meet our team

John Richter, MPA

federal Legislative director

John is originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania and brings a dozen years of experience working on Capitol Hill for Members of Congress in the House and Senate as well as off the hill as head lobbyist and grassroots organizer for the American Nurses Association and WorldatWork, and as political campaign staff on presidential and congressional level campaigns. He knows federal and state lobbying and grassroots organizing tactics with his experience working in D.C. as well as in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. He has crafted and led national and state strategies to educate government on a range of issues, influence policies and worked directly with agencies and the Department of Defense to shape funding and programming. Previously, he served as a Legislative Assistant for Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham managing her Defense, homeland security, veterans, transportation and education issues. He was also a Legislative Aide for Senator Bob Casey and helped staff the Senator on the Senate HELP and Finance Committees, addressing health, veterans, technology, and science issues. He brings significant experience both on and off the hill to the G2G team and leads the team on federal legislative strategy.

Education & awards

  • Master of Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University
  • Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University
  • Guest lecturer on government systems for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences based at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center