Robert Hinckley is Vice President of Governmental and External Affairs for the Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP).
Prior to joining CDPHP, Hinckley served as Senior Deputy Secretary to former New York State Governor George E. Pataki, where he advised the Governor in the areas of health and human services. He also served as the primary government contact for the Governor's work group on health care reform.
Prior to serving in the Governor's office, Hinckley worked for the New York State Department of Health, first as the Director of Public Affairs, then as the Deputy Commissioner for Operations. While employed with the DOH, he was responsible for the agency's communications, advertising and operations, and served as a Senior Policy Advisor to the State Health Commissioner.
Mr. Hinckley is a Colgate University graduate.