Meet the Team

Johanna Barraza-Cannon
Director
Johanna Barraza-Cannon is a Director in ATI's State Program and Policy Practice. She brings 25 years of experience in health and human services policy, finance, strategy, and operations to ATI. Barraza-Cannon has extensive experience in Medicaid and CHIP policy and operations; analyzing health care regulations, statutes, and policy issues; helping policymakers design major health care reforms; developing strategy and facilitating decision-making; conducting research and data analysis; developing white papers, briefs and expert reports; engaging stakeholders; and budget and finance. Barraza-Cannon has also led projects related to behavioral health; health-related social needs; health equity; health information technology and health information exchange; telehealth; and healthcare for vulnerable populations (low-income, ACEs, FQHCs), tribal health, and elderly and disabled. Barraza-Cannon brings state, federal, and private sector experience to ATI Advisory. She most recently led projects with federal clients at MITRE Corporation. Prior to that at Navigant Consulting she worked with state Medicaid and health and human services clients, health plans, and other clients. She served as the interim Medicaid director for South Dakota and has federal experience as the Policy Director for the Office of Health Information Technology at HRSA and as a Technical Director in the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services at CMS. Barraza-Cannon holds an MPP from the University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, and a bachelor's degree in economics from Reed College.
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Fred Bentley
Managing Director
Fred Bentley is a Managing Director in ATI's Post-Acute/Long-Term Care and Senior Living Practice. He provides strategic consulting services to leading post-acute and long-term care organizations along with health plans, investors, and innovators in the senior care industry. He focuses on payment and delivery system innovations that lead to more efficient, better-integrated care for vulnerable patient populations. Prior to joining ATI, Bentley served as Managing Director at Avalere Health. In that role, he was Avalere’s lead spokesperson on value-based care, CMMI models, and post-acute care issues. He worked with leading payers, providers, and technology companies to define their growth strategies and develop innovative partnership models. Bentley’s experience with post-acute and long-term care organizations stretches back ten years to his days at The Advisory Board Company, where he launched the Post-Acute Care Collaborative. This research program provides strategy and operational research and consulting to leading senior care providers. Bentley’s work sits at the intersection of payers and providers, helping forge innovative partnerships and new business models that improve the quality, efficiency, and patient experience for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. As a keynote speaker and panelist at industry conferences, he is frequently asked to provide an expert perspective on the future of the post-acute care industry and opportunities for innovation and disruption. Bentley earned a master’s degree in Public Health and Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor’s in Political Science from Haverford College.
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Laura Benzing
Senior Analyst
Laura Benzing conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. Benzing most recently completed an internship with the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, where she worked in real-world evidence and the integration of Medicare-Medicaid for dual enrollees in North Carolina. There, she developed fact sheets to clearly communicate health policy research for multiple project teams. At the Cleveland Clinic, Benzing conducted quality management studies and worked to expand telehealth services at the Duke Cancer Institute. Benzing received her bachelor’s degree at Duke University, where she studied Biology, Bioinformatics, and Creative Writing. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Health Informatics part-time at George Mason University.
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Olivia Blumenshine
Administrative Coordinator
Olivia Blumenshine supports ATI Advisory’s internal and external communication initiatives. Prior to joining ATI, Blumenshine served as a Research Assistant in pediatric neuro-oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In this role, she designed and performed experiments targeting alterations in the PI3K/mTOR pathway to model oncogenic cell growth in diffuse midline gliomas. Blumenshine previously served as a Research Assistant at the Digital Lab for Primate Research at Washington University in St. Louis, where she assessed the social and behavioral health of captive chimpanzees. Concurrently, she conducted research at WashU’s Paleoethnobotany lab, where she analyzed plant samples from Late Archaic archaeological sites to study food behavior and contributed to updating data management methods. Blumenshine is passionate about the application of systems thinking to issues related to environmental conservation, human migration, and global health. Blumenshine received her bachelors' degrees in both English Literature and Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis.
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Valerie Bright
Analyst
Valerie Bright conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. Before ATI advisory, Valerie worked for several years in regulatory operations in the Bay Area for Premier Consulting. She focused on supporting small to mid-sized pharmaceutical companies with global regulatory submissions in clinical and post-clinical stages. Most recently, she interned at Bayview Medical Center in an administrative role in the OB/GYN and Pediatrics departments, where she worked alongside clinical and non-clinical staff. Valerie Bright earned a master’s degree in public health, focusing on health systems and policy, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a master’s in business administration from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry with a minor in music from Santa Clara University.
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Jennifer Chen
Director
Jennifer (Jen) is a Director in ATI's Prescription Drug Reimbursement Practice. She focuses on leveraging data to drive coverage and reimbursement strategies. She has a background in health policy, epidemiology, and program management in the prescription drug and medical technology industries. Prior to joining ATI Advisory, Chen worked for a medical technology startup developing blood-based cancer screening tests, where she supported evidence generation and reimbursement strategy on the market access and medical affairs team. In her previous roles at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she managed a team of policy analysts and the prescription drug pricing research portfolio in the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes and Drug Pricing Lab, and conducted epidemiological research on colorectal cancer for the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) consortium. Chen holds an MPH in epidemiology and pharmaceuticals management from Boston University School of Public Health and a BS in anthropology from the University of California, Riverside.
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Morgan Craven
Director
Morgan Craven is a Director in ATI's State Program and Policy Practice. She leverages eight years of experience advising clients on a broad range of strategies related to Medicaid innovation and delivery system reform, federal and state legislative and regulatory analysis, managed care innovation, incentive payment programs, stakeholder engagement, and project management. Prior to joining ATI Advisory, Craven was a Manager at Manatt Health providing strategic guidance and hands-on technical assistance, primarily to state Medicaid agencies. During her tenure, she supported state Medicaid agencies on a broad range of policy design and implementation issues, including Medicaid financing approaches, provider reimbursement, quality evaluations, and value-based payments. Craven also facilitated robust CMS engagement and technical assistance to state Medicaid agency partners regarding submitting and negotiating approvals for supplemental and directed payments, designing and framing quality evaluations, demonstrating compliance with managed care and financing rules, and other escalated issues. Craven started her career at Lockton Companies where she advised on regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and design of employer-sponsored managed care plans. In addition to her extensive experience in policy design and implementation, Craven is skilled in developing multivariate Excel models, conducting financial analyses, and providing project management support and infrastructure to state Medicaid agencies.
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Richard DiTommaso
Advisor
Richard DiTommaso is an experienced PACE Executive/Advisor. Richard was most recently President of Community LIFE, a PACE program in the Pittsburgh region, where he spent over 20 years developing and growing their program footprint. During his thoughtful leadership, Richard served as Director of Operations and Executive Director and Community LIFE grew steadily from its first two sites and original service area to eight locations and several geographic expansions. Richard brings his decades of knowledge to clients, advising on PACE growth and expansion plans, operations, financial outcomes, participant satisfaction, and staff development. Richard was a founding member and past chair of the Pennsylvania LIFE Provider Alliance, Pennsylvania's association of PACE programs. Richard received a Master in Healthcare Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Saint Vincent College.
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Kevin Dietz
Senior Data Analytics Advisor
Kevin Dietz is a proficient SAS and SQL programmer with expert knowledge of Medicare and other healthcare datasets and healthcare payment policies. Dietz previously served as a Vice President in the Health Economics and Outcomes Research (formerly Data Analytics) practice at Avalere Health, where for 12 years, he provided data analytics support for a wide variety of healthcare clients. His major focus is on the Medicare FFS post-acute and long-term care population and has extensive experience in modeling the financial impact of Medicare payment policies and performing longitudinal and retrospective cohort analyses. Prior to Avalere, Dietz was part of the Health Care team at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), where he specialized in the analysis of Medicare FFS claims.
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Conner Esworthy
Senior Advisor
Conner Esworthy advises on ATI’s diligence and partnership agreements. Her career in the financial services industry spans a decade, most recently as a Vice President at Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe (WCAS), a prominent healthcare investor with 40 years of expertise. At WCAS, Esworthy evaluated investment opportunities in the healthcare services space and helped launch a post-acute care (PAC) coordination company, naviHealth. At deal inception, Esworthy led financial diligence for naviHealth’s platform investment in SeniorMetrix, a post-acute discharge tool. Upon closing, she helped execute a multistage growth plan that included naviHealth’s entry into the bundled payment program. Esworthy’s financial operating model and complementary monthly reporting system drove new customer acquisition and optimized pricing, helping naviHealth become a leader in PAC solutions throughout the country. Esworthy previously managed the diligence and acquisition process for InnovAge, the second largest Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) operator in the US. With WCAS backing, InnovAge significantly broadened its geographic presence and increased access to quality and affordable care for dual eligibles. Her work included quantifying the size and growth of markets, identifying acquisition opportunities, and coordinating diligence across accounting, regulatory, legal, and healthcare policy executives to construct a viable business case for the partnership. Esworthy received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
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Nils Franco
Senior Analyst
Nils Franco conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. Prior to joining ATI, Franco served the Altarum Institute’s Center for Value in Health Care and Center for Eldercare Improvement as a research analyst. His work there included economic modeling of the impact of social policies, business consulting on home- and center-based services, and federal research on Medicare–Medicaid integration amid COVID-19. In a key project, he derived county-level data from Medicare administrative files to describe Part D outcomes for beneficiaries aged 65+ and describe users of post-acute and long-term care, including their functional and cognitive conditions, their diagnoses, and their use of healthcare. At a federal level, Franco’s past work has included consulting and data management for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and the Medicare Ombudsman Group, as well as designing statistical methods for a research project funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Franco received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from American University. He was a fellow of the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Program in 2017 at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College.
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Brian Fuller
Managing Director
Brian Fuller is a Managing Director in ATI's Value-Based Care Design and Delivery Practice. The VBC Design and Delivery practice sits at the intersection of strategy, policy, operational design and implementation, financial payment constructs and risk-based partnerships, assisting clients across the healthcare ecosystem on a variety of value-based care initiatives. Prior to joining ATI, Fuller was the CEO of Integrated Care Solutions, a technology-enabled care coordination company that partners with physician group practices, hospital systems, ACOs and payers to manage episodes of care under a variety of payment structures. He is a nationally recognized thought leader on the impact and importance of value-based care and post-acute care in new healthcare reform environments and a leading expert on care integration and partnership development across the continuum, including evaluating, contracting and implementing a variety of new payment models. He also focuses on improving post-acute integration, network development and operational models to better meet the goals of acute care hospital systems, ACOs, physician practice groups, payers and investors. He has been a featured expert, speaker or authored publications for the American Hospital Association, NPR, US News & World Report, Modern Healthcare, Hospital & Health Networks, Skilled Nursing and Home Health Care News, AHCA and McDermott Will & Emery Healthcare Private Equity among other leading healthcare organizations. Fuller is also a nationally recognized expert in bundled payments as one of only a few individuals in the US who has successfully led provider and convener organizations participating with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), consulted with hospitals and post-acute providers on bundled payment participation and was selected by CMS to serve as an expert panelist in application review for the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. Previously, Fuller has served in a number of senior executive positions in healthcare focused on value-based care, national consulting and for provider organizations including at Great Lakes Caring, one of the nation’s largest home health and hospice providers, naviHealth, a Cardinal Health company ranked #14 on the Fortune 500, Avalere Health based in Washington, DC and with Brooks Health, an integrated post-acute health system operating multiple inpatient, outpatient, home-based and physician practice business lines across Florida. Fuller is a national speaker and author on a variety of healthcare topics including bundled payments, healthcare reform, post-acute care integration and value-based partnerships and is an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow. In 2017, he was named one of healthcare’s rising stars by Becker’s Hospital Review.
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Hannah Godlove
Director
Hannah Godlove brings 15 years of experience in population health analytics, evaluation, and program planning to ATI Advisory. Prior to joining ATI, Godlove worked at Signify Health where she helped providers implement episodes of care programs for Medicaid and Medicare populations. She previously spent several years leading the analytics and reporting team at Maimonides Medical Center’s Department of Population Health. There, she launched an analytics and reporting structure for the Maimonides-led New York State Medicaid 1115 waiver and led subsequent value-based arrangements with several Medicaid managed care plans and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Godlove has also led quality evaluation and improvement initiatives for the Medicaid Health Homes program in New York with FEGS, formerly a social service agency for the seriously mentally ill (SMI) population. She also worked as an Allan Rosenfield Epidemiology Fellow with the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Godlove holds an MBA from Baruch College, a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College.
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Jade Gong
Senior Advisor
Jade Gong advises organizations on advancing innovative models of senior care. With more than 30 years of experience in strategy, management and policy, Jade brings strategic insight into integrated models of senior care, strong operational knowledge of post-acute and long-term care programs, and deep expertise in Medicare and Medicaid payment policy. Jade is one of the nation’s leading experts in the growth and management of Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) programs. She currently serves on the Public Policy Committee of the American Geriatrics Society and the Public Policy Committee of the National PACE Association. Jade has also served on the CMS Technical Expert Panel for Development of PACE Quality Measures. Prior to her work with ATI Advisory, Jade has held senior positions at the National PACE Association (NPA), Health Dimensions Group (HDG), the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the Lewin Group (now part of United Health Care/Optum). Jade began her career as a Registered Nurse at New York Hospital in the cardiothoracic ICU. Jade received a Master of Business Administration from the Yale University School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (cum laude) from New York University.
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Alison Greer
Senior Analyst
Alison Greer conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. Prior to joining ATI Advisory, Greer worked for five years as a Senior Consultant for Simon-Kucher & Partner’s Healthcare and Life Sciences practice. In this role, Greer developed global market access and pricing strategies for early-stage, late-stage, and marketed pharmaceuticals. Her engagements spanned various business needs, including portfolio contracting optimization, innovative financing mechanism evaluation, alternative access solution design, and financial incentive analysis across stakeholders and sites of care. In addition to qualitative and quantitative client-based project work, Greer spearheaded Simon-Kucher’s internal U.S. Health Policy initiative to track proposed federal and state legislation. Most recently, Greer worked as a Care Delivery Strategy Intern for Kaiser Permanente’s National Clinical Services team where she focused on implementation of care coordination and optimal prescribing programs. Greer holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley. Greer received her bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and minor in Biotechnology from the University of Southern California.
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Graceanne Horton
Analyst
Graceanne Horton conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. Prior to ATI, Horton worked as a Research Associate and Project Manager at the University of Michigan studying the role of health policy in healthy aging. Her work included exploration and interpretation of relevant legislation, quantitative and qualitative analyses, and the development of published articles. During her graduate studies, she interned at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Division of Eligibility and Coverage Demonstrations supporting states applying for 1115 demonstrations. Her work consisted of policy development, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation. Horton has also collaborated with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on numerous projects, including supporting Community Health Workers, developing communications plans, and building databases. Horton received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan where she studied health management and policy. Prior to this, Horton studied public health and political science at Calvin University.
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Madeleine Howard
Senior Analyst
Madeleine Howard conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. Prior to joining ATI, Howard served as a Health Policy Fellow in the office of Maryland House Delegate Brooke Lierman. In this role, she conducted in-depth health policy research, drafted policy briefs and op-eds, and contributed to the formulation of state and local public health legislation. As an Analytics Consultant at Axia Women’s Health, Howard performed quantitative and qualitative research analyses on health indicators and clinical outcomes within Axia’s patient population and used predictive modeling to help inform Axia’s business growth strategy. Howard previously served as the Midwest Outreach Director for the US Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC), where she worked with federal and state lawmakers to strengthen and advance US foreign policy. Prior to the USGLC, Madeleine worked at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where she served as a Program Assistant on the Global Policy and Advocacy team. Howard holds master’s degrees in Public Health and Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Global Health from the University of Washington.
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Steve Jang
Senior Data Scientist
Steve Jang conducts quantitative research analyses for ATI's clients. He brings his expertise in causal inference and econometric analysis with real-world data to ATI Advisory. Prior to ATI, Jang was a Quantitative Scientist with Verily Life Sciences, the healthcare division of Alphabet Inc. He was responsible for evaluating Verily’s chronic disease management products and conducted additional health outcomes research using claims data, electronic health records, and geo-spatial data. Prior to Verily, Jang was a Senior Provider Informatics Analyst for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts where he translated findings from claims data into interventions to reduce healthcare costs and improve quality of care across healthcare systems in the Commonwealth. Jang received an MPH in epidemiology and health care policy from Boston University School of Public Health and holds a bachelor's degree in microbiology and immunology from the University of British Columbia.
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Brianna Ensslin Janoski
Practice Director
Brianna Janoski leads ATI's State Program and Policy Practice. She has spent her career working with states and health plans on issues related to Medicaid, long-term services and supports (LTSS), Medicare-Medicaid programs serving dual eligible populations, and other programs serving populations with complex needs. Before joining ATI, she was an independent consultant who supported clients on projects related to managed care, Medicaid, Medicare, State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs), and integrating care for dual eligible populations. Most recently, Janoski served as the Associate Vice President of Medicare/MMP Product at Molina Healthcare. Here, she led the team responsible for more than 20 plan benefit packages, driving development, administration, and training of these products nationally. Prior to this role, Janoski was a Director of Public Policy at Molina Healthcare where she supported its plans across the country on a variety of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and policy priorities including developing innovative program ideas for Medicaid procurement responses, advocating for D-SNP enrollment growth, and preparing for regulatory changes in D-SNP, MMP, and MLTSS programs. Janoski began her career at the Center for Health Care Strategies where she provided technical assistance to state Medicaid agencies launching Financial Alignment Demonstrations and Section 2703 Health Homes on behalf of the Integrated Care Resource Center. She also supported various foundation-funded efforts to engage state agency staff and explore opportunities to improve accessibility and quality of LTSS and integrated care programs. Janoski received her Master of Public Health in Urban Health and Bachelor of Science in Health Science degrees from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
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Joseph June
Analyst
Joseph June conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. June most recently worked at Benefytt Technologies as a Market Research Analyst. His work included analyses of federal health policies and proposals, research on the Medicare population, and analyzing Medicare Advantage plan coverage and benefits. Prior to this, he worked as a research analyst on the SAFEHAVEN II research grant at the University of South Florida, where he assisted with proposal and funding applications, analyzed the disaster preparedness and response of long-term care settings in multiple states, and published peer-reviewed papers and conference presentations. June holds a doctorate in Aging Studies from the University of South Florida, a Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies, with minors in Chemistry and History, from the University of South Florida.
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Anna Kaltenboeck
Practice Director
Anna Kaltenboeck leads ATI's Prescription Drug Reimbursement Practice. She is a health economist whose work focuses on how federal and commercial reimbursement policies shape the market for prescription drugs and new health technologies. Prior to joining ATI, Kaltenboeck was Senior Health Advisor on the Senate Committee on Finance, where she led on drug pricing issues, including Medicare negotiation and prescription drug reimbursement provisions. In her previous role as Program Director for the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes and the Drug Pricing Lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she conducted research on policies to re-align payment for prescription drugs with evidence of their value and offer economic rewards for the creation of new treatments based on how much they improve patients’ lives. Kaltenboeck provides federal and state-level technical assistance that is informed by her research and experience as a consultant specializing in pricing and market access for pharmaceutical products. She has advised states on providing Hepatitis C treatment through subscription-based contracts, and CMS on Medicare payments, pricing, and Part D redesign options. Kaltenboeck received her undergraduate and master’s degrees in Economics from Tufts University, and her MBA from Yale University.
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Maya Kiel
Senior Analyst
Maya Kiel conducts qualitative and quantitative analysis to support ATI's clients. She focuses on issues related to Medicaid LTSS and dually eligible populations. Before joining ATI, Kiel was a Manager of Medicaid Policy at Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) where she analyzed and responded to proposed federal regulations as well as state and federal requests for information related to Medicaid and dually eligible populations. She supported state-level policy positioning, advocacy, and monitoring efforts. In a previous role at CCA, Kiel served as a Senior Advisor of Consumer Partnership, engaging members to incorporate their feedback into various business activities across CCA. Prior to this role, Maya was an Associate Program Manager for the Community Partners Program at MassHealth, the Massachusetts state Medicaid agency. While at MassHealth, she worked closely with various stakeholders, including advocacy groups and community-based behavioral health agencies, and conducted research to adapt programmatic policy during the first year of implementation. Kiel received her Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Global Studies and Hispanic Linguistics.
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Aaron Kirkman
Senior Analyst
Aaron Kirkman conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. He applies his experience in economic modeling and business strategy to helping ATI’s partners understand how regulation and policy affect their core business and future opportunities. Kirkman most recently served as a Strategy Associate at Archetype, a management consultancy and venture capital fund, where he helped healthcare and employee benefits companies develop new services and revenue streams, raise capital from investors and position themselves for scalable, profitable growth. Prior to Archetype, Kirkman worked as a health economics researcher at Northwestern University, studying hospital financing, the health effects of extended unemployment insurance, and physician behavior, with support from the National Science Foundation. Before Northwestern, he worked as a Senior Associate Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, specializing in macroeconomic forecasting, mortgage finance, and sovereign debt. Kirkman received his master’s degree in Economics from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, and Computer Science from Loyola University Chicago.
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Cleanthe (Cleo) Kordomenos
Senior Analyst
Cleanthe (Cleo) Kordomenos applies her experience with federal and state health insurance programs to advise and provide technical assistance, research, and analysis to clients on issues related to Medicaid LTSS, dually eligible populations, and delivery system transformation for people with complex health and social needs. Prior to joining ATI, Kordomenos was a mixed methods public health research and policy analyst within RTI International’s Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care Program. In this role, she provided technical assistance for an evaluation of federal health care delivery and financing demonstrations on behalf of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), including the Financial Alignment Initiative (FAI) and the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents (NFI). Kordomenos also advanced qualitative research efforts on integrated care models for dually eligible individuals and populations with LTSS needs for the Office of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment Access Commission (MACPAC). Kordomenos received her Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in Health Communication Studies from The College of New Jersey.
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Kristen Lunde
Director
Kristen Lunde is a Director in ATI’s Managed Care Strategy and Operations Practice. Before joining ATI, Lunde served as Health Policy Advisor for the Senate Finance Committee. In this role, she led the legislative portfolio and served as a technical expert on hospital, post-acute, and hospice care under Medicare Part A as well as rural health, health workforce, and health innovation issues. During her time with the committee, Lunde was involved in major legislative efforts, including the CARES Act, the American Rescue Plan, and multiple year-end bills advancing Medicare and elder justice priorities. Prior to this, she was a David A. Winston Health Policy Fellow. Lunde also has experience in performance improvement consulting, insurance benefit design, and public health program implementation. Lunde has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Amelia Murphy
Senior Analyst
Amelia Murphy conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. She applies her unique background in policy, communications, and business strategy to advise clients on health delivery system transformation, dually eligible populations, and social determinants of health (SDOH). Prior to joining ATI, she was a senior associate at The Pew Charitable Trusts, where she focused on communications strategy for the Pew’s antibiotic resistance project. In this role, she drafted action alerts and issued briefs and talking points to educate policymakers and advocates on policies related to drug innovation and antibiotic stewardship. Murphy also worked at the Maryland Department of Aging, where she designed a new health promotion program reporting tool for the state and ran interactive data workshops to gather input from Area Agencies on Aging. She has also completed quantitative research for the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) to better understand Medicare beneficiaries’ foregone care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to these roles, she was the Programs and Outreach Coordinator at the National Center for Health Research (NCHR), where she managed a health insurance assistance program and led the nonprofit’s digital outreach. Before starting her career in health policy, Murphy taught English in Indonesia on a Fulbright grant. Murphy holds Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration degrees from John Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Italian Studies from Smith College.
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Tyler Overstreet Cromer
Practice Director
Tyler Overstreet Cromer leads ATI's Complex Care Programs, Policy, and Research Practice. She joined ATI after more than a decade of experience in federal health policy at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Most recently, Cromer served as a senior executive at OMB providing oversight and expertise for budget development and execution across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She is particularly interested in payment policy, healthcare delivery system reform, and providing insights to clients building on her years of experience shaping federal policy on these topics. Cromer was involved in many of the reforms to traditional Medicare, having led efforts at OMB related to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) from its inception until her arrival at ATI. She also worked on the initial design and regulations of the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Cromer has provided oversight of and guidance to various other health programs and agencies, including the Older Americans Act programs administered by the Administration for Community Living, federal policy related to electronic medical records, and the administrative budget of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Cromer received her Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and her bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University.
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Adam Perry, MD
Fellow
Adam Perry, MD is a geriatrician and community emergency physician. His work focuses on the design and dissemination of community-based acute and transitional care models for older adults with complex care needs. He is currently Regional Medical Director with DispatchHealth, the nation’s largest provider of home-based acute care. In recent years he has been Core Faculty with the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative as well as Medical Director with the Innovation Project at ChenMed, a rapidly expanding Medicare Advantage provider group. He has practiced in rural Critical Access (northern LA), urban (Philadelphia), and small metro (Scranton, PA) environments.
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Tina Hansen Pickett
Managing Director
Tina Hansen Pickett is a Managing Director in ATI's Complex Care Programs, Policy, and Research Practice. She offers a unique blend of expertise that ranges from federal policy to on-the-ground healthcare delivery system transformation. Pickett leads ATI’s service line focused on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), supporting PACE feasibility assessments for organizations looking to enter PACE, preparing state RFP responses and PACE applications, advising states on PACE feasibility, and supporting PACE and PACE-adjacent growth opportunities. Most recently, Pickett worked on advancing the shift to value-based care at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. There, she led the formation of the Community Care of Brooklyn Independent Practice Association (CCB IPA), including its value-based strategy. Pickett was instrumental in securing numerous value-based contracts for CCB IPA, including with Medicaid managed care plans, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement – Advanced program. Prior to Maimonides, Pickett served as a health policy expert at the Office of Management and Budget, where she analyzed, developed, and oversaw the implementation of policies and programs related to innovative payment models at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, healthcare quality and research at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, comparative effectiveness research, and health IT, among other areas. Pickett has a Master of Public Health degree from the University at Albany and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Northern Iowa.
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Scott Rinefort
Senior Advisor
Scott Rinefort advises on ATI’s Medicare Advantage, Special Needs Plans and SDoH work. He is a recognized expert in the Medicare Advantage industry with over 30 years of experience. Scott brings a dynamic, creative approach to addressing new opportunities for growth, managing financial objectives and designing better patient care models. He advises on MA products, benefit design, risk arrangements and forward-thinking solutions for SDoH. Scott spent most of his career with large health plans; first United Health Group followed by Elevance; where he focused on new product innovation, plan management and business development.
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Allison Rizer
Executive Vice President of Payer Solutions
Allison Rizer oversees State Program and Policy, Managed Care Strategy and Operations, and Prescription Drug Reimbursement at ATI. She is a nationally recognized expert in dual eligible policy and brings over 20 years of experience to ATI Advisory, including 15 years focused on managed care and government programs. Prior to ATI, Rizer most recently served as Vice President of Health Policy & Strategy with UnitedHealthcare, where she led the organization’s national policy efforts specific to individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. In this role, she worked closely with state and national health plan leadership, policymakers, and other experts to bridge health policy and business worlds to inform sustainable program design and growth strategies. Rizer previously served as a Medicaid Policy Director, working with individual states and Medicaid health plans to provide strategic guidance on emerging policy and program trends. She also spent seven years with The Lewin Group, leading federal contracts with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other agencies across programs targeting older adults and people with disabilities. Her work at Lewin led to the development and refinement of Medicare Advantage network adequacy standards, numerous Special Needs Plan (SNP) program and process improvements including to the Model of Care, CMS clarification of the Medicare therapy benefit, education for State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs), and other program improvements with the Medicare Beneficiary Ombuds Office. While at Lewin, Rizer also had the opportunity to co-lead the development of a successful healthy weight pilot for older adult lesbian and bisexual women. Rizer has spoken at dozens of national conferences and participated in expert working groups on issues across the aging and disability spectrum. She currently serves as adjunct faculty at the University of St. Thomas, MN where she co-teaches an MBA course on health policy. Rizer received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from George Mason University, a Master of Health Science in Health Policy from Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, and a Master of Business Administration in Health Care from the University of St. Thomas.
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Sarah Rosenblum
Director
Sarah Rosenblum is a Director in ATI's Managed Care Strategy and Operations Practice. She focuses on issues related to Medicaid LTSS and dually eligible populations. Prior to joining ATI, Rosenblum was a Strategic Solutions Director for UnitedHealthcare Community & State (C&S), a division of UnitedHealth Group. In this role, Rosenblum led request for proposal (RFP) readiness efforts for new market entries and existing Medicaid managed care markets. In this role, she collaborated with others in C&S to create person-centered strategies that meet the diverse needs of their members, including complex needs populations and dually-eligible individuals. Previously at UnitedHealthcare C&S, Rosenblum was a Director of Strategic Initiatives within the National Policy & Influence team. There, she conducted analysis of policy trends in Medicaid and contributed to the development of thought leadership and advocacy positions. Rosenblum previously worked at L&M Policy Research, where she focused on improving consumer health plan decision tools like Healthcare.gov and the Medicare Plan Finder. She also conducted evaluations of federal health care delivery and financing demonstrations like the Accountable Care Organization Investment Model (AIM) ACO initiative and the Home Health Value-based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model. She also completed research on challenges to and mitigation strategies for the expansion of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) 2.0. Rosenblum received her Master of Public Health degree in Health Management & Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Development, with minors in Health Policy and Gerontology, from Cornell University.
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Jennifer Sisto Gall
Director
Jennifer Sisto Gall, MPH is a Director in ATI’s Managed Care Strategy and Operations Practice. An accomplished healthcare business executive with more than 15 years of experience, Sisto Gall is a dynamic leader who has successfully overseen the growth of innovative services and spanned policy change from reform to implementation, in pursuit of better and more equitable health outcomes. Her expertise is at the intersection of healthcare strategy, technology, and policy. Sisto Gall crafts impactful go-to-market strategies, fosters collaborative relationships, and navigates the intricacies of healthcare policy in pursuit of organizations' north star missions. Sisto Gall most recently served as Vice President, Government Programs at Twill focused on working with Managed Care organizations to support the mental well-being and care journey for pregnant and postpartum people on Medicaid, and for healthy aging within Medicare. Prior to Twill, Sisto Gall was the Director of Policy and Clinical Programs at Phreesia, focused on advancing digital-first, person-centered data collection for health equity, including the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) in quality measurement programs and CMS Innovation Center models. Sisto Gall also led Lyft’s Government Business Development and Strategy for Lyft’s Healthcare business, focusing on non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) and transportation as a social determinant of health and bringing rideshare newly into 25 Medicaid programs. During her time at Lyft, she served as a Transportation SME for the Gravity Project, MACPAC, The National Academies, and the National Quality Forum (NQF). Prior to Lyft, Jennifer worked with Evidation Health to launch digital biomarker research with clients to understand how everyday behavior and health interact. She also worked at Change Healthcare where she led Enterprise Strategy initiatives across the $3B portfolio, focused on software and services for health systems and health plans. She completed a post-graduate Rotational Program with RelayHealth, a division of McKesson (which became Change Healthcare), where she drove the go-to-market launch of a clinical and claims data platform with a focus on quality measures. Sisto Gall started her career as a consultant with Accenture within both the public and private sector Healthcare consulting practices, including leading initiatives for HHS/ONC supporting the Standards & Interoperability Framework, and as a business architect for HHS/CMS on the Healthcare.gov recovery effort. Sisto Gall has her Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health. She received her BS from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis in Systems Science and Mathematics, with a second major in Healthcare Management from Olin School of Business.
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Bryan Stacy
Chief Operating Officer
Bryan Stacy leads firm operations. Prior to joining ATI, Stacy spent 13 years at Accenture as a talent strategy consultant helping Fortune 500 companies and federal agencies design environments for growth and performance. He earned his clients’ top accolades for workplace culture including “Crain’s Business Best Place to Work”. After beating testicular cancer in 2012, Bryan developed a passion for advocating on behalf of more accessible healthcare. He left Accenture to start a digital health company focused on infectious disease. In 2021, his father-in-law suffered a massive stroke, when he got another front-row seat to the complexity of the US healthcare system. He exited his company shortly thereafter and joined ATI to continue his journey being involved in solving healthcare’s hardest problems. Stacy received a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa. He currently serves on the board of Kallimos, a company focused on intergenerational housing and community development.
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Giselle Torralba
Senior Analyst
Giselle Torralba focuses on issues related to Medicaid LTSS and dually eligible populations. Most recently, Torralba was a Program Officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies where she supported initiatives related to dually eligible populations and those in need of LTSS. In this role, she provided technical assistance and project support for a broad portfolio of work, including the Integrated Care Resource Center in partnership with the Medicare and Medicaid Coordination Office. Torralba also supported several foundation-funded projects that engaged states in advancing innovations in policies and programs for individuals dually enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid, family caregivers, and Medicaid enrollees with behavioral health needs. She has previous experience engaging with stakeholders to develop a set of care standards for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities so that their needs may be better met in clinical care settings. Torralba received her Master of Public Health degree from Des Moines University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh where she studied Psychology and Social Work.
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Anne Tumlinson
Founder and CEO
Anne Tumlinson oversees ATI Advisory and advises the nation’s top public and private leaders in healthcare. Tumlinson spent her early career working in government, first in the office of Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) and then in the White House Office of Management and Budget. She joined Avalere Health in 2000, leading the firm’s provider practice and developing business intelligence solutions to support value-based care. Tumlinson currently serves on the boards of Bluestone Physician Services, At Home Harmony, and Mary’s Center. She also founded Daughterhood, a non-profit national community that connects family caregivers with peer support and resources. She is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance and was named an Influencer in Aging by Next Avenue.
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Elizabeth Walsh
Chief Corporate Development Officer
Liz Walsh oversees firm development and management. Prior to joining ATI, Walsh was the Associate Director of Product Management at Evolent Health, a firm that enables major health systems to manage risk across Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and self-funded populations. In this role, she managed new development for Evolent’s care management solution. Walsh also worked on the Product Innovation and Commercialization team where she directed cross-functional strategic initiatives. Prior to that, she worked as a Consultant at Avalere Health, where she advised clients on trends in value-based care and performance improvement and developed business intelligence products. Walsh earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Emily Zhu
Analyst
Emily Zhu conducts qualitative and quantitative research analyses to support ATI’s clients. Prior to ATI, Zhu was a Research Assistant at L&M Policy Research. In this role, she assisted with consumer testing to inform web tools for the federally facilitated health insurance exchanges mandated by the Affordable Care Act and conducted qualitative research to support the development of Medicare decision-support tools. She also supported a project assisting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with monitoring and evaluation of active Medicaid Section 1115 demonstrations. More recently, she was a Summer Fellow at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission, supporting an investment program coordinating care for substance-exposed caregivers and newborns. Zhu received her Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Bachelor’s degree from Brown University where she studied Public Health and Public Policy.
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