Carrie Hartgen is the Vice President of State Government Affairs at the Association for Accessible Medicines. She serves as a senior strategist and lobbyist in partnership with the SVP, Government Affairs, and other members of the State Government Affairs team to represent AAM and its member companies’ interests before state legislators, regulators, and other state and local governmental entities. Carrie monitors legislation and regulation concerning the generic pharmaceutical industry in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and local jurisdictions as well as identifying public policy priorities and devising and implementing statebased strategies to advance AAM’s legislative, regulatory, and political agenda.
Carrie joined AAM in 2017. Previously, she was Vice President, State Government and Regional Affairs, for Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). As lobbyist and strategist responsible for state government, regulatory and regional affairs for this 300- member national trade association, she was charged with preserving patient access to innovative medical technologies. Prior to AdvaMed, she directed state government affairs for Allergan and Cendant.