INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) is pleased to announce the addition of Laura McCaffrey as public affairs specialist.
McCaffrey will execute communications and government relations strategies to support advocacy initiatives on behalf of IHA’s 170 member hospitals across the state.
“Laura’s expertise shaping public policy through various communications platforms will be a tremendous asset to the IHA team,” said Doug Leonard, president of IHA. “We’re excited to offer her diverse skillset to our members as we continue to elevate our advocacy efforts throughout Indiana.”
McCaffrey joins IHA after serving as account executive for Bose Public Affairs Group where she developed and executed strategy for state and national public affairs campaigns, including clients such as Eli Lilly and Company, PhRMA and Hoosiers for Equal Access to Records.
Prior to joining Bose, McCaffrey served as a legislative intern for the Indiana State Senate, where she was responsible for tracking legislation and advising legislators on policy matters.
McCaffrey received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Ball State University. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America Hoosier Chapter (PRSA) and a recipient of the PRSA Hoosier Chapter’s Pinnacle Award for Public Affairs.
Active in her community, McCaffrey volunteers as a mentor for Starfish Initiative – a college access and readiness program serving economically disadvantaged high school students in Marion County.