Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi is an Operating Partner at Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe, a healthcare and technology private equity firm in New York. She focuses on healthcare investments, and creating value in entities across the continuum of care. She is also an Executive-in-Residence at The Health Management Academy. She brings 20 years of policy, research, and leadership experience most recently serving as the President of IMPAQ, a healthcare, labor, and analytics consulting firm which she led through its acquisition in 2020. In addition to her private sector experience, her public sector work includes the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), and as the Associate Director for Health Programs at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under President Obama. There she led policy, management, and regulatory oversight for over $1 trillion in spending across all federal health agencies and programs, and accelerated the transition to value-based care. Dr. Enekwechi completed her bachelor’s and doctorate in Health Services and Policy at the University of Iowa, postdoctoral studies at the University of Chicago, and a master’s in public policy at the American University in Washington, D.C. She serves on various healthcare boards in advisory and director capacities, and frequently speaks on health equity, aging, and Medicare policy matters.