Brenna Shebel, Vice President, Center for Data-Driven Insights; Business Group on Health
Brenna Shebel joined Business Group on Health in July 2006. She currently oversees the strategy and day-to-day operations of the Business Group's Center for Data-Driven Insights (CDDI), which provides Business Group members with key statistics and benchmarking data to identify trends and best practices in the areas of health care benefits, delivery system transformation, well-being and workforce strategy. Before joining the CDDI team, Shebel coordinated the operations for the Business Group's Institute on Health Care Costs and Solutions.
Before joining the Business Group, Shebel worked for Healthy Maine Partnerships (HMP) in promoting physical activity, nutrition, and tobacco resistance activities in schools, communities and workplaces in southern Maine. At HMP, she led efforts to establish tobacco-free communities, created youth advocacy programs in three school districts, and assisted with workplace wellness initiatives. Before that, she served as a research assistant at Dartmouth Medical School where she collected data for diabetes research, and mentored adolescents with a chronic illness in a variety of clinical, academic and community settings.
Shebel received a Bachelor of Science degree in community health education from the University of Maine at Farmington and a Master of Science degree in health policy and management from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine. Shebel has also completed a certificate in benefits and compensation from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).