S.M. (Arlington, VA) has 25+ years of experience developing and directing mission-driven programs, building effective relationships across organizations, and creating strategic partnerships to help nonprofits, government agencies, and companies achieve their communications, policy and philanthropic goals. She has held Director and Deputy-Director roles at DHHS (2005-2012) and the White House (2010-2011) as well as a VP role at a global public relations agency (1999-2004). Most recently from 2013-2015, S.M. served as President & CEO of a women’s health nonprofit in FL, where she launched innovative education and outreach programs, formed more than two dozen partnerships, and increased revenue through strategic fundraising, new contracts, and targeted marketing and advertising. S.A. has led numerous high-profile initiatives including the DHHS $50M pandemic influenza planning and preparedness campaign, Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative, and Eli Lilly & Company’s global corporate social responsibility program. She has a BA in Political Science from Washington University.