Andy Friedell

Senior Vice President of Strategic Solutions and Public Affairs
Maxim Healthcare Services

Andy joined Maxim in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, bringing almost 20 years of government affairs, healthcare, and political communications experience. Here at Maxim he has built a regional government affairs team to support a national organization in building lasting relationships with key external stakeholders while also managing legislative, regulatory, and state budget challenges.  He has built and managed a centralized Program Solutions and New Product Development function designed to help align our branch offices with evolving customer demands. This team has developed transitional care, readmission avoidance, and gaps in care programs for our clients. 

Andy came to Maxim from Medco Health Solutions, where he managed state government relations in the Northeast. He has also worked in federal government affairs as a member of the Washington, D.C. offices of Medco and Merck & Co. Inc. Andy began his career as an aide to former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman. He holds a Master of Science in public policy and political science from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Rhode Island.