John Poelman

Senior Director

John Poelman is a senior director based in Salt Lake City. As a senior director, John informs clients on the shifting health care landscape with expertise in accountable care and in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act with the corresponding political dynamics.

While at Leavitt Partners, John served as the executive director of the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative, an organization housed at Western Governors University, with a mission to accelerate the accountable care movement and provide more than 100 organizational members with actionable intelligence on value-based delivery system reform.

Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, John served as a health policy analyst and special assistant to the Value-Driven Health Care Initiative a at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

John earned his bachelor’s degree in international studies from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in public health with an emphasis in health policy from George Washington University.