Gayle Gerdes

Health Policy Analyst

Gayle’s health care background is an extensive mix of government and private sector experience. She spent several years on Capitol Hill where she worked in both the House and the Senate focusing her time on health care legislation.

Later she moved to The Concord Coalition where she worked with the media, Members of Congress, and related organizations to educate the pubic on the federal budget and deficit. In particular, she delved into the relationship of Medicare and Social Security with the federal budget.

In addition, Gayle has experience serving on the board of the Los Alamos Medical Center, and she has recently consulted for The Brooks Group and The Concord Coalition.

Gayle graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.A. in English and Communications.