Leslie Norwalk, CMS

Former Acting Administrator, CMS


Leslie chairs Peloton’s advisory board and is strategic counsel to Epstein Becker Green, P.C., EBG Advisors, and National Health Advisors. She also serves as an advisor to private equity firms Warburg Pincus and Enhanced Equity Fund. Leslie served the Bush administration as the acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where she managed the day-to-day operations of Medicare, Medicaid, and The State Child Health Insurance Programs, among other federal healthcare initiatives. Previously, she was the agency's deputy administrator, responsible for the implementation of the Medicare Modernization Act, including the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit.

Leslie serves or has served on the board of directors for numerous healthcare companies, including Peloton portfolio company Health Plan One, and former FFC portfolio companies Preferred Care Partners and Volcano Corp.