Vicki Veltri, JD, LLM
Chief Health Policy Advisor
Office of the Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman
Victoria Veltri, JD, LLM, is the Chief Health Policy Advisor in the Office of Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, coordinating the state’s health reform initiatives, including the State Innovation Model Initiative, the Healthcare Cabinet and other initiatives. She acts as the Lt. Governor’s liaison on healthcare issues with state agencies, community organizations and the private sector. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors on the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange (d/b/a Access Health CT) and the All Payer Claims Database Advisory Council.
Prior to joining Lt. Governor Wyman’s staff in June 2016, Ms. Veltri was the state's Healthcare Advocate, overseeing OHA in: assisting health insurance consumers with health plan selection; educating consumers about their health care rights; directly assisting healthcare consumers with grievances and appeals; acting as a watchdog of Connecticut’s healthcare marketplace; pursuing healthcare policy activities, and; serving as Connecticut’s federally designated independent health insurance consumer assistance program under the Affordable Care Act.
A graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Ms. Veltri also holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Western New England College School of Law and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the states of Connecticut and New York, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.