Mindset Promotes Three Team Members
Mindset today announced promotions of three staff members, strengthening the capabilities of our bipartisan public policy firm. Zach Ostro was promoted to Senior Director, and Sarah Alexander and Lois Lim were promoted to Associate.
“Sarah, Lois, and Zach have made enormous contributions to Mindset, particularly during the unprecedented and demanding circumstances around the pandemic.” said Mindset Partner Brant Imperatore. “Our team has benefited from their unique experience and policy insights, and they have helped bring about positive outcomes for our clients. I know that our firm will continue to grow and thrive with such talented, smart, hard working professionals.”
Zach advises clients on technology and data privacy issues and leverages his deep connections on Capitol Hill as a former staffer. Zach also leads the firm’s corporate strategy work for clients seeking advice on starting or expanding government relations and political giving activity. Prior to joining Mindset, Zach served as Legislative Director for Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (D-IL), a member of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce. In total, he brings nearly seven years of experience in the US House of Representatives in several policy areas, including financial services, technology, budget, tax, and energy.
Sarah’s work at Mindset focuses on issues related to energy, environment, infrastructure, and trade. She helps analyze key federal legislation and research and offers actionable takeaways for clients. Prior to joining Mindset, Sarah interned for the public policy department of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), as well as for the DC office of Representative Thomas Garrett (R-VA).
Lois’ expertise in the financial and technology sectors allows her to provide in depth analysis of key policy trends and legislative, regulatory, and market activity. She also assists the firm in advocacy and coalition-building efforts and supports the firm’s businesses development efforts. Prior to joining Mindset, Lois worked in the foundation relations and corporate philanthropy office at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as the financial services department of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System.