Susan S. Zook
As principal at Mason Street Consulting, Susan is a leading authority in understanding the intersection of business development and health care policy. She has nearly two decades of experience developing and advancing health policy initiatives on Capitol Hill and working with companies to achieve their advocacy and business goals.
Prior to founding Mason Street Consulting, Susan served as health care policy advisor to Chairman Mike Crapo- senior member of the Senate Finance Committee. The Senator has been a leading voice and champion for both the Medicare Advantage program, and private sector innovation in the health care space. She also has worked for senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Through her experience and network, Susan drives results for her clients, their partners, and the patients they serve. She has advised a wide range of health care stakeholders including heading the Government Affairs department for Fortune 500 insurance giant Aetna, as they navigated through the challenging ACA exchange environment and spearheaded one of the (then) largest health care mergers in nation’s history. She has represented hospitals, large multinational healthcare systems, commercial insurers, Medicare Advantage insurers, large health trade associations and small innovative startup health care companies.