Vice President of Health Policy and Government Affairs
Cindy Zeldin serves as Vice President of Health Policy and Government Affairs for Healthcare Georgia Foundation and is a member of the executive leadership team at the Foundation. As the inaugural staff member in the Health Policy role she designs and implements a portfolio of initiatives and activities that inspire and promote collective action to advance health equity for all Georgians.
With more than twenty years of experience in the health policy and advocacy field, Cindy has established herself as a connector, bridge builder, and strategic innovator who works for the good of all Georgians.
As the first executive director of Georgians for a Healthy Future (GHF), a statewide consumer health advocacy organization, she worked closely with partners and key stakeholders to establish and build the new organization’s capacity for policy development, community outreach and education, coalition building and mobilization, strategic communications, and advocacy. Most recently, she served as a Senior Consultant for Health Management Associates (HMA), a leading national research and consulting firm that specializes in publicly financed health care.
In her early career, Cindy held various positions in research, policy analysis, and advocacy, all with a focus on health. She earned her MPH in Health Policy and Management from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, an MA from The George Washington University, and a BA in Political Science from Emory University.