Michael O. Leavitt is the founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners where he advises clients in the health care and food safety sectors. In previous roles, Leavitt served in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush (Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Secretary of Health and Human Services) and as a three-time elected governor of Utah.
Rich McKeown is Chief Executive at Leavitt Partners. He is a co-founder of Leavitt Partners with former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary, EPA Administrator and Governor Michael O. Leavitt. The partnership advises clients in the health care and food safety sectors. As the chief executive officer, McKeown leads a group of experienced professionals who help clients enter new markets, enhance the value of their products, navigate dynamic regulatory and reimbursement systems and improve living conditions around the world.
Charlie Johnson is Chief Financial Officer at Leavitt Partners. He brings decades of financial and government experience to the firm and its’ clients.
Andrew Croshaw is President of Leavitt Partners Consulting where he oversees the delivery of consulting services to clients. In this role, Mr. Croshaw also advises clients as they enter new markets, enhance the value of their products, and navigate dynamic regulatory and reimbursement systems.
Vince Ventimiglia is President of Leavitt Partners Collaborative Advocates. In this role, Mr. Ventimiglia leads complex, multi-disciplinary collaborations among diverse health care organizations seeking to implement significant health care policy initiatives. He also facilitates relationships with congressional and executive branch offices and provides in-depth analysis of federal government action.
Brett Graham is President of Leavitt Partners Development where he is responsible for forging new relationships and developing the firm’s key external alliances.
Susan Winckler is the Managing Partner of the Leavitt Partners Washington, DC office and leads the daily operations and client relationships of the office.
Taylor Leavitt is President of Leavitt Partners Equity where he directs investment decisions that align with the firm’s core beliefs about the future of health care. Mr. Leavitt also leads the management of the firm’s portfolio holdings, due diligence processes, and relationships with other private equity funds.
Dr. John Agwunobi is a member of Leavitt Partners’ FuturePanel and former President, Health and Wellness Business Unit, at Walmart.
Joel Ario is a member of Leavitt Partners’ FuturePanel. He brings to the firm 30 years of experience in a professional career dedicated to shaping and implementing public policy, primarily in the areas of health reform and consumer rights.
Thomas Barker serves as a Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners and is also a member of the firm’s FuturePanel. Mr. Barker is among the Nation’s foremost experts on Medicare and health care legal issues.
David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, is the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology under President Obama, where he oversaw national efforts to create a nationwide health information system and widespread, meaningful use of health IT.
Charlene Frizzera serves as a Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners and is also a member of the firm’s FuturePanel. Ms. Frizzera has exceptional operational knowledge surrounding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Rick Foster is the former Chief Actuary for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. A position he held for over 18 years.
Dr. Brent James is a member of Leavitt Partners’ FuturePanel. Dr. James is known internationally for his work in clinical quality improvement, patient safety, and the infrastructure that underlies successful improvement efforts.
Karen Milgate is a seasoned health care policy executive with a deep knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid policies, programs, operations, and data.
John Nelson, MD, MPH is a Senior Advisor and member of FuturePanel at Leavitt Partners. He brings more than three decades of medical practice and health policy experience to the Leavitt Partners’ team.
Ray Scheppach is the former executive director of the National Governors Association where he oversaw the day-to-day operations of one of the most influential public policy and lobbying groups in Washington, D.C.
Barry M. Straube, MD, is the former Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and director of the CMS Office of Clinical Standards and Quality.
Ronald A. Williams is the former Chairman and CEO of Aetna Inc. During his tenure, Fortune magazine named Aetna as the most admired company in the insurance and managed care industry.
Shirley Weis is a member of Leavitt Partners’ FuturePanel and former Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Robin Arnold-Williams is a Partner at Leavitt Partners and directs Leavitt Partners’ Medicaid practice. Ms. Arnold-Williams has over a decade of experience leading large state-level health and human service agencies.
Lauren Driscoll is a Partner at Leavitt Partners. Ms. Driscoll brings significant public health and applied health policy expertise to the Leavitt Partners team.
David Smith is a Partner and Director of Payer Services with Leavitt Partners, leading the firm’s operations and client activities in Chicago, IL.
James Capretta serves as a Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners and is also a member of the firm’s FuturePanel, specializing in Medicare and Medicaid payment issues and the intersection of the federal budget process and health care policy.
Michael Deily serves as a Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners. Mr. Deily has over 30 years of experience in state assistance programs.
Natalie Gochnour is a Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners where she advises the firm and its clients on health care policy and corporate communications.
Laura Lawlor serves as Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners. She brings almost two decades of senior-level public policy experience, having served in various government roles at both the state and federal level.
David Merritt serves as Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners. He is a nationally recognized expert in health policy and a sought-after speaker, author and policy advisor.
Wayne Sensor is a Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners with real world experience in operating a large, integrated health system to clients.
Bill Steiger serves as a Senior Advisor for International Affairs at Leavitt Partners.