Felicity Simmons is the System Director of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs for CommonSpirit Health. In this role, she supports a national, 140-hospital health system with thought leadership, public affairs, and issues management efforts. Prior to joining CommonSpirit nearly a decade ago, Felicity spent several years in health care philanthropy communications with the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. A journalist by training and graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism, Felicity began her career as a newspaper reporter in the Pacific Northwest. She has always believed in the power of storytelling, and has received regional and national recognition for her work.