Julia Bernstein, Vice President of Strategy & Development at Beacon Health Options, is responsible for Beacon's relationships with health plans, counties and state agencies on the West Coast. Prior to joining Beacon, Ms. Bernstein served as the Vice President for Business Development at the Institute on Aging, a San Francisco-based provider of services for older adults and adults with disabilities. Starting her career as a consultant in McKinsey & Co's Boston office, Ms. Bernstein was an early employee at Ginger.io, the digital mental health platform, where she led Strategy and Business Development efforts. She received her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Ms. Bernstein is a frequent speaker and writer on the evolving health care landscape and is active in the San Francisco digital health community.