Peter Fotos

Peter Fotos is Senior Director of State Advocacy for the Pharmaceutical Researchers and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) with primary responsibility for outreach to state and local elected officials in the Midwest Region, which includes Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

Prior to joining the State Advocacy team, Peter served four years on the Federal Advocacy team at PhRMA where he conducted outreach to the United States Senate on pharmaceutical issues related to Medicare, Medicaid, the Food and Drug Administration, and intellectual property rights.

Peter worked for eleven years on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. advising Members of Congress on health care policy in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. In his last position on Capitol Hill, Peter served as the Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Primary Health at the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions where he developed and collaborated on legislation related to prescription drugs, health care disparities, and long-term care.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Peter has a B.A. in Political Science from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. He resides in Oak Park, Illinois with his wife and three children.