Liz Powell, ESQ., MPH

Founder & President

Liz is originally from the Boston, MA area and has over two decades of experience from working on health, defense, high-tech and economic development issues in Congress and as an attorney and lobbyist. She started G2G in 2007 and manages government relationships and operations in our Washington, D.C. and Ohio offices. Previously, Liz served as the Legislative Director for Congressman Jim Langevin (RI) and Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald (CA) in Washington, D.C., campaign staff for Congressional and presidential campaigns, Public Affairs Manager and lobbyist for a national association called NAADAC, the President of a women’s networking organization called WIN, and the Policy Analyst for the UK Parliament on the Health Committee. As Legislative Director, Liz managed all funding requests in the annual appropriations and National Defense Authorization Act legislative drafting process for the Member. She also staffed the House Armed Services Committee and Small Business Committee work, ran the Congressional Women’s Caucus and launched the Congressional Disabilities Caucus. She has crafted legislation and campaigns to move bills through the process to enactment; built coalitions; ran a PAC (political action committee); and organized media events. Liz co-founded the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s D.C. Alumni Chapter, serves on its Alumni Giving Committee, and is in the Colgate President’s Club. Liz loves government affairs and brings enthusiasm, connections and significant legal, policy and grassroots know-how to all clients.

Education
Master of Public Health
Harvard University
Juris Doctorate
George Washington University
Bachelor of Arts
Colgate University
Konosioni Honor Society
awards
Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
Washington, D.C., 2015
Inside Business - One to Watch
Cleveland, OH, 2008
Young Woman of Achievement Award
Washington, D.C., 1998
publications
Published law review author on the FDA regulatory process, Gaming the Hatch-Waxman System
Notre Dame Journal of Legislation, 2002