John Kelliher has twenty years of healthcare policy experience, including four years as chief counsel of the Committee on Ways and Means of the US House of Representatives.

During his tenure at the committee, he participated in the drafting an enactment of the Medicare prescription drug benefit. He was also involved with the passage of major tax legislation in 2001 and 2003. He served as a congressional staff member for nine years and has since worked for fifteen years as a healthcare policy consultant. He has deep transactional diligence expertise, having advised institutional investors on more than 1,500 acquisitions in the healthcare sector.

Mr. Kelliher also served as an active-duty Army officer for four years.

Employment History

Marwood Group
Managing director
2008 – 2014

Timmons & Co.
Vice president
2005 – 2007

Committee on Ways and Means
Chief counsel
2001 – 2004

Republican National Convention

Committee on House Administration
Chief counsel
1997 – 1999

U.S. Army
Field artillery officer
1990 – 1993

Professional Affiliations

Washington, DC, Bar Association

Areas of Expertise


Boston University
JD, 1996

Princeton University
BA, Politics, 1990