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Chris Jacobs

Juniper Research Group
Founder and CEO

Chris Jacobs has over a decade of experience in a variety of policy roles on and off Capitol Hill. He previously worked as Policy Director for America Next, a new start-up think tank, and as a Senior Policy Analyst for the Heritage Foundation and the Joint Economic Committee's Senate Republican staff. Before that, Chris worked as a Policy Advisor for the House Republican Conference under Chairman Mike Pence during the debate surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and as a Health Policy Analyst for the Senate Republican Policy Committee during the first two years of the law's implementation. He got his start on Capitol Hill as an intern for then-Congressman Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania. While serving as Policy Director for America Next, Chris contributed to the Wall Street Journal's Think Tank policy blog. He has taught part-time on health policy at The American University, where he received his bachelor's degree in Political Science and History and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.