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In our view, success is the only option - our clients have too much at stake. We help our clients achieve success through superior strategic counsel, powerful and effective campaigns, flawless execution, and unparalleled client service. We set our standards higher than any other organization to ensure we bring the creativity, intelligence, implementation, and commitment to excellence that are paramount to winning.

We provide the highest level of individualized service based on a commitment to integrity and ethical conduct as well as achieving outcomes that improve the bottom-line. The principals in our firm maintain an exceptional network of personal relationships with lawmakers and their staffs, coupled with strategic experience in influencing federal policy and legislation.

T.J. Petrizzo
President and CEO
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Megan (Perez) Burke
Vice President

Megan (Perez) Burke has nearly a decade of experience on Capitol Hill, culminating with several years as a senior House leadership aide. She joined The Petrizzo Group from the House Republican Conference and Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington where she worked closely with the House Energy and Commerce Committee and House Ways and Means Committee to advance policies critical to a range of stakeholders in the healthcare industry. With a keen understanding of congressional procedure, the intricate healthcare landscape, and an ever-changing political environment, she is known for successfully leading and coordinating legislative efforts over the finish line to deliver results for clients.

She began her career on Capitol Hill with Representative Barletta of Pennsylvania working on health care, education, labor, defense, veterans, and his work on the House Education and the Workforce Committee. Megan then went on to be the Health Policy Advisor and Legislative Director for Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers where she worked extensively on issues related to the pharmaceutical supply chain, medical device manufacturing, and graduate medical education. Notably, Megan led the bipartisan effort for the reauthorization of our nation's Teaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education Program securing a two year reauthorization and 100 percent increase in funding for the program to train our next generation of doctors. She also spearheaded a successful effort to include two crucial improvements to the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ensuring individuals with disabilities can lead fulfilling, independent lives.

A Florida native, Megan graduated from the University of South Florida, and now resides in Arlington, Virginia. She currently serves on the Executive Board of the National Down Syndrome Society, an American organization that offers support to people with Down syndrome, their families, friends, teachers, and coworkers, and educates the general public about Down syndrome.

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Bess Hughes
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