Pennie Announces the New Executive Director

Following a nationwide search, the Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange Authority (Pennie) Board of Directors has named Devon Trolley as the next Executive Director of Pennie. Zachary Sherman, Pennie’s inaugural Executive Director, will be stepping down at the beginning of March after more than three years in the role. Devon joins Pennie with extensive Affordable Care Act policy, operational, and leadership experience. Prior to her tenure in New Jersey, Trolley worked for the federal government at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the implementation and stabilization of the federal health insurance marketplace ( in key strategic and policy roles. She also served as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the CMS Administrator working to address the opioid crisis and improve maternal health. Trolley developed health policy in the United State Senate during the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and is an alumna of Penn State University.