Furthering its presence in the government and public affairs space, Ferrari Public Affairs (FPA) has added key personnel to meet growing client demands. The firm has named Larry Hurst, MPA, senior healthcare policy advisor and Sara Cholhagian as an associate.
Hurst is a Nevada native and a UNLV professor of health policy, managed care and risk management. He has twenty years of experience in medical practice management, health insurance, corporate compliance, legislative and regulatory analysis, managed care operations and multi-state/federal lobbying. He received his bachelor’s degree from UNR in health sciences, and his master’s degree in public administration and health policy from Drake University.
Cholhagian has worked in Nevada for over eight years as a government affairs professional and has extensive experience in both the regulatory and legislative environments. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for The McMullen Strategic Group, Porter Golden Silver Communications, and at the law offices of Snell & Wilmer. In each role, Cholhagian served as a key team member and resource for research, analysis and client support. She earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from UNLV.
“We are excited to welcome Larry and Sara to the team,” said Chris Ferrari, president of Ferrari Public Affairs. “Their combined extensive experience in legislation and policy will be valuable for addressing the issues that the 2019 Nevada Legislature will be considering.”
Ferrari Public Affairs, founded in 2008, is a results-driven government and public affairs firm representing Fortune 500 companies, large businesses and trade associations in areas including construction, development, corrections, education, energy, finance, healthcare, technology and telecommunications. The firm provides local, state and federal lobbying and regulatory consulting services. For more information, call 702-574-8781 or visit www.ferraripa.com.