Libby Mullin

President, Mullin Strategies

Libby Mullin graduated from Lawrence University in 1990 with a B.A. in political science. After eight years of legislative experience on Capitol Hill, Libby opened her own health care consulting practice in 1999.

Prior to Mullin Strategies, Libby worked as a health policy advisor, legislative director and Chief of Staff for several members of the U.S. House of Representatives who served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Libby is the recipient of the National Children’s Hospital Award for Advocacy, the President Award for Leadership in Women’s Health from the Interstitial Cystitis Association and a policy leader of the year from the Cancer Support Community’s Policy Institute.

Over the last 20 years, Libby has consulted with health care organizations to help build and advance their policy and programmatic objectives. Libby works closely with clients to identify and commit to realistic policy priorities, form new partnerships, strengthen existing relationships and strategically advance a policy agenda consistent with the organization’s mission. Libby has extensive experience leading policy and advocacy workshops, running disease specific coalitions, organizing Congressional briefings and orchestrating visits with elected officials and regulators on behalf of clients. Most importantly, Libby helps organizations leverage their policy work strategically, in a manner that not only advances organizational goals but also attracts funder support. Highlights of Libby’s legislative successes include drafting and negotiating the inclusion of multiple provisions in a range of major health care laws the Affordable Care Act, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and multiple FDA reauthorization bills. Libby also works closely with her clients to navigate an increasing complex regulatory system to ensure appropriate input, oversight and communications with the agencies are consistent with the organization’s interests.

A native Washingtonian, Libby lives with her husband and three children in Chevy Chase, Md. Libby is a competitive triathlete, serves on the advisory board of the U.S. Soccer Foundation and coaches soccer at the Washington School for Girls.