and has run campaigns on a wide array of topics.