BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT ANALYST TEAMS
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Jason Arvelo is a Senior Quantitative Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He was a managing/senior analyst for Compass Lexecon, where he evaluated the economics of regulatory, legislative and court matters. Arvelo holds a master’s degree in labor economics from Cornell University and bachelor’s degrees in economics and geography from the University of Florida.
Afzal Bari is a Senior Technology and Telecommunications Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He spent five years as a strategy consultant at the Corporate Executive Board. Bari is a Level III candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program. He holds an MBA from Duke University and undergraduate degrees in information technology and government.
Rob Barnett, a Senior Energy Analyst with Bloomberg Government, specializes in energy-sector economics, environmental policy and strategy, and EPA regulations. Before joining Bloomberg, he was an associate director of climate change and clean energy at IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, where he led the firm’s environmental and energy analysis. Barnett holds a master’s degree in economics from Boston University and undergraduate and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Clemson University.
Matt Barry is Director of Health-Care Analysis at Bloomberg Government. He focuses on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid and public health issues. Barry has 25 years of health policy experience in the executive and legislative branches of the federal government, nonprofits, private consulting and public affairs firms. He has worked on payment and access issues under Medicare and Medicaid, tobacco control policy, rural health care, and childhood immunization policy.
Kevin Brancato is a Senior Defense Analyst with Bloomberg Government. Before joining Bloomberg, he was a management scientist at the RAND Corporation, where he analyzed weapon system costs and defense manpower policies. He received a B.A. in math from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.
Tony Costello is Bloomberg Government’s Senior Managing Analyst. Costello spent four years as a buy-side investment analyst covering energy at Osprey Partners and Mooring Financial, where he evaluated energy-related securities and made recommendations to portfolio managers. His undergraduate degree is in finance from George Washington University and he holds an MBA from The Darden School at the University of Virginia. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Evan Croen is a quantitative analyst with Bloomberg Government. Evan worked at Boston Consulting Group, focusing on the energy, chemical and health-care industries, and at Duke Energy, where he researched strategies to reduce carbon emissions from Chinese energy production. He earned an MBA and master’s degree in environmental policy from the University of Michigan along with an undergraduate degree from Princeton.
Loren Duggan is Bloomberg Government’s Director of Legislative Analysis and contributes to BGOV’s Congress Tracker, which he helped develop. He was editor of Congressional Quarterly’s House Action Reports, providing summaries and analysis of legislation. He also contributed to CQ’s legislative tracking services and product development during his decade there. Loren hold bachelor’s degrees in political science and psychology from American University.
Christopher Flavelle is a Senior Policy Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He holds a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree from McGill University. Before joining Bloomberg Government, he covered the 2009 U.S. stimulus package for ProPublica, the investigative news group in New York.
Peter Gosselin is a Senior Health-Care Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He was a special economic adviser for health reform at the Department of Health and Human Services and chief speechwriter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Gosselin spent 35 years at newspapers, most recently as chief economics correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He has a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and an MBA in economics from Columbia Business School.
Allan Holmes is Director of Technology and Telecommunications with Bloomberg Government. He was editor of Nextgov, a website affiliated with Government Executive covering federal technology policy, and editor-in-chief of Federal Computer Week. He received his B.A. in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s in public policy from Duke University.
Matthew Hummer is a Senior Transportation Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He was an economic analyst at The Millennium Challenge Corporation, a U.S. foreign aid agency that invests in public infrastructure in developing countries. At MCC, Hummer conducted cost-benefit analysis for transportation and energy projects. He holds finance and economics degrees from Fordham University and a master’s of public policy from Georgetown University.
Cameron Leuthy is a Senior Budget Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He has more than 20 years of experience in analyzing budgets and legislation at the Office of Management and Budget, the Department of Defense, and at Booz Allen Hamilton. His expertise includes the federal budget and the nexus of national security policy, operational requirements and funding. He has a bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University and an MPA from the University of Washington.
Robert Levinson is a Senior Defense Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He is a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force with more than 20 years of service. Levinson worked for Booz Allen Hamilton as a strategic communications consultant. He has a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a master’s from the University of California, San Diego.
Robert Litan is Bloomberg Government’s Director of Research. He previously worked at the Kauffman Foundation as vice president for research and policy and at the Brookings Institution as a senior fellow and vice president of economic studies. During the Clinton administration, he served as deputy assistant attorney general at the Department of Justice and then as associate director of the Office of Management and Budget. Litan received a B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and a master’s and Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books and more than 200 articles on economic public policy issues.
Ken Monahan is a Senior Global Business Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He was an international economist and acting team lead in the Office of Trade Policy Analysis at the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. He holds a B.A. in economics from the University of New Hampshire, an M.A. in central and eastern European studies from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, and an M.A. in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He was a Fulbright Fellow in Vilnius, Lithuania.
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Michael R. Nelson is a Senior Technology and Telecommunications Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He also teaches Internet studies at Georgetown University. He was an IBM executive, focusing on Internet strategy, and he worked on technology policy at the Federal Communications Commission, in the White House, and on the Senate’s Science, Technology and Space Subcommittee. He received a Ph.D. in geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an undergraduate degree from the California Institute of Technology.
Cady North is a Senior Finance Analyst with Bloomberg Government, focusing on the implementation of the Dodd-Frank law and other financial services regulations. She joined Bloomberg from Financial Executives International, where she was senior manager of government affairs. North worked in state and federal public policy for the Texas Office of State Federal Relations, Texas Department of Transportation and Capital Consultants. She holds a B.A. in government from the University of Texas at Austin.
Chris Payne is a Senior Economic Analyst with Bloomberg Government. After earning a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics, he served as a research fellow at Duke University. Payne worked as a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers and was a vice president at JPMorgan Securities covering Asian emerging markets. He holds a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from Cambridge University.
Sanford Reback is Director of Global Business with Bloomberg Government. At the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, he helped negotiate NAFTA and the agreements establishing the World Trade Organization. He served as an executive at MCI, then a Fortune 100 company; UUNET, then the world’s largest Internet services provider; and two venture-backed technology companies. Reback holds a B.A. in political science from Stanford University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a master’s degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School. He was a Fulbright Fellow in London.
Nela Richardson is a Senior Finance Analyst with Bloomberg Government. She was a research economist at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She was also a senior economist at Freddie Mac, a researcher at Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, and an adjunct professor of finance at John Hopkins. Richardson has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. from Indiana University.
Brian Rye is a Senior Health-Care Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He spent 12 years as an equity research analyst at SunTrust, Raymond James and Janney Montgomery Scott. In those capacities, he followed biotech, pharmaceutical and other health-care companies. Rye also served as a senior business management analyst for Booz Allen Hamilton’s civil health group. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Caroline Savello is a Managing Analyst with Bloomberg Government. She has also worked at BGOV on a special projects team supporting executive leadership. Before Bloomberg, Savello was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, advising global companies on business strategy, transformation, and post-merger integration. She holds an M.A. and B.A. in political science from Yale University.
Jorge Uquillas is a Quantitative Analyst with Bloomberg Government. He previously worked at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice as an economic research analyst performing statistical, regression and geographic analysis to support antitrust investigations. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an M.A. in economics from The George Washington University, and a B.S. from the University of Maryland.