Jen Swails

Director

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Education

Pennsylvania State University, BS, Professional Accountancy

Current Responsibility

With nearly 20 years of health care policy experience and her expertise in Medicaid and child welfare, Jen serves as a subject matter expert on client engagements, assisting clients across the U.S. by helping to develop critical Medicaid funding solutions that fulfill state and federal objectives for safety net systems.

Experience

Jen is the former Secretary of the Budget for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s administration and completed her tenure in 2021. In this role, she oversaw the Commonwealth budget. Prior to her appointment as Secretary of the Budget, Jen served the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the Governor’s Office of the Budget, the Department of Human Services, and the Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee. Jen was most recently the Fiscal Management Director of the newly created Shared Services Budget Office, which is responsible for oversight of the budgets for the Departments of Aging, Health, Human Services, and Drug and Alcohol Programs.