As the Senior Director of Strategy, Garrick plays an integral role in providing ongoing strategic support, visionary leadership, technical capacity, and project management for Alliance Healthcare Foundation across a variety of issue areas in both the organization’s grantmaking programmatic work and impact investment portfolio.

Prior to joining Alliance, Garrick was the Director of Grantmaking at the Connecticut Health Foundation. In addition to leading the foundation’s grant making activities, Garrick was also responsible for public policy, leadership development, and nonprofit capacity building efforts. Garrick previously served as the community benefit specialist at El Camino Hospital in California, where he guided the organization’s community health improvement initiatives and grantmaking efforts. Prior to joining the hospital, Garrick was a program associate in the David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Children, Families, and Communities Program, which works to ensure that all children and families have access to quality and affordable health insurance coverage. Before that, Garrick was a health policy advocate at the California Immigrant Policy Center.

Garrick received his M.P.A. from the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, and his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.