Cook Group has appointed Elizabeth Sharp, a 16-year veteran of legislative and government policy in Washington, vice president of federal and international government affairs. Sharp comes to Cook with nearly two decades of healthcare policy experience in Washington.

She most recently led AdvaMed’s legislative efforts as senior vice president and managing director of federal government affairs. Prior to that, Sharp worked on Capitol Hill where she honed her expertise on healthcare policy.

She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s in government from Franklin & Marshall College. Sharp went on to earn a master’s in public policy from Duke University and was a Jacob K. Javits Legislative Fellow.