An experienced lobbyist, Bridget McAuliffe is at her best when challenged with finding solutions where a traditional approach to problem-solving has not succeeded. She is appreciated for her skill in negotiating outcomes that focus on the realization of each client’s distinct objectives.
Bridget serves as a lobbyist before the Ohio General Assembly and Ohio executive agencies. Bridget offers particular experience in healthcare policy representing healthcare providers, including hospitals, long-term care support services, children and adult behavioral and mental health, developmental disability, pharmacy, rehabilitation, wellness and prevention.
In addition, she has deep experience in workforce, energy and natural resources, public utilities, transportation and public safety matters. She also focuses on projects that she feels most passionate about, including homelessness and suicide prevention.
Bridget assists a wide array of clients with legislative strategies, including biennium budget and capital budget requests, bill analysis, issue management, grassroots strategies, political action committees (PAC), and government procurement. Notably, Bridget is valued by clients and colleagues for her unwavering passion, integrity and credibility when it comes to pursuing client policy initiatives.
She is also appreciated for her perseverance, creativity and ability to establish productive communication channels between even the most disparate parties, as well as for making smart choices under pressure.
Bridget strives to advise clients on the best course of action to achieve their goals based on a thorough analysis of the political and policy climate. She is committed to devising talking points and arguments that are both logical and easy to understand, and that support her client’s end game.
Professional and Community Involvement
Former board member, A Kid Again, 2015-2017
Board member, Ohio Lobbying Association (OLA)
Chair, Ohio Federation of Republican Women (OFRW) Health Care Committee
Member and former president and vice president of membership, American Marketing Association Columbus chapter
Member, Ohio Lobbying Association
Supporter who established Foundation Fighting Blindness Columbus Chapter
Secretary and Development Committee member, Prevent Blindness Ohio
Graduate, Leadership Columbus, 2015
2013 graduate and former board member, JoAnn Davidson Leadership Institute