Research Outline

Lobbying Firms in Health, in Sacramento


To provide a list of lobbying firms in Sacramento that work with health-related organisations that will be used for marketing a recently built health-related tool.

Early Findings

Sample of Lobbying Firms in Sacramento Working with Health Organizations

The Lobbying Directory 2019~2020, provides details of people, organizations, and firms that have registered with the California Secretary of State’s office to lobby the Legislature and administrative branches of state government. From this, some of the main lobbying firms in Sacramento for health-related organizations include:

1 Capitol Mall, Suite 800, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 444-3568
Contact person: Robert Achermann, Chief Financial Officer
Lobbyists: Robert J. Achermann; David N. Butler 
Clients include: California Association of Medical Product Suppliers, California Society of Pathologists CDI Quality Institute, and Center for Diagnostic Imaging

1201 K Street, Suite 750, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 444-3116
Contact person: Tammy Sandoval, Manager
Lobbyists: Felipe Fuentes; Bret Gladfelty
Clients include: Fresenius Medical Care North America, and Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America 

1415 L Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 448-3075
Contact person: Marc A. Aprea, Principal
Lobbyists: Marc A. Aprea; Michael R. Daft; Chris M. Micheli
Clients include: California Ambulance Association

1121 L Street, Suite 408, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 341-0808
Contact person: Dominic Di Mare, Partner
Lobbyists: Amy L. Brown; Kim Craig; Dominic F. Di Mare; Jonathan Feldman; Max Perry
Clients include: 911 Ambulance Provider's Medi-Cal Alliance and California Ambulance Association

1127 11th Street, Suite 820, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 446-2646
Contact person: Michael J. Arnold, President;
Lobbyists: Michael J. Arnold; Kristian E. Foy (
Clients include: California Clinical Laboratory Association, California Dialysis Council, Fresenius Medical Care North America, Millennium Health, and River City Medical Group, Inc.

1201 K Street, Suite 920, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 444-7464
Contact person: Catherine H. Gilson, Principal
Lobbyists: Silvio J. Ferrari; Jared Ficker; Catherine H. Gilson Jason Kinney; Dustin Moore; W. Chris Mowrer Kevin Schmidt; Jeffrey Theimer; Erin Weber
Clients include: Acadia Healthcare Company Inc, and Fresenius Medical Care North America

1301 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 273-1229
Contact person: Matt Back, President
Lobbyists: Matt Back
Clients include: Edwards Lifesciences, Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Of California, and Purdue Pharma LP Society for Pediatric Urology

1127 11th Street, Suite 806, Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 327-7540
Contact person: Betsy Armstrong, Senior Policy Analyst
Lobbyists: Betsy Armstrong
Clients include: County Health Executives Association Of California (CHEAC) and Emergency Medical Services Administrators' Association of California (EMSAAC)

Summary of Findings

  • In this first hour of research we were able to find a trusted directory for lobbyists, and lobbying firms and organizations in California. The directory provides a specific section for lobbying firms, and we were able to provide 8 firms based in Sacramento that are working with health-related organizations. For each, we have provided the firm/organization name, website, contacts (primarily telephone, as most of the firms do not provide an email contact), and a sample of clients to show that the firm works with health-related organizations.
  • We propose to continue with the research as below: