Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Staff
University of Rhode Island, BA, Political Science and Communications
Human Rights Campaign, Co-Chair, Board of Directors
Christopher Labonte is responsible for the firm’s corporate strategy, business development, sales, marketing, and government relations. He leads a talented team of professionals to identify and secure new opportunities for the firm through the acquisition of new clients and expansion into new markets. His team develops and executes the firm’s business development pipeline, marketing strategies, and proposal development. Christopher also works with the firm’s National Consulting Practice, one of the two national practices at Sellers Dorsey.
Prior to taking on this role, he worked with a diverse set of clients at Sellers Dorsey to increase access and quality for the Medicaid population. Serving as a key relationship developer for the firm, he works to ensure that the sales and marketing teams have a platform for success. During his tenure, the firm has experienced significant growth through increasing the firm’s sales and marketing team, maintaining a focus on key markets, and scaling business development operations for the firm.
Prior to joining the firm, Chris served as the legislative director at the Human Rights Campaign where he developed and implemented strategies to advance the organization’s priorities in the legislative and executive branches. He led several coalitions and worked with organizational partners to reauthorize the Ryan White CARE Act and increase access to Medicaid. Prior to this experience, he served as a health care and education policy advisor in the U.S. House of Representatives.