Ms. Margolies is a Vice President working out of McKing’s Atlanta Office. Her role includes providing program planning and growth guidance, as well as client relationship management and partnership development.
Ms. Margolies has more than 35 years of government experience, including 25 years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For almost two decades, Ms. Margolies served as the Associate Director for Program Planning and Policy Coordination in CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. She was part of the Center’s senior leadership team, directing and supporting program planning, policy development, issues management, and media relating to HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, and school health programs. She has provided national leadership and guidance on a variety of policy related topics, including name reporting for HIV/AIDS, school health programs, syringe exchange, and routine testing for HIV and hepatitis C. She has overseen strategic planning efforts and advised on strategies for partner engagement, including public and private partners and Congressional outreach.
Prior to joining CDC, Ms. Margolies was an evaluator with the Government Accountability Office for 10 years, evaluating a range of programs implemented by federal agencies including U. S. Customs and Border Control, the Internal Revenue Service, the Navy, and the CDC.
Ms. Margolies holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Georgia.