About Us

Who is FedHealthIT?

FedHealthIT has become a trusted resource to senior Government and industry executives within the Federal Health community.

From our annual spotlight FedHealthIT Magazine, to the growing content on the FedHealthIT website, our hyper-local focus is honed in on the Federal Health community. We are focused on connecting Government and industry, on creating a platform for the sharing of insights and perspective, relevant news and information to help connect ideas and voices.

A consolidated news source for information related to Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Defense Health Agency, and other agencies involved with Federal Health, we provide comprehensive and timely news and insight to help you better understand future trends and to identify the missions, the challenges, and the opportunities you need to be aware of.

This includes agency specific Xtra pages help you hone in on the agency you are most focused on, providing better insight with less time and effort.

Have some news or a compelling story to share? Want to push the envelope or start a discussion? Contact us with your ideas so we can continue to create a great resource for the Federal Health Community!

What is FedHealthIT Magazine?

Exclusively focused on the Federal Health market, this print and digital publication delivers timely and relevant news, information, and insights to key Government and industry decision makers. The hyper-local and targeted approach ensures this biannual print publication reaches and – more importantly – is read by, senior executives from across the Federal Health Sector – Defense Health Agency, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Want to contact us?

Have a story to share with us? Comments/feedback? Connect with us at: editor@fedhealthit.com

About the FedHealthIT Team

Chief Executive Officer – Susan Sharer

The spirit and energy driving FedHealthIT, Susan applies her 20 years of success and achievement within the Federal Health and Federal Health Innovation & Technology environments to making connections within the Federal Health community. Attending and hosting industry events, interviewing the people driving change and innovation within the industry, and seeking insight from stakeholders on both sides of the table, she works to uncover the information and perspectives that will support collaboration and innovation.

Senior Director, Communications and Marketing – Scott D. Robinson

Scott brings over twenty years of experience in a variety of communications and marketing roles, to FedHealthIT.  He is responsible for all branding, web, social, and company-related communications, including executive presence, press releases, and multimedia projects. Scott enjoys bringing modern and refreshing marketing ideas to life as FHIT grows and serves an even larger community, and he looks forward to even more new and exciting things to come for the brand.  He lives in Ellicott City, MD with his wife, son, and chocolate lab Dudley, and he is a Board member for The Family Tree, a non-profit in Baltimore that prevents child abuse and connects caring communities.

Senior Writer and Editor – Maureen Stiles

Maureen is a seasoned published author and editor specializing in crafting engaging prose for sponsored content as well as interview and creative pieces. As an established expert in the parenting field, she has been featured in publications such as The Washington Post and The New York Times. Her book, The Driving Book for Teens was released in 2022 and is a best seller in the Children’s Test Prep category. Additionally, Maureen has decades of experience developing and editing social media posts, blogs and articles for Health IT, government and patent organizations.

Senior Podcast Director – Mary Ann Brown

As the Senior Podcast Director Mary Ann Brown joined the team after years working in broadcast radio, media and project management industry. She is focused on getting the most relevant information out to the community with some of the leaders in the industry. Mary Ann resides on a small ranch in the Adirondack Mountains in Northern New York with her large family and growing number of pets. She is devoted to helping women succeed in business, families and life.

Manager, Sponsorships and Event Services – Laurie Basalyga

As Manager of Sponsorships & Event Services, Laurie works closely with our events team and sponsorship partners to support all our wonderful FedHealthIT events.  With 20+ years of event experience, she will tell you that events are where the fun is! Laurie lives in the Washington, D.C. suburbs with her family and best dog Norman, and strives daily to work hard, get some exercise, and improve the survival rate of her houseplants.

Marketing Communications and Content Manager – Missy Brandenburg

Missy has worked in various capacities on the team and enjoys the wide range of projects she helps the team with daily. She works closely with the Senior Director of Communications and Marketing to ensure that both internal and external communications and content are relevant and timely. She manages FHIT’s social media presence, designs marketing items and templates for the brand, and also maintains our customer relationship management (CRM) system. Missy grew up in Kentucky and currently lives in Maryland with her family. She loves being part of a growing company that is here to help others stay informed and succeed in Government Contracting.

Project Manager –  Tricia  Mullins

I am a mom of 2 adopted daughters living in Crozet, Virginia. I am a makeup artist on the side and love planning events & believe building relationships with others is key in any field. I have planned multiple women’s conference and have also been involved in my family’s business since I was young. I enjoy spending time with my family & my golden doodle Georgia.


Social Media Strategist – Ashley Bain

As a Social Media Strategist, Ashley works hard to promote FedHealthIT’s signature events to the masses via our LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, while also providing general marketing support. Ashley lives in St. Louis with her husband and a small army of twin girls (help!). When they allow her to leave the house, Ashley semi-enjoys running and very much enjoys Starbucks coffee.


Art Director/Graphic Designer – Brianna Moyer

At FedHealthIT, Brianna supports our flagship events through her creative designs for everything from PowerPoint presentations and award certificates to event programs and web sites. She is also the Designer and Art Director for our annual magazine, and loves keeping FedHealthIT’s brand looking fresh, modern and relevant.  Brianna lives in upstate New York with her fiancée and their Maltese named Izzy, in the beautiful countryside.

Content Analyst – Jackie Gilbert

As our Content Analyst, Jackie plows through heaps of recent contract awards and keeps an eye out for key news, contracts, and people movement, in order to post the current news on all fronts, to keep our readers informed. Jackie also compiles the Contract Awards and Industry Move sections for each print magazine issue, as well as regular spotlight summary reports to help keep the community informed.