As a leader in LMI’s Health Market, Whitney Owen is responsible for all LMI contracts with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). She leverages LMI’s healthcare, analytical, program management, and systems development capabilities to effectively implement client programs. Whitney focuses on support to CMS in three major program areas: Medicare Advantage, implementation of Federally-facilitated Marketplaces, and alternative payment models such as accountable care organizations. She oversees more than 125 healthcare professionals who work in multidisciplinary teams to execute statements of work, conduct resource planning, and ensure the delivery of high-quality work products. On every engagement, she fosters collaboration and communication with agency leaders and stakeholders to maximize contract outcomes. She also supports government clients by implementing risk management and mitigation strategies, developing stakeholder engagement strategies, and recommending how to operationalize policy.
Whitney serves on the Executive Committee of the Advisory Board to the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. She holds a master’s in public administration from George Washington University and a bachelor’s in international affairs from Georgia Institute of Technology, and she is a certified Project Management Professional.