Episode 80: Ellen Anderson- Community Health Systems

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Ellen Anderson is the Director of Government Relations at Community Health Systems. Although Ellen did not come from a political family, political conversations with her grandfather sparked her interest to pursue a career in government. 

  • Ellen is a first-generation American, both parents immigrated to the U.S. from Chile
  • Majored in Political Science with a minor in Latin American Studies at the University of Central Florida 
  • Interned for the Florida House of Representatives as a legislative aide 
  • Became Florida State Senator Nan Rich’s Legislative Aide where she focused on children and healthcare
  • Ellen went to work for the Florida Hospital Association after Sen. Rich left office in 2012
  • In 2013 Ellen was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the cabinet for Children and Youth
  • In 2015 Ellen joined Community Health Systems where she currently serves as the Director of Government Relations 

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