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Jesse Bradford

Partner, Washington DC
Leads a specialized analytics team to design, develop, and implement innovative healthcare payment and care delivery models, including value-based care programs and specialized solutions for high-needs populations

About Jesse

Jesse is a partner in McKinsey’s Washington, DC office where he leads our analytics team on healthcare innovation. He works with payers, providers, and health systems to develop analytic and technological solutions to support the design and implementation of innovative payment and care delivery models, provider network design and optimization, and the development of specialized solutions for special needs populations.

Jesse also leads the analytics team for McKinsey’s Center for Societal Benefit through Healthcare, committed to driving insight and innovation in historically under-resourced areas of healthcare, including mental health, substance use, rural health, maternal health, and social determinants of health.

Published work

COVID-19 and rural communities: Protecting rural lives and health,” McKinsey & Company, March 2021

The implications of COVID-19 for vulnerable populations,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020

Accounting for the cost of U.S. healthcare: Pre-reform trends and the impact of the recession,” McKinsey & Company, Dec 2011

Past experience

Cofactor Consulting Group

Marakon Associates


Harvard University
PhD, sociology, comparative social policy
MA, sociology, comparative social policy

Princeton University
BA, history