Joe Grogan is a healthcare expert with a unique blend of private sector and government experience spanning over two decades in the Washington, D.C. healthcare arena. Joe is a trained lawyer who began his healthcare career as Executive Director of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS in the Administration of George W. Bush. He went on to serve as Special Assistant to Commissioner Andy Von Eschenbach at the Food and Drug Administration. In the private sector, he worked as an advisor to Wall Street and private equity investors before working for Amgen, Inc. He went on to Gilead Sciences, Inc., founding their Washington, DC office and leading Federal efforts during the three most successful drug launches in history. He capped his governmental service by serving at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as Associate Director of Health Programs, clearing every major regulation and guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, drafting the health sections of three Presidential Budgets and managing over $1.3 trillion in health care spending. He went on to the West Wing, serving as Domestic Policy Advisor, taking the lead on health care policy development and serving as one of the original members of the President's Covid Task Force. He created Fire Arrow to help innovators navigate the pitfalls of Washington, DC and deliver their products and services to those who need them.
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