Susan Winckler is the President of Leavitt Partners Solutions and Chief Risk Management Officer of Leavitt Partners. Susan manages a robust portfolio of client engagements, individually advises clients on how to succeed in the evolving value-driven health care economy, and leads new product development to ensure clients have the latest intelligence and tools needed for strategic planning and positioning of organizational assets. She also oversees the corporate compliance program, conflict of interest procedures, and legal record management.
A pharmacist and attorney by training, Susan is the former chief of the staff for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and former president and CEO of the Food and Drug Law Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., which provides a marketplace for discussing food and drug law issues through conferences, publications, and member interaction.
Susan is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and the Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude. She is a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association, a Distinguished Alumna of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, delivered the William A. Zellmer Lecture for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and was named a Distinguished Young Alumna of the University of Iowa Foundation.
Ms. Winckler was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees in 2019.