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Goon, Julie L.


Julie L. Goon,

Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy
Executive Office of the President
Washington, DC

The President named Julie Goon as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy in June 2006. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Goon recently served as Director of Medicare Outreach at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. In this position, she was responsible for ensuring that the campaign to educate Medicare beneficiaries about the expanded benefits and choices they would receive under the Medicare Modernization Act was coordinated between the Department, the Administration, the Congress, and external advocacy groups. Prior to her work at HHS, Ms. Goon served as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for AHIP (previously AAHP-HIAA), the oldest and largest trade association representing the managed health care industry. In this position, she was responsible for AHIP�s Congressional lobbying strategy, grassroots outreach, coalition building and the association�s political activities. Prior to joining AHIP, Ms. Goon was Director of Federal Relations for Humana Inc. She began working for Humana in 1986 in the Corporate Public Affairs Department in Louisville, KY, and then moved to Washington, DC in 1990 to open Humana�s Washington office. Ms. Goon also worked for the Colorado Legislative Council, a staff organization for the Colorado General Assembly, from 1982-1986. She graduated from Colorado State University with an honors degree in History, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

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