Scott Styles

Scott Styles is a Partner with the firm and focuses mainly in the areas of health care, employee benefits, tax, and energy. He has worked on every major piece of health care legislation during the last two decades.

Prior to joining C2 GROUP, Scott was the Senior Vice President for Federal Affairs for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) for eight years. During his tenure at AHIP, he managed the lobbying and political efforts for the health insurance industry. As a member of AHIP’s senior management, he worked closely with the CEOs and senior management of all of the major health insurers. He also represented the industry on Capitol Hill and before the Executive Branch during the health care legislative battles. He has developed key relationships with the senior health care and Leadership staff through these legislative efforts.

Scott joined AHIP from the lobbying firm Bergner, Bockorny, Castagnetti, Hawkins and Brain, Inc. (BBCH&B), where he advised many Fortune 500 companies on legislative issues. He came to BBCH&B from the American Association of Health Plans (AAHP) where he was the Executive Director for Legislative Affairs working with House Leadership; the House Committees on Way and Means, Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce; and the Bush Administration on health care issues.

Prior to joining AAHP, Scott worked in the US House of Representatives where he was Chief of Staff to Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX). As the Congressman’s chief policy and political advisor.

Previously, Scott was the Washington Representative for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He represented over 15,000 worldwide employees before Members of Congress and the Executive Branch on a variety of energy, environment, trade and employee benefit issues.

From 1990 to 1993, Scott served in the first Bush Administration as legislative advisor for Secretary of State James A. Baker III, where he worked on the Administration’s legislative agenda related to international environmental and scientific issues, international organizations and all treaties sent to the US Senate. He was also a member of the US delegation to the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.

Before joining the Bush Administration, Scott worked for the Texas Railroad Commission where he focused on oil and gas issues. While in Austin, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from the University of Texas.

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