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Adaeze Enekwechi
Operating Partner, PhD, MPP / Consultant

Dr. Enekwechi is an Operating Partner on the Healthcare team, having joined WCAS in 2021. Dr. Enekwechi focuses on a policy and regulatory environment that can have an outsize impact on healthcare investments. Dr. Enekwechi is trained in healthcare economics and outcomes research, and led IMPAQ, LLC, a company that provided research, technical assistance, and advanced analytics services for government clients which she took through its acquisition in 2020. In addition to her private sector experience, she spent many years in federal policy roles at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and as the head of Health Programs at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under President Obama. There she led policy, management and regulatory oversight for over $1 trillion in spending across all federal health agencies and programs. Dr. Enekwechi serves on the board of directors at the Public Health Institute, Alliance for Health Policy and UnityPoint Health, a large health system in the Midwest. She also serves in advisory roles in other companies and is an Executive-In-Residence at The Health Management Academy.

Associated with WCAS. Receives no compensation from WCAS or the WCAS Investment Partnerships.

University of Chicago, School of Medicine - Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Iowa, Health Services and Policy - Ph.D.
American University, School of Public Affairs - M.P.P.
University of Iowa - B.A.

Board Representation

Liberty Dental Plan

Community Involvement & Additional Information

Board of Directors, MedStar Health, Washington DC
Board of Directors, UnityPoint Health, Des Moines, IA
Advisory Board, BehaVR, Nashville, TN
Board of Directors, Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA
Board of Directors, Alliance for Health Policy, Washington, DC
Advisory Board, Evidation, San Mateo, CA

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