Andrew M. Rosenberg, J.D., is a partner and co-founder of Thorn Run Partners, a leading bipartisan Washington-based government affairs firm. He has 25 years of experience as a lobbyist, Capitol Hill staffer and health policy lawyer. Throughout his career, Mr. Rosenberg has counseled a wide range of corporations, trade associations and non-profits on strategic matters involving public policy. Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Rosenberg spent several years working on Capitol Hill. He served on the committee (Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) and personal staffs of Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D–MA). In the years since, Mr. Rosenberg established himself as a highly respected and effective Democratic lobbyist, focusing the majority of his practice in the area of health care and disability policy. Mr. Rosenberg has also counseled clients on tax, labor and clean energy related issues, and has advised numerous individuals who have been called to testify before congressional hearings. Mr. Rosenberg received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Russian Studies at Amherst College, and obtained his master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Planning, as well as his law degree, at the University of Virginia.
Billy Wynne, J.D., is the chairman of the Wynne Health Group, a national public interest health policy consulting firm providing strategic counsel and advocacy services to elite health care organizations, including Fortune 50 companies, marquee health systems, prominent foundations, and state governments. He is also executive director of the Public Option Institute, which analyzes implementation of public option programs and generates best practice recommendations. Prior to his private sector career, Mr. Wynne served as health policy counsel to the Senate Finance Committee, where he was a lead drafter of several health care laws and portions of the Committee’s “White Paper” series that laid the foundation for the Affordable Care Act. He has published several dozen articles and op-eds in Health Affairs and other platforms, often appears on cable news, and is frequently cited by the New York Times, Politico, and other publications for his analysis of health policy in the U.S. Mr. Wynne received his bachelor’s degree in Government from Dartmouth College and a law degree from the University of Virginia and serves on the boards of Operation Smile, Chinese Children Adoption International, and the Zen Center of Denver.
Sarah J. Dash, MPH, is the president and chief executive officer at the Alliance for Health Policy. She drives the mission and vision of the Alliance, as well as advances and maintains the reputation of the organization as the leading nonpartisan resource for policymakers and health leaders in an evolving health policy environment. Sarah joined the Alliance in 2014 as the vice president for policy and became president and CEO in May 2017. Sarah has long been an influential force in shaping health policy, having served as a senior aide on Capitol Hill and as a member of the research faculty at the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms. Sarah holds a master’s degree in public health from the Yale School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and literature from MIT. Sarah also holds an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University.