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Adaeze Enekwechi

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Adaeze Enekwechi

Operating Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe; Former Head of Health Programs, White House Office of Management and Budget
Adaeze Enekwechi

Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi is an Operating Partner at Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe, an investment firm where she focuses on growth-oriented healthcare companies. She also brings a focus on the policy and regulatory environment which can have an outsize impact on healthcare investments. Dr. Enekwechi is trained in healthcare economics and outcomes research, and led IMPAQ, LLC, a company that provided research, technical assistance, and advanced analytics services for government clients which she took through its acquisition in 2020. In addition to her private sector experience, she spent many years in federal policy roles at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and as the head of Health Programs at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under President Obama. There she led policy, management and regulatory oversight for over $1 trillion in spending across all federal health agencies and programs. Dr. Enekwechi serves on the board of directors at the Public Health Institute, Alliance for Health Policy, UnityPoint Health System and Tia, a women's health company.