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Monica (Herr) Massaro

Director of Government Relations & Public Policy


University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2009

George Mason University, MPP, 2015

Presentations & Speaking Engagements

Monica Massaro is the Director of Government Relations & Public Policy at Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Ms. Massaro represents various health care clients at the legislative and executive branches of the federal government.  In addition to lobbying, her in-depth knowledge of Medicare payment allows her to provide expert advice on such areas as the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and how it impacts the future of Medicare payment.

Prior to joining HLB, Ms. Massaro spent six years working in government affairs at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), most recently serving as Manager of Congressional Affairs.  Ms. Massaro represented the association as a lead lobbyist charged with management and strategy of the policy priorities for the over 90,000 member organization before Congress and Federal Government Agencies.  During her time at APTA, Ms. Massaro handled a range of issues including Medicare Part A and B payment reform, health care workforce and education, small business, and rural health care.

In addition, Ms. Massaro has significant experience planning and carrying out grassroots and grasstops advocacy strategies and organizing successful Congressional fly-in days.  She also has key experience managing coalitions of stakeholders on various issues to identify and implement common policy goals.

Ms. Massaro earned her B.A. in Political Science and Urban Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and her Masters of Public Policy from George Mason University with a focus in health policy.

Professional Affiliations

  • Women in Government Relations
  • Association of Government Relations Professionals


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