We Are the Health Action Alliance
HAA is a partnership between leading business, communications and public health organizations to help employers:
Our Organizing Partners
The Ad Council is where creativity and causes converge. The non-profit organization brings together the most creative minds in advertising, media, technology and marketing to address many of the nation's most important causes. The Ad Council has created many of the most iconic campaigns in advertising history, including Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk, Smokey Bear, and Love Has No Labels. The Ad Council is leading the COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, a massive communications effort to educate the American public and build confidence around the COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more.
The CDC Foundation is an independent nonprofit and the sole entity created by Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s critical health protection work. The CDC Foundation is working closely with public health authorities across the country to respond to the ongoing, rapidly increasing pandemic. Learn more.
de Beaumont Foundation
The de Beaumont Foundation advances policy, builds partnerships, and strengthens public health to create communities where people can achieve their best possible health. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation has been working closely with state and local health departments and other partners to provide practical resources to address immediate needs and advocate for sustained investment in public health. Learn more.
Meteorite powers movements to address society's greatest challenges by inspiring unlikely partnerships that drive social transformation. In addition to the Health Action Alliance, Meteorite also powers the Civic Alliance, a coalition of companies committed to strengthening our democracy. Learn more.
Business Advisory Council
Global Medical Director
Chief Medical Officer
Head, Health Ecosystem
Corporate Medical Director
Professor, Public Health
Kansas City University
Senior Partner, Health Policy
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Chief Medical Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Powell Companies Real
SVP Digital Marketing
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Vice President, Health Policy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Selection of Participating Companies
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Stephen Massey is a social entrepreneur and communications expert who builds unlikely partnerships for social good — across geographies, industries and sectors. Over the past 15 years, he has led integrated cause-marketing campaigns in the U.S. and abroad, and has cultivated initiatives with major foundations, media organizations, international institutions and Fortune 500 companies.
Stephen is the co-founder of Meteorite, the social impact firm that powers the Health Action Alliance. Prior to launching Meteorite, Stephen co-founded a non-profit health policy organization in Russia, helped mobilize more than 300 of the world’s leading media companies in response to AIDS, and managed a multi-million dollar investment portfolio on behalf of a major operating foundation and the United Nations. He’s built Emmy and Peabody Award-winning campaigns on a wide range of social issues, including public health, civic engagement, climate change and early literacy. A first-generation Cuban-American, Stephen served as a White House National Security Fellow in the Clinton Administration and studied international development and economics at Georgetown, Columbia and Oxford Universities.
Mark SooHoo has been leading marketing, communications, and online organizing for over 20 years working with healthcare, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies following a decade in politics. He has led teams in the U.S. and Middle East, with particular emphasis on digital communications including social business planning, marketing technology, targeted advertising, social media, and content marketing.
Prior to Meteorite, the social impact firm that powers the Health Action Alliance, Mark served as VP of Marketing and Communications for Ventec Life Systems, a medical device manufacturer that increased production of critical care ventilators 80x in response to COVID-19. He was the Executive Director of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Digital Communications team where he was responsible for content, online intelligence, and digital channels.
He has worked as a consultant with Edelman and Burson-Marsteller for clients including Humana, UnitedHealthcare, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Astellas, and many others leading integrated communications teams in the U.S. and abroad. He spent the first decade of his career developing digital strategies for political campaigns and organizations across the United States. Mark ran online operations at the 2004 and 2008 Republican National Conventions and was deputy eCampaign director for John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign.
Sara Zeigler is a public sector executive with over 20 years of experience leading mission-driven community change initiatives. At Meteorite, Sara is a senior advisor for health strategy and provides direction to the Health Action Alliance and the agency’s other public health efforts.
Sara also leads Courage Forward Strategies, a firm that provides consulting services for public health initiatives focused on accelerating policy development and implementation, expanding strategic partnerships, driving effective planning, while prioritizing improving health equity.
Previously, Sara served as an executive leader at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While at CDC, Sara provided policy and program technical assistance and leadership in infectious and non-communicable disease programs. Sara spearheaded critical components of several global emergency responses, including the development of the Zika Action Plan Summit, CDC’s COVID-19 Health Equity Strategy and the National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine. Sara was recognized with a CDC Honor Award for Excellence for Health Equity in the COVID-19 Response.
Prior to joining CDC, Sara worked with non-profit community-based and educational organizations. Sara earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Public Affairs and Citizenship at Syracuse University and a bachelor’s in Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond.
She serves on the boards of Motherhood Beyond Bars and Atlanta Public Schools’ Midtown High School Parent-Teacher Service Organization, and is a regular volunteer with Intown Collaborative Ministries’ food pantry outreach programs for people experiencing homelessness and voter protection activities with the Democratic Party of Georgia. Sara is based in Atlanta, Georgia and resides with her family, including her two teenagers, husband, and an incredibly lovable black Labrador who likes to be a paddle board companion.
Jenna Finer is a highly organized project manager that helps companies develop processes for high-impact projects. With 8+ years of integrated communications and business development experience, she is an expert at campaign execution and team collaboration.
Jenna has worked with a broad range of companies from Fortune 500 to startups within the life sciences, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries such as Elsevier, PCI Pharma Services, GSK and Novo Nordisk.
Jenna earned her BA in Strategic Communications from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.
Malcom Glenn is a writer, speaker, organizational consultant, and public policy and communications specialist. He serves as a Senior Advisor to Meteorite, and the Health Equity Advisor for the Health Action Alliance. Malcom has spent his career building partnerships between corporations, nonprofits, and governments, and telling the stories of the impact of that work. He is the founder and CEO of MG Equity Consulting, an advisory firm that helps organizations embed equity in their internal-and external-facing work.
Previously, he was the Head of Global Policy for Accessibility and Underserved Communities at Uber Technologies, where he led Uber’s efforts to make the platform more accessible for historically marginalized groups. A native of Denver, CO, Malcom graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in history, where he was the president of The Harvard Crimson, the nation's oldest continuously published daily college newspaper.
Caroline is passionate about leveraging media and communications for social good through strategic communications, partnerships, and integrated campaign development.
Caroline spent 15 years at KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) on the Social Impact Media team where she led the creative development and production of the foundation’s Greater Than AIDS initiative - a public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic. She also managed ongoing partnerships with national media companies and corporations, including the Greater Than AIDS/Walgreens National HIV Community Partnership - an initiative working with local health departments and community organizations to expand free HIV testing and information in non-traditional settings.
Caroline holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Communication from American University and has served in past communications and marketing roles at National Public Radio, American University, and the Media Education Foundation.
Meghan Kamper loves engaging with people and communities, she excels at building strategic partnerships and relationships across different sectors.
With 6+ years of project management experience, she recently completed her master’s degree in Sustainable Leadership and worked with the State of New Mexico to develop their electric vehicle infrastructure for the State’s Department of Transportation and General Services Department. Her previous work focused on sustainable practices, addressing climate change, and working with public agencies to increase their sustainability efforts.
When Meghan is not trying to save the planet, you can find her working on her other passion: health and wellness. She is an advocate for healthy lifestyles and spends her time learning ways to incorporate sustainability into health and wellness within the built environment. Meghan is ecstatic to be working on Meteorite’s health campaigns.
Dan Pasquini brings to Meteorite 15 years of experience in strategic communications and media relations, in city and international government. Whether advancing policy in the op-ed pages, crafting the language of winning campaigns, or cutting through the noise to earn major media coverage, he directs organizations to reach their audiences and their goals with clarity, wit, and purpose.
Dan has helped defuse a national crisis in Canada's border policy, turned an Emmy party into a vehicle to advance reconciliation with Native peoples, innovated the use of oral storytelling in diplomacy, and changed senior decision-makers' thinking about problems in public transit and education. He has also led successful efforts to achieve gender parity in public funding of the arts and to diversify the applicant pool for the U.K.'s prestigious Marshall Scholarship. The single most memorable night of Dan's career was a dinner at the same table with Sidney Poitier, Morgan Freeman, Quincy Jones, and Stephen Hawking.
As a Program Manager at Meteorite, the social impact firm that powers the Health Action Alliance, Sarah works with expert partners in infectious diseases, mental health and ergonomics to translate the latest science into best-in-class tools and resources to help employers take action on workplace health and safety. With over a decade of experience in public health, Sarah is passionate about applying data and behavior theory into practical solutions that improve health equity and well-being.
Sarah received her Masters of Public Health from the University of Florida, with a focus on social and behavioral science. Prior to joining Meteorite, Sarah spent 10 years designing and implementing evidence-based programs in the higher education sector, spanning from 1:1 interventions and engaging workshops to campus-wide campaigns. Sarah founded and led a number of inter-departmental coalitions to unite violence prevention initiatives across campuses and spearheaded university health assessments. Her previous areas of impact have included crisis intervention & suicide prevention, sexual assault prevention, alcohol harm reduction, and gender equity.
Rachel Reyes is a seasoned political and community organizer. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Rachel is a sixth generation Angeleno and proud Dodgers fan. In 2022, Rachel joined Meteorite, bringing her experience in labor and worker advocacy to the company’s health teams. Rachel has a background in the nonprofit sector, most recently working during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic with grocery and retail workers. Her work during this time ensured that essential workers were guaranteed higher pay, direct access to protections, and stronger contracts overall.
Rachel’s passion for labor comes in part from her longtime retail work, managing businesses in both England and the US, from small boutiques to multimillion dollar flagship stores. Rachel began her career in museum education, working for the Natural History Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the National Gallery in London. When she’s not working, you can find Rachel in the field for local electoral campaigns. Her dedication to local politics has improved the lives of working people across Los Angeles, from passing policies like Fair Workweek to electing City Councilmember Nithya Raman. She is also a freelance writer and podcaster. Rachel is a two-time Getty Scholar and holds a B.A. in Art History and Ethnic Studies from Mills College.
Jamie Vaughn (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and mental health therapist who finds joy in empowering others to live their healthiest, happiest lives. With a passion for gender equity, Jamie led theory-based and evidence-informed programs and services for the Women & Gender Equity Resource Center at Florida Atlantic University. During her time in that role, she built coalitions to promote nondiscrimination and disseminate information campus-wide. To apply her master’s degree in women’s, gender and sexuality studies in real-world scenarios, she obtained her Masters in Social Work in 2020 from Barry University.
Since receiving her therapist license she has seen numerous clients of all ages, providing trauma-informed, empowerment-based, solution-focused care using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and narrative therapy to support their path to improved mental health and overall wellbeing. With her background in mental health, equity, and advocacy, Jamie joined Meteorite to support the Health Action Alliance team in our efforts to build stronger, healthier communities through the power of businesses.