Kristi Martin provides policy and strategic counsel expertise through her consulting firm, Highway 136 Consulting, to advance meaningful health policy. She draws on years of experience working in the public sector, with private sector clients, and in philanthropy. Most recently, she was vice president for health care at Arnold Ventures. In this role, she managed and advised on strategy for lowering prescription drug prices. Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, she was managing director of the health practice at Waxman Strategies, a consulting firm led by former Congressman Henry Waxman. Kristi served several years at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Personnel Management, and Government Accountability Office. As a senior advisor in the Obama administration’s Office of Health Reform, she had primary oversight responsibility for the coordinated and timely implementation of cross-cutting departmental public health and prevention initiatives, including addressing the rising cost of drugs and setting up the women’s preventive services initiative.
Principal, Highway 136 Consulting