Frederick Isasi was selected to be Families USA's second-ever Executive Director in January 2017 because of his life-long commitment to achieving high-quality, affordable health care for all as well as his expertise in Medicaid and private health insurance, health equity, and payment and delivery reform.
Deputy Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer
Craig Obey is Deputy Executive Director at Families USA, where he oversees all of Families USA’s operations and chairs the Leadership Team. In this position, he manages the organization’s program areas and leads the organization’s efforts to achieve its policy goals.
Senior Director of Government Affairs
Shannon Attanasio is Senior Director of Government Affairs at Families USA, where she leads the organization’s work with federal policymakers on all of Families USA’s program areas. Ms. Attanasio also leads Families USA’s work on CHIP, the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Senior Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships
Matthew Farrey is Senior Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships for Families USA. In this position, he works closely with the leadership team, health policy experts, and advocacy staff to establish partnerships with foundations, corporations, individuals, and other nonprofits who share our mission of ensuring that all Americans have access to high-quality, affordable health care.
Senior Director of Health Policy
As Senior Director of Health Policy, Eliot Fishman leads Families USA’s policy strategy, working with the policy department and other members of senior leadership In this capacity, he helps to provide analysis and insight regarding universal coverage, transformation of health care delivery and payment, consumer engagement in care, and achieving equity in health care access and outcomes. .
Senior Director of Communications
William Lutz is the Senior Director of Communications at Families USA. He brings more than two decades of strategic nonprofit communications experience to the job. He oversees the organization’s media relations, digital, web, and publications teams.
Senior Director of Operations
Melissa Rosenblatt is Senior Director of Operations for Families USA. She works closely with the organization’s leadership team to ensure that the organization has the staff, resources, infrastructure, and administrative processes in place to support effective and efficient organizational operations that enable the staff to achieve programmatic goals.
Senior Director of Campaigns, Outreach, and Engagement (CORE)
Patrick Willard is the Senior Director of CORE for Families USA, overseeing the organization’s work with advocacy partners in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. He leads a team that brings resources and critical assistance to move health care initiatives forward in the states.
Senior Director of Finance
Michelle Williams has been Families USA’s Senior Director of Finance since 2016. In this role she oversees all aspects of the organization’s financial management. Prior to that, Ms. Williams served as Deputy Director of Finance, from 2013 to 2015, and as Accounting Manager from 2002 to 2012.