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01.31.2022 / Press Release

Families USA appoints Nonprofit Communications Expert Chantez Bailey Director of Communications

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Families USA Executive Director Frederick Isasi announced today that Chantez Bailey has joined the leading national voice for health care consumers as its new Director of Communications. Bailey is responsible for creating and executing strategies to enhance Families USA’s brand through various mediums, including media relations, branding, storytelling, messaging and social media. She also leads project teams on a diverse portfolio of health care issues to effectively highlight the organization’s campaigns. 

Bailey has extensive nonprofit marketing and communications experience. Before joining Families USA, she was senior communications director for the National Resident Matching Program, which matches incoming residents with the hospitals they will perform their residency– as often seen during the annual “match day.” She has also served as director of communications and marketing for both the Barker Adoption Foundation Agency and Operation Lifesaver Inc. Earlier in her career, Bailey held marketing and communications roles at a number of other mission-based organizations, including the Association of American Medical Colleges, Adventist HealthCare System, and the National Association of Broadcasters. Bailey received her Bachelor of Arts in English Arts and Literature /Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. 

“Chantez brings a plethora of critical, high-level communications, marketing and strategic planning experience that will help tell the stories of health care consumers across the country,” said Isasi. “Her expertise will be an asset to our teams and partners as we work to make equitable health and health care more accessible to all.” 

“I am thrilled to be joining Families USA, especially at such a critical time and sense of urgency for the country to address health, racial, and access equity,” Bailey said. “This new role aligns with my passion and commitment to doing impactful work and creating narratives and messaging that help others.”  

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Families USA, a leading national voice for health care consumers, is dedicated to the achievement of high quality, affordable health care and improved health for all.