Marianne Fazen is Executive Director of the DFW Business Group on Health, a coalition of DFW area employers and healthcare organizations committed to improving healthcare quality, efficiency, and accountability in North Texas. Ms. Fazen also serves as President and CEO of the Texas Business Group on Health, a statewide organization representing Texas employers’ interests regarding healthcare purchasing and policy issues.
Ms. Fazen is a frequent speaker and commentator on employer-sponsored health benefits issues. She has been recognized as a member of the Dallas 500 Business Leaders by D CEO Magazine in 2020 and 2021, and as a DFW Healthcare Leader by the Dallas Business Journal in Who’s Who in Healthcare in 2016.
Ms. Fazen currently serves as Regional Director of The Path Forward for Mental Health & Substance Use, a national initiative focused on improving access to high quality mental and behavioral healthcare, and of the Leapfrog Group, a national hospital patient safety advocacy organization. She also serves on the Board of Directors (Past President) of URAC, a national healthcare accreditation organization and previously on the Board of Governors of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, representing 40 employer-led healthcare coalitions across the country.
Ms. Fazen has an undergraduate degree in Medical Technology from University of Wisconsin and a Doctorate in Communications Science & Human Development from University of Texas at Dallas.
Speaking at these upcoming events:
- Benefit Design Strategies Summit
March 3 – 4, 2022 • Dallas, TX