Marianne Fazen is executive director of the Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health, a 135-member regional coalition of employers and healthcare organizations committed to market-based healthcare reform and value-based purchasing. She also serves as President and CEO of the Texas Business Group on Health, a statewide coalition representing Texas employers in health benefits and healthcare policy issues. Fazen has an undergraduate degree in Medical Technology from University of Wisconsin and a Doctorate in Communications Science and Human Development from University of Texas at Dallas.