by Jasmine Batchelor
August 20, 2020
Association of Washington Health Plans
Chris Bandoli serves as Executive Director of the Association of Washington Healthcare Plans (AWHP). He is an experienced government relations professional with more than a decade of experience in advocacy, policy analysis and political strategy.
Prior to joining AWHP, Chris led government affairs teams at multiple prominent organizations including Regence BlueShield and the Washington State Hospital Association, where he most recently served as a Senior Vice President.
At AWHP, Chris leads the association in its mission of ensuring affordable health care coverage for all Washingtonians through a competitive marketplace that preserves consumer choice and quality care, builds on the stability and success of existing coverage programs, and supports innovation.
Chris received a master’s degree in political management from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Indiana University.