With a passion for healthcare quality and transparency, Tanika Smith serves as Director of Program Development and Communication with the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health. Prior to joining GPBCH, Ms. Smith managed benefits plan design and member operations for the Teamsters Health & Welfare Fund of Philadelphia and Vicinity. Other previous positions include, employer relations manager at Cancer Treatment Centers of America and promotional review coordinator for a biotechnology company.
Having over 15 years of healthcare marketing and communications experience, Tanika brings a wealth of knowledge to her role in which she leads several GPBCH initiatives and member relations activities. In 2022, Ms. Smith was awarded the Bruce Bradley Fellowship with The Leapfrog Group and will use her fellowship experience to lead Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Ambulatory Surgery Center Survey outreach regionally.
Tanika received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Rider University.