Barrett Thornhill is Executive Director of the Alliance and Principal at the McManus Group where he advises life sciences and provider on legislative issues before the U.S. Congress and on regulatory matters before the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Barrett’s healthcare focus includes developing thematic and product-specific strategies in the arenas of chronic and infectious diseases, oncology, niche and orphan therapeutics as well as physician-directed business models and market management. In his prior roles, he served on Capitol Hill as a healthcare advisor to several Members of Congress to start his career and later worked at BIO, Foley Hoag, LLP and the East End Group. He received his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and JD at The Georgetown University Law center. He is a licensed attorney and lives in Virginia.