Matt McGinley, Principal
As principal of the bipartisan lobbying firm Advanced Policy Consulting (APC), Matt McGinley provides strategic advice and implements winning legislative and regulatory strategies for his clients in the areas of tax, healthcare, technology, financial services, and energy. APC’s clients include Fortune 100 corporations, small businesses, and Washington’s leading trade associations. In 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Advanced Policy Consulting was ranked as one of the "Top-Performing Lobbying Firms" by Bloomberg Government. Advanced Policy Consulting also had the distinct honor of being named one of the "Standout Lobbying Firms" in 2020 and 2022 by Bloomberg Government.
Matt has 20 years of legislative and regulatory experience. He has held significant leadership positions on Capitol Hill and at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), a leading international trade association that represents hundreds of financial services firms. In his position as managing director at SIFMA, Matt was responsible for federal government relations in the Washington, DC office. He worked directly with company executive management teams to develop and implement winning strategies and assist in identifying legislative/regulatory issues and trends impacting their respective businesses. Matt worked extensively with both the executive and legislative branches on all of SIFMA’s top priorities.
Matt was previously chief of staff to the House Republican Policy Committee and chief of staff in the House of Representatives for a member of Congress who served on the Ways and Means and Financial Services Committees. As chief of staff, Matt served as senior advisor, responsible for overseeing legislative, press, and stakeholder outreach programs. He worked with members of Congress, senior staff and the executive branch with a primary focus on tax, healthcare, technology, financial services, energy, and regulatory reform.
As deputy general counsel at the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), Matt advised members of Congress and senior staff on election law and ethics. Matt also served as deputy chief of staff and legislative director in the House of Representatives for a member who served on the House Infrastructure and Transportation and International Relations Committees.
For over a decade, Matt has served on the Board of Directors of the Capitol Hill Club and is an active member of the Chiefs of Staff Association. Matt earned his BA from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and JD from the George Washington University Law School.