Marilynn Y. Evert, MBA
Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor
HMA’s vice chairman and senior advisor, Marilynn Evert previously served as the firm’s chief executive officer and during her tenure, HMA has grown to more than 20 offices nationwide, and nearly 300 colleagues. Marilynn also assists colleagues with client projects and provides firm guidance.
Marilynn is a former senior state official with more than 30 years of experience in health policy, program development and evaluation, and government relations. Prior to joining HMA, she coordinated all legislative, communications, consumer assistance, and consumer information initiatives for the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. In this role, she was responsible for leading, negotiating and building consensus for the agency’s policy agenda, budget requests, and legislative proposals. She worked closely with health care industry leaders, associations, special interest groups, and the business community. Marilynn also served as chairman of the Florida Health Insurance Survey Policy Oversight Committee and vice chairman of the Orlando Community Health Improvement Coalition.
Marilynn earned a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt University.
When not traveling between HMA offices, Marilynn lives on a small organic, hydroponics and citrus farm in Tallahassee, Florida, with her husband and daughter.