Leavitt Partners Welcomes Josh Trent to the Firm

Salt Lake City, December 4, 2018 –Today, Leavitt Partners is proud to announce and welcome Josh Trent as a principal based in Washington, D.C.  Josh specializes in federal health care policy and strategy related to public insurance under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, private health insurance, the 340B program, and the Affordable Care Act.

Josh previously served as Chief Health Counsel for Chairman Greg Walden of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to that, Josh was Deputy Chief Health Counsel for Chairman Walden, as well as Deputy Chief Health Counsel and Professional Staff for Chairman Fred Upton at the Committee. Josh spent nearly five years as health care policy advisor for U.S. Senator Tom Coburn.

Previously, Josh served in the Administration of President George W. Bush as deputy director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to that, Josh served in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. Josh received his Bachelor of Arts from Union University and received his master’s degree from the University of Bath in Bath, England.

“Josh brings valuable expertise serving in the federal government, which has made him a health policy leader.  We are thrilled to have him join our team, focusing on federal health policy and alliances,” said Vince Ventimiglia, chairman, Leavitt Partners Board of Managers.

Governor Mike Leavitt, founder of Leavitt Partners, said, “Josh’s comprehensive experience, combined with his ability to foster collaboration to find solutions to complex challenges, is an excellent complement to the work he will be managing as part of our team.”

Josh will develop and manage complex, multi-sector alliances, and will advise clients throughout the health care sector on federal health care policy and strategy.


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