Brittney Manchester

Brittney Manchester

Senior Associate Director

Brittney Manchester, a health policy and communications expert, is a senior associate director in APCO Worldwide’s health care practice. She is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Ms. Manchester most recently served as a senior advisor to the director of communications at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where she led earned media outreach during Open Enrollment for the 2017 Marketplace health insurance. In addition, Ms. Manchester provided strategic messaging guidance to the director of communications and handled media relations on key Medicare issues with national reporters. She also worked as a counselor to the CMS Administrator, determining press strategy for public events and drafting remarks.

Prior to joining CMS in 2015, Ms. Manchester served as a senior consultant at Deloitte and as a public affairs specialist at the United States Office of Personnel Management. She holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in Public Communication from American University.