Meredith Stewart Tweedie, Esq., in January joined Christiana Care as vice president, government affairs and strategic engagement.
In her new role Tweedie will advise senior leadership on legislative and regulatory developments at the state and federal levels, manage proposed legislative and regulatory changes, and work with the senior leadership team on the development of long-term strategic objectives. She also will advise on issues relating to health care information technology, cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, and strategic business relationships.
Tweedie is a highly experienced and well-respected leader who comes to Christiana Care from the office of former Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, where she served as chief legal counsel and health care policy adviser. She advised the governor on all legal and health care policy matters impacting the state, and she oversaw development and implementation of the governor’s health care policy agenda.
Tweedie served previously in the Office of the Delaware Attorney General in various roles, including state solicitor, where she directed the 90-member civil division and oversaw all civil actions and matters involving the state. She also served as a deputy attorney general, Fraud Division, where she represented the state in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings under the Delaware Securities Act, the Delaware Consumer Fraud Act and related statutes.
Tweedie was an associate in the Wilmington law firm Richards, Layton & Finger. She earned her law degree at the University of Iowa College of Law and her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Tweedie was appointed by Gov. Markell to the Delaware Commission on Early Learning & the Economy. She is active in the community as a board member of the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) and a former board member of First State Ballet Theatre. She is a graduate of Leadership Delaware (2013).