A.J. Wojciak joined Capitol Hill Strategies, LLC, in January, 2008 as Vice
President. Wojciak has more than 15 years of diverse government and
lobbying experience including federal agency, Capitol Hill, and private
Wojciak previously represented the
BlueCross BlueShield Association (BCBSA), a trade association that advocates
on behalf of its thirty-nine member companies who provide health insurance
to one in three Americans. Wojciak served as the senior Democratic lobbyist
at BCBSA where he led the Blues’ Medicare advocacy efforts and provided
political and strategic counsel to the Association and its member companies
on a wide range of issues.
Wojciak joined BlueCross BlueShield
Association in the Fall of 2004, after spending four years on Capitol Hill
as senior legislative aide to Congressman Earl Pomeroy. Wojciak handled
several key issues as the Congressman’s principle advisor including health
care and energy as these issues came before the House Ways and Means
Committee, where Pomeroy serves. During his tenure, Wojciak advised
Pomeroy through a number of major legislative initiatives, including the
Medicare Modernization Act and the Patients’ Bill of Rights debate. Wojciak
also served as the lead Democratic staffer for the House Rural Health Care
Coalition, which Pomeroy co-chaired, managing the coalition’s agenda and
organizing its collective efforts.
Prior to working for Congress, Wojciak
worked as a Special Assistant at the U.S. Department of the Interior during
the Clinton Administration. Beginning with the Department as an intern in
1988, he worked for the Secretary and Deputy Secretary on numerous issues,
including a range of Native American issues, the White House smart growth
initiative, land management and endangered species, and other various
special projects for the Department..
A native to the DC area, Wojciak holds
a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Villanova University and a
Master of Arts in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University.