Senior Director of Strategy and Communications
In her current role, Krissy leads strategic planning, alignment and marketing/communications for OCHIN. Her work focuses on developing, mapping and communicating OCHIN’s vision and value proposition. Krissy joined OCHIN in 2018 after nearly 6 years as a Senior Advisor for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. At HRSA, Krissy led diverse teams in efforts to advance national goals around access, quality and comprehensive care for vulnerable populations. She worked in strategic communications and has extensive knowledge of federally qualified health centers, health workforce, 340B discount drug pricing and other federal government programs. Before joining HRSA, Krissy was a fellow at the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, worked as a consultant and in health care fundraising. A Portland-native, Krissy has a bachelor’s degree from Whitman College and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Southern California.