Evelyn Gallego, MBA, MPH, CPHIMS, is the CEO and Founder of EMI Advisors LLC, an 8(a) certified Small Minority-Owned Business. EMI was started to further Evelyn’s mission of delivering value-driven health data management advisory services to her government and commercial clients. Evelyn is a trusted advisor in helping her clients bridge the gap between health information technology policy and standards and business requirements. She has a strong ability to work across and build consensus with diverse stakeholder groups to include multidisciplinary providers, policymakers, healthcare payers, researchers, system vendors and implementers, and standard development organizations. Ms. Gallego provides specialized expertise in digital health interoperability and health policy with a focus on alignment of regulatory, technical, and process improvement requirements to enable the effective adoption and use of technology. She is a thought leader in the areas of care coordination, social determinants of health (SDoH), health IT policy analysis and development, health information exchange and interoperability, and health IT standards development. Ms. Gallego currently serves as the Program Manager and SME for three leading interoperability projects including the HL7 Gravity Project, the ONC STARS HIE Technical Assistance Program, and the NIH/AHRQ Multiple Chronic Care (MCC) electronic Care Plan Project.