Peter Begans is Senior Vice President, Public, Government and Community Affairs for SCAN. He interacts with healthcare policymakers and trade associations on the federal, state and local levels, working to encourage policy and influence legislation that positively addresses the health and lifestyle needs of our nation’s seniors.

Peter joined SCAN in 2010 and established the organization’s first Washington, D.C., office. Before coming to SCAN Peter was vice president of federal affairs for Medco Health Solutions in Washington, D.C. Prior to that he was vice president of government relations for Prudential Insurance Company, also in Washington. His extensive experience in the political arena includes serving as director of communications for Governor Tom Kean of New Jersey. He was also a national political analyst for ABC News in New York.

Peter graduated magna cum laude from Boston College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English. He also attained a New Jersey Teaching Certificate from Jersey City State College.