Heather McHugh joined Capitol Hill
Strategies, LLC, in September 2013 as Vice President. McHugh has more than
13 years of diverse government and campaign experience including working
with both House and Senate leadership and with a party committee.
McHugh previously served as Legislative Director for Senator Charles E
Schumer (D-NY), Chairman of the Democratic Policy and Communications
Committee. In this capacity, she was Senator Schumer’s top policy advisor on
all aspects of his wide ranging legislative interests, including his Finance
and Banking Committee work, and his Leadership and NY priorities and
McHugh joined Senator Schumer’s staff
after spending four years as the Policy Director for the Democratic
Congressional Campaign Committee under then-Chairman Chris Van Hollen. In
that role, McHugh served as a policy liaison between the DCCC and the House
Democratic Leadership and legislative committees.
Prior to working
for the DCCC, McHugh served as the Legislative Director for Congressman
Steve Israel (D-NY). She served as his primary
policy advisor, staffed his work on the House Financial Services Committee
and managed his campaign to win appointment to the House Appropriations
McHugh’s first job on Capitol Hill was with Congresswoman
Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) where she advised the Congresswoman in relation to
her Financial Services Committee assignment.
A native of New York,
McHugh currently resides in Washington DC and holds a Bachelor of Arts in
Economics and International Relations from the University of Richmond.
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