FaegreBD Consulting announced today that Mary Bono and Nick Manetto have been promoted to Principal.
Bono, formerly a U.S. congresswoman from California’s 45th district, joined the firm in 2013 as a Senior Vice President. She focuses her consulting practice on public policy and public relations matters for technology-based sectors of the economy. In the House, she was a member of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee where she chaired the Commerce, Manufacturing, & Trade Subcommittee. Bono divides her time between the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley, California offices.
Manetto joined the firm in 2004 from the staff of U.S. Representative Chris Smith and has been a Director in FaegreBDC’s health and biosciences practice. His practice focuses on biomedical research, public health, and care delivery across a diverse set of academic, clinical, and voluntary health clients. Manetto also leads FaegreBDC’s strategic communications team.
“We are thrilled to see Mary and Nick have such success in the marketplace and our firm,” observed FaegreBDC Chair Dave Zook. “They each have unique talents for helping clients get things done in a complex and difficult policymaking environment. Whether shepherding legislation on Capitol Hill, navigating an agency, or capturing media attention, they have strong records of accomplishments.”