Alex Hawthorne
Vice President, State Relations & Advocacy

Alex Hawthorne represents the interests of CHA member hospitals before lawmakers and their staff in the California Legislature. His advocacy focus includes managed care, behavioral health, education and workforce, public health, pharmacy, and women’s and children’s health. He also testifies on behalf of CHA at legislative hearings on issues of importance to the hospital industry.

Alex began his career working for a trade association representing biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, venture capital firms and research institutions. He also worked for a lobbying firm where he represented a diversity of health care clients, including health facilities, providers, physician groups, patient advocates, biopharmaceutical companies and nonprofits.

Alex has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Humboldt State University.

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