BA, Government & Politics, University of Maryland College Park


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Bryan Shuy

Senior Vice President

Bryan Shuy has over 20 years of executive level policy and management experience including in Congress, in the federal government at HHS, and in the state legislature. His career has focused in appropriations, health care, biodefense, emergency response, and agricultural issues.

Prior to joining The Conafay Group, Mr. Shuy served as Chief of Staff to House Appropriations Agriculture & FDA Subcommittee Chairman, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD). Bryan also worked for Dr. Harris as his Deputy Chief of Staff and handled his health portfolio including Dr. Harris’ past role as Co-Chair of the House Doctors Caucus. He served Dr. Harris’ office for three years before accepting a senior executive service appointment at the HHS Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR), then later returned to work for Dr. Harris in 2021 as Chief of Staff.

At ASPR, Bryan served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Robert Kadlec, MD from 2019 to 2021. There Bryan helped guide the policy, management, and execution of ASPR divisions and functions such as the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), and the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS). Bryan also helped to lead the agency’s initial Covid-19 response, including the development and execution of Operation Warp Speed and the SNS 2.0.

Prior to this federal service, Bryan worked in government affairs for physician specialty societies including the American Society of Anesthesiologists and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and as Chief of Staff to the Maryland State Senate Minority Leader Nancy Jacobs.

Bryan is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park. He has served as a guest lecturer for public health and emergency response higher level classes at institutions such as Texas A&M and Pepperdine University.

Bryan is a Maryland Terrapins fan and resides in the Alexandria area with his wife and three children.