Lauren Crawford Shaver
Lauren Crawford Shaver

Lauren Crawford Shaver, who worked in the Obama administration on its landmark Affordable Care Act, has joined FTI Consulting in Washington as a senior managing director.

As deputy assistant secretary for PA at the Dept. of Health and Human Services, Shaver also oversaw issues related to Medicare, Medicaid, drug pricing, health centers and research.

Shaver has experience at PA shops earned through stints at Forbes Tate Partners, Hamilton Place Strategies, Locus Street Group and Dewey Square Group. She also worked on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaigns.

At FTI, she will focus on public policy, regulatory issues, reputation management, legal, financial and risks for US and international clients.

Brian Kennedy, head of FTI’s Americas strategic communications practice, said Shaver is a consummate leader who will further strength the healthcare and life sciences group.