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Kathy Bell

Kathy serves as the Director of Government Affairs at Murphy Donoghue Partners. She has many years of experience in government relations representing clients in a variety of industries, including health care, financial services, retail, technology, labor relations, solid waste/recycling.

Kathy has extensive experience working in both the legislative and executive branches of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts spanning five Administrations. She began her career as a Legislative Aide in the Massachusetts State Senate then went on to work in the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs as Legislative Director. For the past eight years, Kathy has worked as a Massachusetts lobbyist representing many Fortune 100 companies and major trade association.

Kathy is a graduate of Middlebury College. She is active in many civic and charitable organizations in the Greater Boston area.

Professional background

Massachusetts State Senate, Legislative Aide
Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Legislative Director
Sullivan & McLaughlin Companies, Project Manager


Middlebury College, B.A. 1992

Service areas

Appropriations & funding; Ballot Questions; Business strategies & positioning; Coalition development and management; Community relations; Ethics, lobbying & campaign finance; Government relations; Grassroots; Health care reform advocacy; Issues research & drafting; Lobbying / Government relations; Permitting & approvals; Political navigation; Public policy; Real estate & project development; Regulatory advocacy & consulting; Secretary of State regulatory compliance; State & local advocacy; Taxation


Construction; Consumer products; Environmental; Financial Services; Healthcare; Labor relations; Non-profit; Retail; Solid waste/recycling; Technology; Telecommunications; Trade Associations; Transportation



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