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Julia Alexis, BSFS

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Areas of Expertise

Business Development, Strategic Planning, Management and Marketing


Julia Alexis oversees the development and management of the AARP Public Policy Institute’s (PPI) strategic programs and operations as vice president of strategic initiatives. In her current role, she develops programs that support AARP’s strategic efforts while working closely with major foundations, external entities, and coalitions. Julia integrates and
manages projects that cut across all key focus areas of PPI as she collaborates with her colleagues and their teams.

Before joining PPI, Julia served as vice president of health initiatives for AARP Services Inc., where she created and developed the AARP Health Care Options product portfolio, managed major service providers and multimillion dollar budgets, and launched new products and initiatives.

With a diverse background in business development, marketing, and management, Julia has experience that spans a variety of industries—most notably in health care. In addition to her work as a senior executive in the health care delivery system, where she built physician practice groups, managed major Medicare demonstration projects, and developed new clinical services, she has worked with large insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and health care advocates focused on consumer health programs.

Julia graduated with honors from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and she attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.