Jacqueline Halbig von Schleppenbach is the Founder and Principal partner of Sovereign Global Solutions, LLC. She has 24 years of professional experience in Government Relations, Public Policy, Public Relations, Communications, and Management. Jacqueline has served in senior executive positions at the White House, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Office of the Governor for the Commonwealth of Virginia and other high profile positions, including as Senior Policy Advisor and Director of External Relations with the Office of Public Health and Science at the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.
James Edwards, Ph.D., is founder and CEO of ELITE Strategic Services and Senior Strategic Advisor with Sovereign Global Solutions. He has consulted for over a decade to corporate, association, and nonprofit clients, including the Healthcare Leadership Council, the American Clinical Laboratory Association, AdvaMed, PhRMA, and the American College of Nurse-Midwives. With a background in business and politics, the former Assistant Vice President of HLC has become a keen analyst in interpreting how government and political actions will affect the economic, policy, and social environment in which businesses operate.