Mass Association of Health Underwriters welcomes new legislative lobbyistBartley Brings a Diverse Background of Public and Private Sector Experience to New Role as MassAHU Government Relations Consultant on Beacon Hill
Boston – The Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters (MassAHU) today announced the appointment of John C. (Jack) Bartley, of Beacon Hill Consulting Group (BHCG) as Legislative Lobbyist for MassAHU. Jack brings decades of public and private sector experience to the role.
Bartley is the founder of Beacon Hill Consulting Group and served in the House of Representatives from 1987-1991 where he was an active member of the Health Care, Government Regulations, Criminal Justice, and Energy Committees.
Prior to elected office, Bartley was a consumer mediator in the Office of the Attorney General and later became Legal Counsel to the Speaker of the House as well as Legal Counsel to the Committee on Government Regulations.
A Voice On Beacon Hill
“We are thrilled to have Jack working with our organization in this capacity,” said Chris Powers, president of the MassAHU Board of Directors. “One of the most valuable activities we provide to our members is a voice on Beacon Hill. We have already started working with Jack on MassAHU”s priorities for 2019 and beyond, and we are looking forward to great progress this year.”
Bartley currently represents state, regional, and national clients across a variety of areas including health care, behavioral health, transportation, energy and construction. Bartley has established strong relationships with House and Senate leadership and is also a proud member of Governor Baker’s Finance Committee.
The Massachusetts Association of Health Underwriters (MassAHU) is the state chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) representing health insurance professionals, brokers and consultants who provide health and ancillary insurances for millions of Americans and advocate on behalf of consumers and employers. MassAHU embraces collaboration to increase access to high quality, affordable health care through the private insurance markets and in empowering consumers by promoting total transparency of price and quality care.