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.
Chief of Staff and Director for Children’s Policy
Lisa Shapiro is Chief of Staff and Director for Children’s Policy at Families USA. Serving as senior advisor to the Executive Director, Lisa oversees strategy, policy, partner relationships, and organizational issues with the goal of advancing Families USA’s vision and increasing the impact of our work.
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 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.