As Senior Account Executive, Angela applies her extensive experience in public affairs, health care, statewide political campaigns, media relations and knowledge of state and federal government. She leads several projects for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and Pfizer including client engagement with members of Ohio’s Congressional delegation regarding access to medication and senior citizens’ issues. She maintains relationships with a wide variety of Ohio health professionals, medical associations and patient advocates for healthcare-based clients.
Currently, Angela leads account activities for Pfizer, including managing statewide coalitions that focus on vaccine advocacy and medication access. She works collaboratively with government relations professionals, mobilizing grassroots and third-party support for legislation and public policies and interacting with news reporters and editors. Angela also plans and manages large events including advocacy days at the state capitol.
Angela led the agency’s communications work that supported construction of the Rover Pipeline, assisting in all media relations/public affairs activities for Energy Transfer Partners and its natural gas pipeline that crosses large areas of Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Also in the energy arena, Angela led account work for the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program, providing media relations and event support.
Angela has assisted with media relations, coalition management and overall campaign strategy on several successful statewide issue campaigns including the Ohioans Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue in 2017, and in 2012 the Protect Your Vote Ohio campaign that soundly defeated a flawed redistricting constitutional amendment.
Prior to joining Lesic & Camper, Angela was the Operations Director for a niche finance firm that specialized in government guaranteed lending, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Small Business Administration. Her background as a project manager has enabled her to gain firsthand experience in a variety of fields, including local, state and federal government relations, higher education, health care, and finance.
Angela graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Political Science and served in the executive offices of former Ohio Governors Voinovich and Taft; former State Attorney General and State Auditor Betty D. Montgomery; and two Ohio State University presidents. In addition, she served as the patient and community relations manager for a rural healthcare system that included a variety of health-related entities including nursing homes, a cancer treatment center, durable medical sales and physician medical practices.