Meggan Christman Schilkie, MBA
Meggan Christman Schilkie is a senior vice president at Health Management Associates (HMA), a national health care consulting firm, where she works with clients across the country, including providers, associations, state and local governments, payers, large delivery systems, and other stakeholders, to expand the quality of health care as well as health care access. In prior roles, she has managed the New York office and the Northeast Region of HMA. The practices she oversees include community strategies, justice-involved services, behavioral health, investment services, IT advisory services, delivery systems, managed care, quality, and Medicare.
She has also held interim leadership roles for three health homes in New York, serving individuals with serious behavioral health needs, chronic health conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. Schilkie was founding executive director of the Coalition of New York State Health Homes, a statewide provider association.
Prior to joining HMA, Schilkie served as chief program officer for mental health at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where she oversaw a portfolio of behavioral health services. She represented mental health system interests in a range of city and state task forces charged with improving criminal justice, law enforcement, and homeless services.
Schilkie has fulfilled a variety of management roles in intergovernmental and legislative affairs in behavioral health for New York City. She served as a policy advocate for the Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies, a nonprofit trade organization representing community behavioral health providers, where she worked to increase funding for individuals psychologically affected by the attacks of September 11, 2001, and advocated for system improvements for mental health providers. She has also served as president of the board for a behavioral health and housing organization in Queens.
Schilkie holds a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.