Director of Communications, Health
Erika Stratmann is the Director of Communications, Health. She is a mission-driven communications and content development leader with more than a decade of experience advancing consumer education, community engagement and advocacy campaigns. Prior to joining the Milken Institute, she was a Senior Advisor at AARP Foundation where she led marketing of Connect2Affect.org and directed communications to help low-income older adults gain access to public benefits. Previously, Stratmann worked with AARP District of Columbia managing the multi-channel communications and marketing efforts to reach and engage 89,000 members, community partners and stakeholders. She also served as Advisor to AARP’s Senior Vice President of State and Community Engagement where she created strategic internal communications and oversaw the development and implementation of nationwide projects. Additionally, she worked for five years with AARP’s Government Affairs team, contributing to both state and federal advocacy wins including health reform. Stratmann has a Bachelor of Social Work from West Virginia University, and Master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Administration from the University of South Carolina.