Molly McDonnell serves as the Policy Consultant for Fight Colorectal Cancer. Molly is a Principal at the government relations firm, Winning Strategies Washington, where she works with clients from across the health care sector to creatively tackle their most pressing policy challenges.  Prior to joining Winning Strategies, Molly spent five and a half years working for Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey, a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Molly served as Congressman Lance’s Senior Health Policy Advisor working on issues related to the Food and Drug Administration, health insurance, drug development and medical research. In this role, she worked closely with patient advocacy organizations, pharmaceutical companies, physicians and health plans to build coalitions to successfully move policies through the legislative process.  Molly also supported the Congressman’s work with the Deadliest Cancers Caucus, helping to educate, advocate, and develop public policy to improve the lives of patients suffering from cancer. Molly lost her great aunt to colorectal cancer.

Molly currently lives in Washington, D.C.