Brad Beckstrom serves as Senior Director of Community and Government Affairs for the Mount Sinai Health System. Prior to joining Mount Sinai Brad served as a Health Care Policy Advisor in Governor George Pataki’s Washington DC office. He worked for 14 years as a senior staff member to a United States Senator, including the position of Chief of Staff. He serves as board member of the New York Common Pantry, is Chair of Hope Community, Co-Chairs the Hire East Harlem Committee and the Mount Sinai Community Advisory Board. Brad is originally from the Midwest and is a graduate of South Dakota State University. He is married and has three daughters.