Bridget Hagan



Bridget Hagan is a Partner at The Cypress Group, a lobbying and consulting firm in Washington, DC specializing in financial services. She is the head of the firm’s insurance practice, and leads a coalition of federally supervised insurance companies working together to ensure that federal regulation is tailored to the business of insurance. Prior to joining Cypress Group in November 2013, Bridget was head of Nationwide’s Washington, DC office of federal government relations. In that capacity, she guided all of the company’s federal legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts, and helped oversee the company’s efforts to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act. Bridget sat on the management team of Nationwide’s Chief Financial Officer.

Before joining Nationwide in June 2002, Bridget was with the American Academy of Actuaries as a pension policy analyst. Prior to that, she worked as a legislative aide for Congressman Earl Pomeroy, who was a former state insurance commissioner. Bridget is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in government. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Washington, DC.

Originally from Alexandria, VA, Bridget is the second-youngest of 12 children, seven of whom were adopted.  She is the mother of three young daughters.


JD, Georgetown University
BS, Harvard University