U.S. PIRG Staff

Jesse O'Brien
Director, Campaign for Price Transparency
971-266-2463

Started on staff: 2012
B.A., cum laude, Swarthmore College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.S.W., Portland State University

Jesse directs U.S. PIRG's health care campaigns, with a focus on increasing transparency, improving accessibility, and decreasing costs. Jesse's advocacy has helped cut more than $280 million in waste from health insurance premiums, and helped pass new laws establishing consumer protections around health insurance provider networks and surprise medical bills. Jesse lives in Portland, Ore., with his wife, Rachel, and various pets.

DEFEND THE CFPB

Tell your senators to oppose the “Financial CHOICE Act,” which would gut Wall Street reforms and destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as we know it.

Support Us

Your donation supports U.S. PIRG’s work to stand up for consumers on the issues that matter, especially when powerful interests are blocking progress.

Consumer Alerts

Join our network and stay up to date on our campaigns, get important consumer updates and take action on critical issues.
Optional Member Code