Lydia Kuykendal, Senior Associate
Lydia Kuykendal joins HCM Strategists with 7 years of experience in advocacy and government relations. She specializes in engaging diverse stakeholders to advance health policy goals, and is known for her ability to identify the common threads that lead to powerful coalitions within communities. Inspired by the issues that drive campaigns, Lydia is routinely sought as an expert in advocacy training and public speaking engagements. She is currently contributing to the advocacy campaigns of the National Institute of Health’s All of Us Research Program, The Dana and Christopher Reeve Foundation, and Aemerge Redpak.
Lydia lives in Arlington, VA and enjoys adventurous cuisine and attending the theater with her fiancé.