Brenda J. Sykes
Acting Health Policy and Programs Advisor
S. H. Streimer Consulting, LLC
Mrs. Sykes served in several executive leadership positions during her 32 year tenure at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. She provided leadership and direction to the Office of Acquisition and Grants Management, which is responsible for the award and administration of all CMS contracts and discretionary grants that are subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulation and established grant guidelines-amounting to over $5 billion annually. In addition, she directed the agencyâ€™s Office of Human Capital Managementâ€“ to include the administration of the agencyâ€™s strategic hiring, succession, performance management and position management plans for over 4,000 employees in accordance with Federal regulations and HHS requirements and guidance and the agencyâ€™s collective bargaining process. Mrs. Sykes has provided leadership and directed the agencyâ€™s system for developing, clearing and promulgating major CMS federal regulations; setting the Agency regulatory priorities to meet the Administratorâ€™s, HHS Secretaryâ€™s and statutory deadlines.
Friday, March 4th, 2016