Executive Director for Innovation
Office of the CTO
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
I have over 20 years’ experience in strategic communications, program operations, innovation methodologies, data and IT solutions, and strategic planning. Currently I serve as Executive Director of Innovation in the HHS Immediate Office of the Secretary providing leadership on HHS-wide innovation programs that enable HHS to improve health care outcomes and modernize government operations. Leadership responsibilities include setting program, budget, and evaluation priorities that align with HHS’ mission, and supervising staff.
Prior to this, I led significant programs in innovative communication and Web strategy, budget and congressional oversight, and established operations and innovative systems for new Offices like FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products.