Lisa Kountoupes

last updated 8/25/2017

Lisa M. Kountoupes

President and Founder at Kountoupes Consulting LLC

Location:
Suite 1100 West, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
HQ Phone:
(202) 803-4585

General Information

Experience

Chair - Women's Information Network

Deputy Assistant and Special Assistant To the President for Legislative Affairs - White House

Special Assistant - U.S. Department of Energy

Policy Analyst - U.S. House of Representatives

The Committee on Energy and Commerce

Education

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Affiliations

Liaison - President’s

Board Member - Democracy Radio Inc

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'A Clinton administration veteran, Kountoupes has been working on everything from drug approval reform to cybersecurity.'
Lisa Kountoupes Lisa Kountoupes Lisa Kountoupes With more than two decades of experience providing public policy and government affairs consulting services, Lisa Kountoupes is a recognized leader in Washington. She has provided strategic advice and lobbying expertise to major corporations, industry associations, and non-profit organizations. Ms. Kountoupes served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs for President Clinton. In this capacity she served as the President's liaison to the House of Representatives and acted as a primary contact for Members of the House with the White House. She developed legislative strategies and organized efforts to garner votes for Administration priorities. Additionally, she was a key part of the efforts to ensure a smooth technological transition into the Year 2000. Ms. Kountoupes also worked to secure passage of significant legislative accomplishments of the Clinton Administration, including permanent normal trade relations with China and digital signatures. Ms. Kountoupes spent three years as Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) where she was part of the team that secured passage of the 1997 Balanced Budget Agreement. At OMB she worked extensively on entitlement reform (Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and welfare) and was closely involved with regulatory reform efforts and government-wide management issues. When she entered the Executive Branch in May 1994, she served as a Special Assistant in the Secretary's office at the U.S. Department of Energy. At DOE Ms. Kountoupes was deeply involved in issues related to the electric utility industry, the nation's nuclear weapons complex, and the nation's research laboratories. She also worked on the Department's budget and management matters. Prior to her tenure in the Clinton Administration, Ms. Kountoupes served as a member of the staff of Chairman John D. Dingell of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. Ms. Kountoupes graduated with honors and distinction from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Lori Denham joined Kountoupes | Denham in 2008, after nearly two decades of service on Capitol Hill and in the private sector. Julie Hershey Carr brings nearly fifteen years of political and public policy experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Mr. Peluso brings 10 years of federal government experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Randi Reid brings more than 15 years of state and federal government experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Ms. Sullivan brings nearly a decade of political experience and policy expertise on Capitol Hill to Kountoupes | Denham. Steven joined Kountoupes | Denham as an Assistant in June of 2017 following the completion of his undergraduate studies. Will came to Kountoupes | Denham in June of 2017 following an internship with the Minority Staff of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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Lisa Kountoupes
Lisa Kountoupes Lisa Kountoupes With more than two decades of experience providing public policy and government affairs consulting services, Lisa Kountoupes is a recognized leader in Washington. She has provided strategic advice and lobbying expertise to major corporations, industry associations, and non-profit organizations. Ms. Kountoupes served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs for President Clinton. In this capacity she served as the President's liaison to the House of Representatives and acted as a primary contact for Members of the House with the White House. She developed legislative strategies and organized efforts to garner votes for Administration priorities. Additionally, she was a key part of the efforts to ensure a smooth technological transition into the Year 2000. Ms. Kountoupes also worked to secure passage of significant legislative accomplishments of the Clinton Administration, including permanent normal trade relations with China and digital signatures. Ms. Kountoupes spent three years as Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) where she was part of the team that secured passage of the 1997 Balanced Budget Agreement. At OMB she worked extensively on entitlement reform (Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and welfare) and was closely involved with regulatory reform efforts and government-wide management issues. When she entered the Executive Branch in May 1994, she served as a Special Assistant in the Secretary's office at the U.S. Department of Energy. At DOE Ms. Kountoupes was deeply involved in issues related to the electric utility industry, the nation's nuclear weapons complex, and the nation's research laboratories. She also worked on the Department's budget and management matters. Prior to her tenure in the Clinton Administration, Ms. Kountoupes served as a member of the staff of Chairman John D. Dingell of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. Ms. Kountoupes graduated with honors and distinction from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Lori Denham joined Kountoupes | Denham in 2008, after nearly two decades of service on Capitol Hill and in the private sector. Julie Hershey Carr brings nearly fifteen years of political and public policy experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Mr. Peluso brings 10 years of federal government experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Randi Reid brings more than 15 years of state and federal government experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Ms. Sullivan brings nearly a decade of political experience and policy expertise on Capitol Hill to Kountoupes | Denham. 'A Clinton administration veteran, Kountoupes has been working on everything from drug approval reform to cybersecurity.' © 2017 Kountoupes | Denham.

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DC Lobbying Firm - DC Lobbyists - Kountoupes | Denham

'A Clinton administration veteran, Kountoupes has been working on everything from drug approval reform to cybersecurity.'
Lisa Kountoupes Lisa Kountoupes Lisa Kountoupes With more than two decades of experience providing public policy and government affairs consulting services, Lisa Kountoupes is a recognized leader in Washington. She has provided strategic advice and lobbying expertise to major corporations, industry associations, and non-profit organizations. Ms. Kountoupes served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs for President Clinton. In this capacity she served as the President's liaison to the House of Representatives and acted as a primary contact for Members of the House with the White House. She developed legislative strategies and organized efforts to garner votes for Administration priorities. Additionally, she was a key part of the efforts to ensure a smooth technological transition into the Year 2000. Ms. Kountoupes also worked to secure passage of significant legislative accomplishments of the Clinton Administration, including permanent normal trade relations with China and digital signatures. Ms. Kountoupes spent three years as Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) where she was part of the team that secured passage of the 1997 Balanced Budget Agreement. At OMB she worked extensively on entitlement reform (Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and welfare) and was closely involved with regulatory reform efforts and government-wide management issues. When she entered the Executive Branch in May 1994, she served as a Special Assistant in the Secretary's office at the U.S. Department of Energy. At DOE Ms. Kountoupes was deeply involved in issues related to the electric utility industry, the nation's nuclear weapons complex, and the nation's research laboratories. She also worked on the Department's budget and management matters. Prior to her tenure in the Clinton Administration, Ms. Kountoupes served as a member of the staff of Chairman John D. Dingell of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. Ms. Kountoupes graduated with honors and distinction from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Lori Denham joined Kountoupes | Denham in 2008, after nearly two decades of service on Capitol Hill and in the private sector. Julie Hershey Carr brings nearly fifteen years of political and public policy experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Mr. Peluso brings 10 years of federal government experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Randi Reid brings more than 15 years of state and federal government experience to Kountoupes | Denham. Ms. Sullivan brings nearly a decade of political experience and policy expertise on Capitol Hill to Kountoupes | Denham. 'A Clinton administration veteran, Kountoupes has been working on everything from drug approval reform to cybersecurity.' © 2017 Kountoupes | Denham.

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