Rosemarie Day, MPP

Founder and CEO
Day Health Strategies

Rosemarie Day founded Day Health Strategies in 2010 to focus on implementing national health reform.  Building on her initial success, she and her company are now serving organizations that want to transform their approach to offering or delivering health care.  Since founding the company, she and her team have worked with numerous private and public sector organizations in developing and implementing their health reform and related strategies. 

Rosemarie has over 25 years of experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including 16 years of leadership experience in state government.  Most notably, Rosemarie served as the founding Deputy Director & Chief Operating Officer of the Health Connector in Massachusetts.  At the Health Connector, Rosemarie played a significant role in launching the award-winning organization that established the first state-run health insurance exchange in the United States. The Health Connector served as a model for health insurance exchanges in national health reform.

Previously, Rosemarie served as Chief of Staff to the Dean of Harvard Kennedy School, where she helped to lead strategic planning and launch several new initiatives.  She also served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Massachusetts Medicaid program, covering more than 1 million members.  She has held several senior level fiscal positions, including Assistant Secretary for Administration & Finance, as well as Budget Director for the Department of Transitional Assistance, a $1 billion dollar state agency.

An accomplished speaker, Rosemarie has delivered keynote and panel presentations at conferences in the U.S. and abroad.  Rosemarie holds a faculty appointment at Northeastern's D'Amore-McKim School of Business and has served as a Visiting Fellow at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.  She has also served as a Senior Advisor to other consulting firms, including Health Management Associates. Rosemarie holds an MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School and an AB from Stanford University.