AT JTS POLICY & STRATEGY, clients count on us for three things:




The world of public policy is complex and ever-changing. To be effective, mission-driven organizations can't afford to sit on the sidelines. Successfully accomplishing your goals requires persistence, strategic thinking and a creative streak. 

At JTS Policy & Strategy, our belief is that every organization can operate more strategically, engage policymakers more effectively, and accomplish its objectives while standing out from the crowd.

We're here to help. Let's get to work, together.


John Sawyer
Founder and Principal

John is a widely respected voice on both sides of the political aisle when it comes to health care policy. With experience as a Congressional aide, local government leader, and policy director for a leading national association, John brings a range of perspective to his work with clients. Policymakers, advocates, reporters and businesses turn to John for his expertise in Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the primary care workforce, federal budget and appropriations, and the health care system more broadly.


Services We Offer

Policy analysis & intelligence

Understand the latest developments, trends and opportunities in public policy as they arise, and make a plan to navigate the changing environment to achieve your mission.

advocacy strategy & Government relations

Develop and execute a plan to achieve specific, measurable objectives through Congressional, regulatory and state-level action. 

Strategic communications

Tell your story and make sure your message is being heard at the right time, by the right audiences, to best advance your strategic priorities.

public speaking

Keynote and other tailored talks focused on the policy landscape and outlook, effective advocacy, strategic planning, and “deep dives” into particular health policy topics.