He offers clients a multi-disciplinary perspective, with more than 15 years of experience in communications, public affairs and marketing. In addition to his client leadership within our National & Academic Health System practice, Stewart served as operations lead for our Chicago location prior to the firm joining The Chartis Group in 2020.
Prior to joining Jarrard Inc., Stewart was the director of outreach for the Illinois State Medical Society, a 175-year-old organization that serves as the voice of Illinois physicians. Stewart’s comprehensive grassroots outreach efforts demonstrated the Society’s value to its members and enhanced retention while deepening relationships with physicians statewide. Additionally, Stewart led numerous engagement efforts centered on issues that physicians face today, including the navigation of new rules and regulations on Medicaid, Medicare, ICD-10, Meaningful Use and HIPAA.
Stewart was previously a marketing associate with McDougal Littell, an established textbook publisher, where he directed the Advanced & Elective division’s largest annual marketing initiative across the country. He also served as the national finance intern for the Obama for Illinois 2004 campaign, leading voter outreach efforts and organizing nationwide fundraisers from its Chicago headquarters.
Stewart received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Boston College. He has completed work towards his Masters in Science degree in predictive analytics at Northwestern University.