Michelle R. Neblett is the Director of Health Care Policy in The Boeing Company’s Government Operations office. In this role, she is responsible for advocating on behalf of the company on health care, retirement, executive compensation and other employee benefits public policy issues before Congress and the Administration.
Prior to joining The Boeing Company in March 2017, Ms. Neblett served as a Professional Staff Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education & the Workforce for the Majority, where she worked on health care and pension policy related to employer-sponsored benefits.
Prior to joining the Committee in 2015, Ms. Neblett was Senior Director of Labor & Workforce Policy at the National Restaurant Association, where following passage of the Affordable Care Act, she served as the point person for the Association on the implementation of the law and its impact on the restaurant and foodservice industry. She traveled the country educating restaurateurs about the details of the law and regulations, and advocated for the industry before Congress and the Administration.
In her role, Ms. Neblett served on the Executive Committee of the Employers for Flexibility in Health Care (E-Flex) Coalition, a coalition of leading trade associations and businesses in the retail, restaurant, supermarket, temporary staffing, and other service-related industries, as well as employer-sponsored health plans insuring millions of American workers, focused on how the health care law particularly impacts employers with variable hour workforces and maintaining employers’ ability to offer affordable coverage options.
Before taking on her Labor & Workforce Policy role, Ms. Neblett held several positions with the National Restaurant Association, lobbying other policy issues such as tax, interchange fees, profitability, food safety, travel, and energy on behalf of the industry.
Before representing the restaurant industry, Ms. Neblett served in several positions with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, where she advocated for the U.S. cattle and beef industry on a range of policy issues including international trade and tax.
Ms. Neblett is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She resides in Arlington, Virginia with her husband and son.