Carlos Jackson
Carlos Jackson

Cornerstone Government Affairs has added Carlos Jackson, who has more than 20 years of experience in forging relationships between healthcare organizations and policymakers.

He joins the DC-based firm from America’s Essential Hospitals, where Jackson was VP-legislative affairs.

Earlier, Jackson was executive director of government relations at the Cleveland Clinic’s Health System.

He guided advocacy programs at the state and federal levels and was Cleveland Clinic’s interface with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Dept. of Health and Human Services.

Jackson also did lobbying and government stints at the American Hospital Assn. and American Nurses Assn.

Cornerstone, which has 110 professionals, has 13 offices across the US.