by Jasmine Batchelor
August 6, 2018
Senior Director, Government and Legislative Relations,
David Pizzi is Florida Blue’s Senior Director of Government and Legislative Relations. David leads all of Florida Blue’s legislative influencing on state policy issues. David works with legislators and legislative staffs, trade associations, business coalitions, special interest representatives, political party leaders and the media.
David has also held roles in Florida Blue as the Director of Political and External Relations, Director of Health Care Policy, Director of Health Care Reform and Senior Policy Analyst.
Prior to joining Florida Blue in 2001, David worked in health policy research and health care fraud investigator roles. He is also a registered nurse who has worked in pre-hospital emergency, critical care, specialty care and home health care settings in provider, educator and administrator roles.
David is the Chairmain of the Florida Insurance Council’s (FIC) Life and Health Committee, as well as Treasurer of FIC’s Political Action Committee Board. David is also Vice-Chair of Associated Industries of Florida’s Financial Services Council and is Co-Chair of the Florida Foundation for Liberty’s Political Committee Leadership Council. He is also a board member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Florida.
David holds a Master of Public Administration degree with specializations in health care policy and management from the University of Delaware, a Bachelor of Science degree in interdisciplinary studies in human services management with a minor in health policy from the University of Delaware and a Nursing degree from Delaware Tech.