Alex DelPizzo brings significant experience in developing, managing and executing government relations strategies to Thorn Run Partners. A seasoned practitioner who is respected on both sides of the political aisle, Mr. DelPizzo focuses his representation on serving corporations, national associations, non-profits and local governments in a variety of areas including healthcare, transportation, financial services, clean energy and telecommunications.
As a highly regarded staff person for six years on Capitol Hill, Mr. DelPizzo worked for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee under the auspices of legendary Chairman Bud Shuster (R-PA). Mr. DelPizzo later served as Legislative Director for Congressman Mike Ferguson (R-NJ), a former member of the Energy & Commerce Committee. During his tenure on the Hill, Mr. DelPizzo’s portfolio included healthcare, transportation, energy, telecommunications, appropriations and financial services issues. As Congressional staff, Mr. DelPizzo worked directly on passage of the landmark Air-21 legislation, the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA), the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Energy Policy Act of 2003.
Prior to joining Thorn Run Partners in June 2012, Mr. DelPizzo spent eight years at another government relations firm, Winning Strategies Washington, where he was a Partner. During this time, Mr. DelPizzo led that firm’s healthcare practice and also represented clients on telecommunications, transportation, tax and insurance issues.
Mr. DelPizzo graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Villanova University in Villanova, PA.
Mr. DelPizzo lives in Virginia with his wife, Michele, and their three children.