Under the leadership of Executive Director Jeff Micklos, the staff executes on the Task Force’s strategic direction and operational priorities, including development of resources and perspectives and facilitation of Work and Advisory Groups.
Jeff Micklos is the Executive Director of the Health Care Transformation Task Force. An attorney by training, Jeff is the former Executive Vice President, Management, Compliance, & General Counsel of the Federation of American Hospitals, a national trade association representing investor-owned hospitals, and a former Partner in the Health Law Department of the international law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Micklos began his career as a litigator and regulatory counsel for the Health Care Financing Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and also served in the Office of General Counsel of the Social Security Administration.
Jeff is a graduate of the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, and received a Bachelor Arts Degree from Villanova University. He resides in Washington, DC with his wife, Monica, and their four children.
Theresa Dreyer is a Senior Director for the Health Care Transformation Task Force. Prior to joining the Task Force, Theresa led the Value-Based Care (VBC) portfolio at the Association of American Medical Colleges. She draws on previous experience with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, where she led the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, and has also worked in health care consulting. Based on her range of public and private sector expertise, Theresa has developed deep knowledge of how VBC works from a policy perspective, as well as how it plays out on the ground for payers, providers, and patients.
Theresa holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.
Charlotte Burnett is a Director for the Health Care Transformation Task Force. Prior to joining the Task Force, Charlotte worked for Northwestern University where she managed the implementation of an HIV prevention project in collaboration with city and state health departments. Charlotte began her career providing individual case management to individuals with complex medical and behavioral health needs before attending graduate school to make an impact at organizational and policy levels. Throughout graduate school she engaged in research and evaluation work across various populations with the goal of strengthening social services and improving health outcomes.
Charlotte holds Master of Social Work-Master of Public Health degrees from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science from Fordham University.
Rebecca Smoots is a Communications Specialist at the Health Care Transformation Task Force. Before joining the Task Force, Rebecca worked for Harvest Table Culinary Group, managing marketing and communication strategies for clients at Wake Forest University and Salem Academy and College. Rebecca has an academic background in health and exercise science and has developed her expertise in design and communications throughout her career.
Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University.