Wanda Seiler
Senior Director
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25+ years of government experience and 10 years of private sector experience
Subject matter expertise related to needs assessment, continuous quality enhancement and rate setting in home and community based services and 1915(c) waivers, and Medicaid eligibility
Experienced information technology project manager and product owner for web-based software that supports human service programs
Expert witness in civil litigation of disability related services
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Public service transformation requires rejecting the status quo. It’s about taking bold steps to implement change that touches people's lives—leaving things better than we found them.
Wanda Seiler is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Public Sector Services in Washington, D.C. She focuses on healthcare policy with a specialty in Medicaid policy and services to people with disabilities. Her primary area of concentration is long-term services and supports (LTSS). With over 25 years of government experience and 10 years of private sector experience, Ms. Seiler has both led and guided human services LTSS transformation efforts in over a dozen states.

Ms. Seiler has worked with clients across the spectrum of LTSS to transform home and community based services for people with disabilities. Her notable assignments include working with state intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) agencies to refine and create new services, to remediate issues identified by the Center for Medicaid Services preventing timely waiver approval or renewal, to rebase and redesign reimbursement methodologies, and to provide expert witness testimony related to Olmstead’s integration mandate and service quality. She has assisted states in procuring and implementing information technology and refining quality systems responsible for monitoring and improving service delivery.

Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Seiler spent 25 years with the State of South Dakota—the last eight years she served as the Director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities. In that position she was able to correct a structural budgetary deficit and eliminate all waiting lists for services. Prior to that, she was a Senior Consultant with the Rushmore Group, and a Principal/Product Owner with Fei Systems.

Ms. Seiler earned an Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA) degree from the University of South Dakota. She has served as the President of the Council on Quality and Leadership and is a former board member of the National Association of Directors of Developmental Disability Services (NASDDDS).