Vice President of Policy and Impact, Health Forward Foundation

McClain Bryant Macklin, JD MBA

McClain joined Health Forward in 2020 as director of policy and strategic initiatives. She was promoted to vice president, policy and impact in 2023. She is a member of Health Forward’s executive team and leads both policy and grantmaking strategies. Prior to joining Health Forward, McClain served as director of policy and research for the Greater Kansas City Civic Council. McClain earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a Master of Business Administration from Florida A&M university. She also holds a law degree from The George Washington University Law School.