by Jasmine Batchelor
February 26, 2018
Director, Initiatives and Programs,
National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
Margaret Rehayem is the Director of Initiatives and Program at the National Alliance. She is focused on supporting the development of cutting-edge initiatives and programs for the coalition and employer community. She brings with her over 15 years experience working with employers to manage their health and wellness strategies. She is a people-oriented leader with a creative and innovative spirit.
Over the years she has lead cross-functional teams both with employers and with community stakeholders focused on creating healthy environments and initiatives that implement effective organizational systems. She is a national speaker on healthcare topics including: Health Benefits Management, Consumerism, Health Care Reform, Leadership, Employee Engagement and the Impact of Health and Wellbeing on Organizational Systems.
Prior to coming to the National Alliance, she was part of the leadership team at the Midwest Business Group on Health, one of the leading business coalitions located in Chicago. Prior to that she created and developed a successful employee wellness program for a community college for 11 years and won the WELCOA Gold Award twice. She was appointed to the University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Management Program Advisory Board back in 2013. She has been an adjunct faculty professor since 2008 and currently teaches corporate health and entrepreneurship at the University of Illinois at Chicago.