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RELEASE: ACHP Welcomes Kelly Crowe as Vice President of Operations

Contact: Leah Hunter 

ACHP Welcomes Kelly Crowe as Vice President of Operations

Washington, D.C. (November 15, 2017) – The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) has named Kelly Crowe Vice President of Operations. In her leadership role, Crowe will oversee the operational functions of the organization, will head the launch of ACHP’s new Sponsorship and Corporate Alliance Program, and will work alongside the President and CEO in serving the Board of Directors and ACHP membership.

“I am thrilled to add such a seasoned and well-rounded leader to our team,” said ACHP President and CEO Ceci Connolly. “Kelly is a highly-regarded expert in the health care industry and is deeply committed to the mission of nonprofit, community health plans and shares the goal of high-quality, affordable health coverage nationwide.”

Crowe comes to ACHP from the National Alliance of State Health CO-OPs, the trade association for nonprofit health insurance CO-OPs, where she led the organization as CEO. Crowe has also held senior positions at Leavitt Partners, the health care consulting firm established by former HHS Secretary and Utah Governor Mike Leavitt, and the Center for Health Transformation, the health care think tank founded by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. With degrees in economics and business administration, more than a decade in the finance industry and years managing an association, Crowe brings sophisticated financial and management expertise to ACHP.

About ACHP
The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is a national leadership organization bringing together innovative health plans and provider groups that are among America’s best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care. ACHP’s member health plans provide coverage and care for more than 19 million Americans across 27 states and the District of Columbia. These organizations focus on improving the health of the communities they serve and are on the leading edge of innovations in affordability and quality of care, including primary care redesign, payment reform, accountable health care delivery and use of information technology. To learn more, go to and follow ACHP on Twitter @_ACHP.