Kirsten Hunter is a self-described political junkie. While earning her undergraduate degree in political science, she traveled to DC for a government and policy course, fell in love with the city and began working at Peck Madigan Jones shortly after graduation. At PMJ, Kirsten specialized in public policy research and lobbying for financial services clients. In this role, Kirsten learned the power and importance of targeted advocacy campaigns. She leveraged the skills learned there and recently moved to Boston for a position with AthenaHealth. Currently, she analyzes federal and state healthcare policy to build and improve product functionality.
Kirsten is pursuing of a Master’s in Government with a concentration in Political Communication at Johns Hopkins University. She knows her degree will maximize her career opportunities in both business and politics. She says of the fellowship, “It has given me the invaluable opportunity to learn from leaders in the field — each with such unique perspectives.”