Andy Rosenberg brings 20 years of experience as a lobbyist, Capitol Hill staffer and former congressional candidate to Thorn Run Partners, which he co-founded in 2010. Throughout his career, Mr. Rosenberg has counseled a wide range of corporations, trade associations and non-profits on strategic matters involving public policy.
Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Rosenberg spent several years working on Capitol Hill. He served on the committee (Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) and personal staffs of Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D–MA). In the years since, Mr. Rosenberg established himself as a highly respected and effective Democratic lobbyist, focusing the majority of his practice in the area of health care and disability policy. Mr. Rosenberg has also counseled clients on tax, labor and clean energy related issues, and has advised numerous individuals who have been called to testify before congressional hearings.
Mr. Rosenberg also has significant experience in the political arena. He was a co-founder and Senior Advisor to Draft Obama, the leading national pro-Obama grassroots organization prior to the Senator becoming a presidential candidate. Mr. Rosenberg was also an election law consultant to the Democratic National Committee, a surrogate for the Kerry-Edwards campaign on health care and Middle East policy issues, and was a regional coordinator for the DNC's Voter Protection Initiative in the pivotal Philadelphia suburban region during the 2004 presidential campaign. In 2004, Mr. Rosenberg made a spirited but unsuccessful run for Congress in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District.
Mr. Rosenberg received his bachelors of arts in History and Russian Studies at Amherst College, and obtained his masters degree in Urban and Environmental Planning, as well as his law degree, at the University of Virginia.
Mr. Rosenberg lives in Alexandria with his wife, Jenny, and children Kate and Max.