Ms. Wild, MPA works with the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) as a senior policy advisor. Ms. Wild believes in the importance of developing consensus-based solutions to the nation’s drug overdose epidemic, and recognizes that all such efforts must revolve around individualized health care. Ms. Wild has directed and implemented national programs for federal agencies, including the former President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. In her program work, Ms. Wild focused on developing strategic partnerships among national, state, and local stakeholders to promote record program growth and expansion.
Ms. Wild has worked as the Interim Executive Director to establish a nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing the disability community around one political voice, which included directing a national branding campaign along with several forums and events. Ms. Wild has also worked in the private sector as an senior analyst, and as a manager promoting direct investments in U.S. small businesses.
Ms. Wild received a Master of Public Affairs degree from Indiana University’s School of Public & Environmental Affairs and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with a concentration in science and technology policy from Carleton College.