As founder of Petrizzo Group, T.J. Petrizzo delivers the highest quality counsel and strategic execution to his clients, built from two-decades of advising some of the world's most renowned leaders and organizations.
T.J. has driven public affairs, communications, government relations and philanthropic strategies for global CEOs, influential C-Suite executives and innovative companies across the public and private sectors. He has a widely recognized reputation as a trusted advisor who generates meaningful opportunities and solves complex problems. Working at the center of many transformative policy and communications initiatives, T.J. offers clients a multidisciplinary approach combining strategic communications, public affairs and government relations.
His expertise spans national health policy, life sciences, taxation, telecommunications, technology and energy public policy with additional concentration in philanthropy and the unique needs of significant families and high-profile investors. T.J.'s many accomplishments include driving policy and communications strategy for several multi-billion dollar technology mergers, launching high-profile global health initiatives, and advancing critical federal health policy for the last three decades.
Prior to launching the firm in 1999, T.J. culminated his Congressional service as a Chief of Staff in the House Leadership for the late Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn, Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference. He previously served as tax and health care policy lobbyist for the National Retail Federation. T.J. also served on the staff of former Senator Olympia Snowe, former Congressman Rod Chandler, and former Congressman Craig James.
T.J. received a B.A. in Politics from DeSales University and an M.A. in American Government from The American University.