Liz Irons

Washington, DC – Reservoir Communications Group recently welcomed five new members to its team, including Courtney Tyne, who joins the firm’s senior team as a Managing Director with more than 15 years of experience in health policy and public affairs, focused on cost of care issues and health care access communications. Courtney’s experience in health policy runs deep. She has experience planning and executing a variety of value and policy-related projects, from corporate communications and policy narratives to executive thought leadership – all with the goal of advancing solutions-oriented policy.

Courtney comes to Reservoir from Real Chemistry, where she was a leader in the Corporate Pricing and Public Affairs team. She previously worked with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), where she managed the development of their value of cancer care initiative. Courtney earned her Master’s in Public Health with a specialization in health care policy from the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health. She has co-authored several publications with experts in the field of oncology and policy, including a seminal publication on assessing value in oncology.

Reservoir also announced the additions of Kelley Falisi, Emily Turek, Keishi Foecke and Sana Imam, further expanding the firm’s depth of media relations, public policy and advocacy expertise.

Kelley joins Reservoir as a Managing Associate following prior roles at SHIFT Communications and AXON Communications, where she managed media relations, content development and corporate communications for a variety of health care clients including life science companies, large and mid-sized global pharmaceutical companies, and a nonprofit organization. She has experience supporting communications for regulatory milestones and disease state awareness campaigns. Kelley graduated from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a B.S. in Public Relations.

Emily joins Reservoir as an Associate after most recently serving in a government affairs and policy role with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Through this role she interfaced with Congress, the White House, and federal administrative agencies, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Education, on the delivery of health care and public policy strategy related to COVID-19 and public health safety. Emily graduated from Drake University with a B.A. in Public Policy with an emphasis on Economic Systems and Public Relations.

Keishi joins Reservoir as an Associate, bringing distinct expertise in health policy research and analysis with a focus on promoting health equity. While serving as a graduate student intern in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Law Program, Keishi supported projects assessing the impact of national, state, and local laws and policies on health outcomes and disparities. Keishi earned a Master’s in Public Health with a specialization in Health Policy Analysis from Washington University in St. Louis, where she also graduated with a B.A. in Global Health and a minor in American Culture Studies.

Sana also joins Reservoir as an Associate with a background in policy research and public health advocacy. Before joining the firm full-time, she was an intern with Reservoir and supported clients' communications and content needs for a wide range of audiences. Sana also served as a research assistant at the Milken Institute School of Public Health. Sana is currently pursuing a Master's in Public Health at George Washington University, where she graduated with a B.S. in Public Health and a minor in Political Science.


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