Mike Losch supports the Stanton Park Group team with policy tracking and information gathering on a broad spectrum of issues that impact the firm’s clients, ranging from drug development, to infrastructure investment, emerging technologies, cancer research, and access to treatment for substance use disorder. Mike’s strong understanding of client business interests enables him to anticipate and identify issues of interest in his regular monitoring of legislative hearings, policy forums, and briefings. Mike’s detailed reporting and analysis broadens the firm’s awareness and understanding of both Member and stakeholder interest in issues that impact the firm’s clients.
Mike also provides event planning and logistical support to the firm. Mike plays a leadership role in coordinating the Congressional Pumpkin Carving Contest, a signature of the Imagine an Answer to Kids’ Brain Cancer Foundation’s biennial Pumpkin Bash fundraising event. Mike manages the team which delivers truck loads of pumpkins to the US Capitol Complex -- one of the most secure facilities in the world -- and then manages the retrieval of the delicate carved Jack O’ Lanterns for the Pumpkin Bash from the 50 plus participating Congressional offices.
Mike first sharpened his talent in policy tracking and analysis as an intern to Virginia State Senator George L. Barker (D-39) while he was a student at the University of Richmond during the 2014 Legislative Session. Mike focused on research and background to support Senator Barker’s priority legislation to ensure mental health treatment and legal protections for physically disabled persons.
A native of New Jersey, Mike has volunteered for the campaigns of Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ 5) and US Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ).
Mike received a BA in political science from the University of Richmond.