Vice President of Business Development
University of Rhode Island, BA, Political Science and Communications
Human Rights Campaign, Co-Chair, Board of Directors
Christopher Labonte is responsible for the implementation of both internal and external firm-wide communications initiatives. He also works with states and stakeholders on Medicaid transformation and reform.
Serving as a key relationship developer for the firm, he works with the business development team to ensure they have a platform for success. He has enhanced and grown the firm’s marketing platform, enabling its sales force to achieve a measurably high rate of growth. Christopher develops and implements the firm’s strategy for media relations, advertising, corporate sponsorships and partnerships, online communications, and brand identity compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Christopher 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.