About Erica

Erica Hutchins Coe is a partner in our Atlanta office and a leader in our Healthcare Systems & Services Practice in North America. She also co-leads McKinsey’s Center for US Health Systems Reform.

Erica has spent more than a decade working with the management teams of leading public and private-sector healthcare organizations. She is an expert in Individual Market Exchange/Reform readiness, from strategy to execution. She serves clients in the payor, provider, public, and social sectors. She has been most active with payors, where her experience spans both commercial health plans and governments, focusing extensively on driving strategic and organizational change.

Erica has been integral in building McKinsey’s knowledge of health reform and modeling the market impacts of reform, and is currently leading our efforts to understand the implications of health reform legislation on specific stakeholders, the U.S. health system, and the broader economy.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Erica worked for a boutique strategy consultancy serving pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic firms. She also worked at Massachusetts General Hospital, collaborating on clinical trial research and assisting in management of a non-profit. Erica currently serves on the Board of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI).

Past experience

Easton Associates
Associate Consultant

Massachusetts General Hospital
Research Associate

Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement


Columbia Business School

Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
MPH in health policy

Harvard University
BA in sociology, magna cum laude