Nikki Rudnick is the director of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Health and Housing Task Force, which seeks to identify opportunities at the nexus of the housing and health care sectors to support successful aging. She also leads BPC’s Infrastructure Executive Council, aiming to bring business solutions to America’s infrastructure challenges. She previously served as the associate director to the BPC Housing Commission, and prior to that as senior policy analyst supporting the National Transportation Policy Project.
Rudnick is a city planner by training, a profession that has equipped her with strategic visioning and program execution skills. Her lens is interdisciplinary, which has proved extraordinarily useful for her work navigating diverse interests and finding consensus between divergent perspectives. Prior to BPC, Rudnick worked in finance for Amtrak, producing cost forecasts for proposed changes to routes and service across the country. She also spent a number of years advancing community economic development agendas in Indiana.
She holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, and earned her undergraduate degree from Miami University in Ohio.