Charlene Frizzera

In memorium of our friend Charlene Frizzera.

Charlene Frizzera is the President and CEO of CF Health Advisors, a health policy and business strategy advisory firm, she co-founded with her partner, Jeremy Brown. CF Health Advisors combines her extensive knowledge after serving 30 years of federal service at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services with the financing industry expertise of her partner to offer unique and practical perspectives on health care.

Prior to CF Health Advisors, Ms. Frizzera was the Acting Administrator of CMS, where she was responsible for leading the Agency. Over Ms. Frizzera’s thirty-year career at CMS she gained extensive, in-depth policy and operational knowledge having previously held the positions of Chief Operating Officer of CMS, Deputy Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations, Regional Administrator of the Philadelphia Regional Office, as well as various other positions in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.

She also is currently a member of the Board of Directors for several companies, and an investor and advisor to early-stage healthcare technology companies.  In addition, she is an adjunct professor at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.