Madison, Wisconsin (October 15, 2015) – Michael Best Strategies LLC (Strategies) is pleased to announce Andrew A. Hitt has joined the organization’s Madison office as Vice President of Healthcare and Senior Consultant. Hitt focuses on healthcare, crisis management and government relations on a broad range of topics. As an experienced attorney who has served in key positions at the top of state government and helped lead healthcare organizations, he is known for developing solutions for both simple and complex challenges for his clients. Hitt regularly partners with clients regarding public policy, strategic planning, relationship management and communications.
“Andrew has gained extensive experience through key leadership positions he has held with the state government and also within private sector healthcare organizations,” said Ted Kanavas, President of Strategies. “This experience will benefit our clients in many ways, and we are thrilled to have him on the Strategies team.”
Prior to joining Strategies, Hitt served in leadership positions in both the public and private sector. He was the Director of Operations at a premier senior living services company in Madison, Wisconsin, and previously served four years in the administration of Governor Scott Walker. Hitt was the Assistant Deputy Secretary at both the Department of Health Services and the Department of Administration. Prior to that, he worked in the Governor’s Office as Senior Advisor and Senior Counsel to the Governor and as the Governor’s Deputy Legal Counsel.
Hitt received his B.S. in Medical Microbiology Immunology from University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D. from Marquette University Law School. He is currently pursuing his MBA in Healthcare from George Washington University.