Ellen Gagnon

As Strategic Chief of Staff, Ellen Gagnon translates PBGH’s strategy into concrete plans and collaborates with staff across the organization to accomplish objectives.

Ellen has more than 25 years of experience leading innovative programs in the health care industry. Her notable accomplishments include leading a national effort to increase health care cost transparency and allow for price comparisons across multiple regions and launching an employer-driven commercial health plan. Most recently, Ellen worked at MaineHealth in Portland, Maine, where she negotiated value-based contracts. She currently volunteers for Pisgah Legal Services assisting individuals in selecting affordable health insurance plans.

Ellen holds a bachelor’s degree from Worcester State University.