Kripa Sreepada currently serves as Health Policy Advisor with the United States Senate Committee on Finance. She previously served as and Health Care Advisor for Senator Tina Smith as well as Health Care Legislative Assistant to Congressman Joseph Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. She is a former David A. Winston Health Policy Fellow and completed her fellowship placement with the Senate Finance Committee under Ranking Member Ron Wyden. Before working for Congress, Ms. Sreepada worked as an Associate Administrator at a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) and became a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) for the state of Connecticut. Ms. Sreepada graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with her Masters in Health Administration (MHA), and she graduated cum laude from Saint Louis University with her Bachelor of Science in Public Health. A native of Missouri, Ms. Sreepada has a lifelong passion for older adults and the multidimensional challenges of aging well in American society.