Julie Pawelczyk joins The Conafay Group


March 1, 2016

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Newest Vice President will enhance firm’s expertise in CDMRP funding and policy

Washington, D.C.: Stephen R. Conafay is pleased to announce that Julie P. Pawelczyk will join The Conafay Group effective March 1, 2016.

Joining The Conafay Group as Vice President, Ms. Pawelczyk brings more than 20 years of experience in Washington, D.C., where she will continue her work as a legislative advocate for nonprofit and corporate clients. Ms. Pawelczyk has extensive experience working with companies developing medical technology, as well as organizations focused on health and education programs, such as patient advocacy groups, child protection programs, medical research, and elementary and secondary education. Her specialization in pursuing funding through the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) will enrich The Conafay Group’s service offerings to its clients.

“Julie’s expertise in funding, appropriations, and policy will be an excellent complement to The Conafay Group’s existing capabilities, said Conafay. “We are thrilled to welcome her to our team.”

Ms. Pawelczyk began her Washington career as staff to Rep. Jack Davis (R-IL), before joining several different lobbying firms where she represented nonprofit clients with interests in higher education, elementary education, health services, and scientific research – including biomedical and behavioral research. For the last 15 years, her advocacy efforts have focused on federal budget and appropriations.

About The Conafay Group
The Conafay Group LLC is a government relations firm based in Washington, D.C. that works with life science companies, non-profits and coalitions to develop and implement government funding and public policy strategies. The Company works with clients to create and execute on acquiring non-dilutive funding, health policy advocacy, ally development, public-private partnerships, federal marketing, and coalition management.  To learn more, visit us at www.conafaygroup.com