Chris Canning

Executive Vice President and COO

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Chris Canning served as principal deputy assistant secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he oversaw operational functions including human resources, information technology, and labor relations. While at HHS, Canning also led the return to the workplace effort and coordinated diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility initiatives. Earlier in Canning’s career, he served as the chief of staff at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as a public affairs consultant specializing in advocacy communications and crisis management, and in several roles at the Democratic National Committee.

Canning has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University and resides in Maryland with his spouse and three children.

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