Project Angel Heart Staff

Our Team

Staff

Ellis Birrell

Fellow for the Brandon Foster Culinary Excellence Fellowship

Ellis Birrell

Ellis Birrell

Fellow for the Brandon Foster Culinary Excellence Fellowship

Ellis grew up in Austin, Texas, then lived in New York for three years before moving to Denver in 2020. She has worked various jobs, from cleaning bicycles to shelving books to working retail in downtown Manhattan before finding Project Angel Heart. She loves listening to and making music, reading, finding the perfect spot in any park, and hanging out with friends in her free time. She is looking forward to learning more about working in the culinary industry and helping people, with Project Angel Heart as the source.

Phone: 303.830.0202

Brandy Brogan

Director of Client Services

Brandy Brogan

Director of Client Services

Brandy joined the Project Angel Heart team in December 2002. She has worked in every department at Project Angel Heart but made her final move to client services in 2007. Brandy studied at New Mexico Highlands University School of Social Work and Luna Vocational Technical Institute. She loves BJJ, hiking, painting, fishing, and watching her two sons compete in various sporting events.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x410

Tiana Clark

Colorado Springs Volunteer & Distribution Coordinator

Tiana Clark

Colorado Springs Volunteer & Distribution Coordinator

Tiana joined Project Angel Heart in June 2019. Prior to joining the Project Angel Heart staff, Tiana spent many years in the insurance industry as an agent and analyst. More recently, she worked in the classroom assisting with differently-abled and ESL students. Away from work, Tiana can be found transporting her two sons to their various activities. Spending time together as a family also usually includes movie nights, very competitive board games, and hiking the variety of local trails.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x423

Mitch Conley

Production Assistant

Mitch Conley 2021

Mitch Conley

Production Assistant

Mitch joined Project Angel Heart in July of 2020. Spending the first 18 years of his life in the northern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, Mitch spent most of his time playing drums, piano, or video games and discovered a passion for cooking. Starting his culinary career at the young age of 15, he attended a 2-year culinary program offered at the local community college. Mitch then proceeded to further his education at the Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) in Muskegon, Michigan.

At CIM, Mitch spent a lot of time honing his skills in the culinary arts, as a team member of the American Culinary Federation’s Hot Food Competition Team. He spent his off-hours volunteering at beer & wine expos and helped with many other local charities in Michigan. After completing his degree at CIM, Mitch was sick of the Midwestern winters and decided to move out west. Seven years later, he has been calling Colorado his home.

Those seven years have been a wild rollercoaster ride in the industry. Starting at the Hilton Inverness working banquet functions for over 5000+ people. Then working for Del Frisco’s Steakhouse where he was Sous Chef, soon after he began working for The Post Chicken & Beer as Sous Chef. Moving on to the Marriot Hotels as Sous Chef, Mitch was furloughed due to the pandemic. Through all of what seemed like fate, he was able to come work for the BEST organization, Project Angel Heart! Not only does he enjoy cooking, but in his spare time loves going to live shows and traveling as much as possible. He also touts to have BUCKETS of useful, useless knowledge. ;)

Phone: 303.830.0202 x407

Kyle Copp

Operations & Sustainability Manager

Kyle Copp

Operations & Sustainability Manager

After 10 years as a kitchen and events volunteer, Kyle joined the Project Angel Heart staff in 2016. As a native of Denver, Kyle enjoys the outdoors and most outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and occasionally running. His passions include sharing his enthusiasm for recycling and working in his garden.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x429

Jessica Daggett

Database Administrator

Jessica Daggett 2021

Jessica Daggett

Database Administrator

Jessica came to Project Angel Heart in May 2019, first as a part-time assistant in the development office and eventually filling the role of database administrator. Jessica has spent her entire career in nonprofits and a variety of development roles, first at Denver Zoo, then at Dumb Friends League. She was born and raised in Fort Collins and lives there now in her ever-evolving fixer upper. She enjoys time with friends, movies, outdoor activities, HGTV-inspired projects, and learning new things.

Astrid De la Cruz

Nutrition Services Manager

Astrid De la Cruz

Nutrition Services Manager

Astrid grew up in Wisconsin and earned a B.S. in Conservation Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For a couple of years after completing this degree, Astrid worked to support the development and operation of programs that promoted sustainability in food supply chains. Her background set her up to pursue a career in nutrition and she received a B.S. in Nutrition & Dietetics from UW-Madison. She moved to Colorado in January of 2020 to complete her dietetic internship at the Tri-County Health Department and in July of 2021, Astrid became certified as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). She is thrilled to be joining the amazing team at Project Angel Heart as Nutrition Services Manager.

Astrid is passionate about serving vulnerable and underrepresented communities by advocating for nutrition education and accessibility to nourishing food. It is her belief that nutritious food is a human right and a powerful tool to prevent and manage chronic disease, while improving quality of life. Her long-term goal is to help build resilient, healthy, and self-sustaining communities by empowering others to live meaningful and wholesome lives, no matter their medical, cultural, or economic background. Her greatest desire is to instill in others a sense of joy and curiosity when it comes to food. Besides cooking and gardening, Astrid also loves reading, painting, hiking, practicing yoga, and playing board games with family and friends

Phone: 303.830.0202×439

Alexandra Dougherty

Volunteer Resources Assistant

Alexandra Dougherty

Volunteer Resources Assistant

Alexandra began her Project Angel Heart journey as a volunteer in the kitchen and joined the team full time in 2020.  She has a passion for volunteering with a background in mentoring students, fostering animals, and dedicating her time to issues that are meaningful to her and her community. She lives a green and humane lifestyle, promoting animal rights and environmental sustainability.

Originally from Florida, she traded the beaches for the mountains and has not looked back since. Alexandra graduated from the University of Florida and has a career background in both education and healthcare. Her time away from the office ranges from concerts, biking, pilates, eating, relaxing with her pups and a competitive game of ping pong with her husband!

Phone: 303.830.0202 x427

Kevin Giles

Modified Meals Nutritionist

Kevin Giles

Modified Meals Nutritionist

Kevin started working for Project Angel Heart in December of 2015. He grew up in Dallas, Texas, where he spent most of his time working in kitchens and a technical high school that taught culinary arts. He attended the Johnson & Wales School for Culinary Arts and has a degree in culinary nutrition.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x438

Madison Gilstrap

Nutrition Services & Distribution Assistant

Madison 2021

Madison Gilstrap

Nutrition Services & Distribution Assistant

Madison has been volunteering with Project Angel Heart for the last few years and was persistent enough to get a job here. She is passionate about helping others in any capacity. She believes that Project Angel Heart gives her the best ability to do so.

She graduated from Indiana University in December of 2019. She drove cross-country the next day, home to the great state of Colorado. She is a nature enthusiast who would rather spend her days in the mountains/trees and climbing the faces of rocks than inside behind a screen. She loves all indoor plants and every dog that has ever existed. She also enjoys live music in all capacities and doesn’t mind one bit breaking it down on the dance floor.

Madison couldn’t be happier with her new team at Project Angel Heart and for all the beautiful opportunities coming her way!

Phone: 303.830.0202 x407

Ashley Golder

Foundation Relations Officer

Ashley Golder 2021

Ashley Golder

Foundation Relations Officer

Ashley joined the team at Project Angel Heart in January 2020. Prior to joining Project Angel Heart, Ashley spent 10 years working in fund development and communications at SafeHouse Denver and, most recently, worked as an independent contractor with a variety of local organizations. She has a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Regis University and a B.A. in English from the University of New Hampshire. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys jogging, cooking tasty vegetarian food, seeing live music, and exploring Colorado with her husband and two young daughters.

Phone: 303.407.9425

Carrie Ann Hunter

Client Services Assistant

Carrie Ann Hunter

Client Services Assistant

Carrie Ann joined Project Angel Heart in February 2021. Originally from Mississippi, Carrie Ann moved to Colorado in 2016 to get a taste of big city life and enjoy the mountains. Carrie Ann began working in non-profits in 2018, and found her passion lies in advocating for those in under-served communities. Off the clock, Carrie Ann can usually be found hanging out with her two cats, puppy, and guinea pig; practicing yoga, reading a juicy historical fiction novel, and of course watching her beloved San Antonio Spurs.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x411

Kamisha Jones

Volunteer Resources Coordinator

Kamisha Jones

Volunteer Resources Coordinator

Kamisha was born in Aurora, Colorado, but most of her younger years were lived out in California. She enjoys swimming, math, sign language, volunteering, and reading, and wanted to make a career out of those hobbies. She came to Project Angel Heart as a volunteer in 2018, not knowing she would be staying.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x415

Bridget Loeper

Senior Client Services Coordinator

Bridget Loeper

Senior Client Services Coordinator

Bridget joined Project Angel Heart’s client services team in 2014. In her free time, Bridget can be found on her bicycle looking for used book stores and awesome food. She loves science fiction, pinball, gardening, and horror movies.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x412

Andrew Mikus

Client Services Coordinator

Andrew Mikus

Client Services Coordinator

Sarah Mirick

Events Organizer

Sarah Mirick

Events Organizer

Sarah joined Project Angel Heart in May 2017. She earned her BA in business from the University of Puget Sound and moved to Colorado after college to be a ski bum. Prior to joining Project Angel Heart, Sarah worked as the marketing & special events director at YWCA Boulder County, a human service nonprofit serving women and their families. As a Minnesota native, she enjoys canoeing, spending time outdoors with her three dogs, and all things Swedish.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x420

Patti Molai

Executive Assistant

Patti Molai

Executive Assistant

Patti joined Project Angel Heart as the executive assistant in September 2019. She is a Colorado native and has lived in the Denver metro area most of her life. After attaining a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders (hearing and speech therapy) at Colorado State University, she worked at hospitals while determining whether to become a speech pathologist or audiologist, pursue something in the medical field, or work in a business-related environment. Eventually, she attained a master’s degree in management and human resources.

She worked at a national membership association for certified financial planners where she worked in administration, human resources, and chapter relations. She then worked at a community college, managing the tutoring function and student labs. Her experience and skills are varied so one could say she is a “jack of all trades, master of none, pretty good at some.”  She calls her post-early-retirement work at Project Angel Heart her Act III Purpose. She feels lucky to work at such an amazing organization with caring and committed staff, volunteers, and board members.

Patti is married and has four sons, the youngest being 21. In her free time, she reads, watches too much Netflix and Hulu, and works on genealogy and documenting her life and her ancestors’ lives through pictures. She aspires to take more (and better) pictures and to travel more.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x441

Eric Nelson

Distribution Assistant

Eric Nelson 2021

Eric Nelson

Distribution Assistant

Brett Newman

Executive Chef

Brett Newman Project Angel Heart Executive Chef

Brett Newman

Executive Chef

Brett was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He started working in restaurants at 16-years-old, washing dishes, picking parsley and doing anything prep and utility related. Later, Brett moved to Columbia, Missouri, for college to study psychology. He had no idea what he wanted to do, or what he was good at.

While attending school, Brett worked as a server, bartender, and prep cook. He loved the hospitality industry and it was clear to him where his focus should be. Brett left college to attend culinary school in St Louis, Missouri, at L’Ecole Culinarie. Meanwhile, he worked in several restaurants and country clubs throughout St. Louis.

In 2014, Brett was hired by Bon Appetit Management at Washington University as a sous chef. Later that year, he was invited to The Chef’s Garden in Ohio where he worked a week-long event alongside accomplished chefs from all over the world. One being his idol, Jose Andres!

In 2015, Brett helped open accounts in Kansas City, Missouri, and Houston, Texas, and later in 2020 at University of Chicago. In 2016, Brett had his first executive chef opportunity with Bon Appetit at Washington University School of Medicine.

In Brett’s free time, he loves doing outdoor stuff: hiking, biking, exploring, and open-fire cooking. He is also really into music and movies, collects records, and culinary books. Brett is also kind of obsessed with pickling or fermentation. His favorite sport is basketball and he is a stats nerd!

Phone: 303.830.0202 x405

Matt Nigro

Distribution & Delivery Manager

Matt Nigro 2021

Matt Nigro

Distribution & Delivery Manager

Matt joined the Project Angel Heart team in 2016 after three years with Food Bank of the Rockies in the roles of warehouse lead and program representative. Matt is a Colorado native, but grew up in Massachusetts and received his degree in communications and history from the University of Massachusetts Amherst before returning to Colorado in 2012. In his free time, Matt enjoys painting, reading, hiking, and rooting for the Broncos and Avs.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x413

Andrea Pacheco

Individual Giving Officer

Andrea Pacheco

Individual Giving Officer

Andrea (she/her/hers) is the individual giving officer at Project Angel Heart and has 15 years of experience in development. Prior to her role at Project Angel Heart she worked in various fundraising roles at the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado College. Andrea earned her bachelor’s at Smith College and enjoys, hiking, camping, and crafting with her wife and young daughter.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x402

Summer Polson

Sous Chef

Summer Polson 2021

Summer Polson

Sous Chef

Summer graduated from Johnson & Wales University in South Carolina with honors in culinary arts and food service management. She moved to Colorado Springs, where she worked at a small restaurant and later at the Denver Country Club before joining the Project Angel Heart team.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x406

Chris Potts

Production Chef

Chris Potts

Production Chef

Chris graduated from the Le Cordon Blue College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas and worked as a line cook and sous chef for 12 years prior to joining Project Angel Heart in 2019. In his free time, Chris and his wife, Hannah, enjoy hiking, camping, and taking advantage of all of Colorado’s microbrews.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x408

Tera Prim

Vice President of Development

Tera Prim

Vice President of Development

Tera joined Project Angel Heart in December 2020 and serves as Vice President of Development.  With more than 23 years of non-profit experience, Tera brings a wealth of experience and is successful with growing fundraising efforts through strategic planning and a targeted approach.

Tera is a native Coloradan who enjoys football and basketball, reading, travel, camping, cooking with her husband Jason, and spending time with their four children.

Her favorite quote is: “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

Phone: 303.830.0202 x418

Alex Reinhardt

Volunteer Resources Coordinator

Alex Reinhardt

Volunteer Resources Coordinator

Alex moved to Colorado after traveling around the world for a year with his wife, Megan. When he arrived, he discovered his passion for nonprofits and started at Project Angel Heart in the summer of 2019. He enjoys reading, running, yoga, camping, incorrectly identifying plants, and traveling.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x416

Rachael Robinson

Vice President of Program Operations

Rachael Robinson

Vice President of Program Operations

Rachael joined Project Angel Heart in March 2013, and serves as the vice president of program operations, supporting nutrition services, client services, volunteer resources, and the kitchen.

Prior to joining Project Angel Heart, Rachael worked as a project coordinator for the New Venture Fund, a nonprofit that serves as a fiscal sponsor for a variety of public interest projects. She has her Master’s in Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from the University of Colorado, Denver, and holds a B.A. in Communications & Journalism from St. John Fisher College.

Rachael loves spending time with her husband, hiking, backpacking, obsessing over her doggos (Tuna Fish and Frank), and crying over the Buffalo Bills.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x421

Rachel Rooney

Development Partnerships Officer

Rachel Rooney

Development Partnerships Officer

Rachel joined the Project Angel Heart team in 2017, bringing with her five years of professional fundraising experience from a nonprofit serving homeless families and a wide variety of volunteer experiences. She received her bachelor’s in global affairs with a concentration in social inequalities and a minor in business from George Mason University. Rachel is an adventure-addict and makes it a priority to travel internationally each year.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x417

Owen Ryan

President & CEO

Owen Ryan 2021

Owen Ryan

President & CEO

Owen’s passion for public health was sparked during his time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi. In the nearly two decades since, he has worked for a variety of health organizations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. Most recently, he served as the Executive Director of the International AIDS Society (IAS) in Geneva, Switzerland. Owen earned his Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health as well as a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School for International and Public Affairs.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x401

Mark W. Smith, CVA

Director of Community Engagement

Mark W. Smith, CVA 2021

Mark W. Smith, CVA

Director of Community Engagement

Mark joined Project Angel Heart in 2013, coming from an extensive background in volunteer engagement. Mark previously managed large-scale volunteer programs at both Volunteers of America and the City of Lakewood. He also serves as a board member for the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE), a national organization focused on supporting volunteer engagement professionals and served nine years on the Board of Directors for Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) Colorado. When Mark is away from work, he loves trips to the mountains, taking in all the glory and beauty that Colorado has to offer.

 

Phone: 303.830.0202 x414

Nic Soucy

Client Services Coordinator

Nic Soucy 2021

Nic Soucy

Client Services Coordinator

Nic Soucy (she/her/hers) works in the Client Services department at Project Angel Heart and loves the opportunity to connect with our wonderful clients, volunteers, and referrers. A native New Englander, Nic moved to Denver from Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue her Master’s in Social Work and Master’s in Public Health after spending years working in various positions at a 58-family shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness, and seeing every day the importance of food, health, and well-being. Outside of Project Angel Heart, Nic works part-time on a research team for the Center for Housing and Homelessness Research, trains puppies with Guide Dogs for the Blind, and is otherwise becoming accustomed to the Denver culture of hiking and beer!

Phone: 303.830.0202 x448

Aaron Strock

Registered Nutrition & Dietetics Technician

Aaron Strock 2021

Aaron Strock

Registered Nutrition & Dietetics Technician

Aaron first started his journey with Project Angel Heart as an intern in June of 2014. After graduating from Johnson & Wales with degrees in Culinary Arts, Food Service Management and Nutrition, Aaron found his way back to Angel Heart in June 2020. He is a Colorado native and loves to geek out about various science facts.
As luck would have it, the Denver building is the same one in which his Grandfather, Armando Lovato, worked as a foreman when the building was still owned by Colorado Lamb. This makes Aaron the third generation of his family to work in this building.
In his free time, Aaron can be found training in Capoeira, reading, gaming, and chilling with his many pets.

Jordan Strong

Development Assistant

Jordan Strong 2021

Jordan Strong

Development Assistant

Jordan joined Project Angel Heart in the summer of 2020. Originally from Indiana, she received her Bachelor’s in Art Management with a focus on nonprofit fundraising in 2016 at Indiana University. In 2019, she started working towards her Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Colorado. During her free time, she loves doing crafty stuff like making cosplay outfits, riding her bike, and hanging out with her demanding kitty, Sasha.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x447

Hayley Suppes

Pikes Peak Development Officer

Hayley Suppes Pikes Peak Development Officer 2021

Hayley Suppes

Pikes Peak Development Officer

Hayley joined the Project Angel Heart team in 2021, bringing nearly ten years of fundraising experience. Having returned to her hometown of Colorado Springs, she has managed development strategies with Greccio Housing, Boys & Girls Club, and the American Cancer Society. Hayley brings her dynamic nonprofit background along with a natural affinity for networking and fundraising strategy to the Pike’s Peak region. In her spare time, Hayley enjoys volunteer work with local service organizations, including Kiwanis International, paddleboarding, and exploring the many trails and parks located at the base of the Rocky Mountains.

Phone: 303.830.0202

Kathy Thomas

Human Resources Manager

Kathy Thomas

Human Resources Manager

Kathy joined Project Angel Heart in May of 2019 after a decade working with Denver Public Schools in the Department of Arts & Physical Education as the budget specialist and office manager. Kathy was born and raised in Denver, which is also where she met her husband and raised her two children. Any conversations with Kathy will likely involve her dog May, adventures with antiques, miniseries on Netflix, or her latest attempt at home improvements.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x431

Michelle Truettner

Client Services Coordinator

Michelle Truettner

Client Services Coordinator

Michelle joined the Client Services team of Project Angel Heart in March 2021, to follow her passion for helping provide valuable community services to those in need. Originally from New York, Michelle moved to Denver in 1996 and immediately fell in love with the mountains as well as the Colorado lifestyle.

After many years of working in the jewelry industry as a designer and a crafter, Michelle was excited to start a new journey into non-profit administrative support. She began as an office volunteer for the National MS Society and soon thereafter was welcomed as full-time staff member to assist with service delivery, while also participating in the Hike MS fundraising event four years in a row.

These experiences solidified her enthusiasm for the non-profit world and she’s never looked back. Outside of work, Michelle enjoys cooking, making jewelry, hiking, reading, watching movies, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Phone: 303.830.0202

Mike Yost

Distribution Assistant

Mike Yost 2021

Mike Yost

Distribution Assistant

Mike held a variety of jobs before joining Project Angel Heart, including radio technician in the Air Force and a writer and distribution manager for Out Front Colorado. He received a bachelor’s degree in English and a Master of Arts in humanities from CU Denver. Mike’s passions are photography and writing, and he’s frequently seen roaming the streets of Denver with his Nikon camera.

Phone: 303.830.0202 x440

Board

Raul Abad

Director

Raul Abad

Director

Foster Graham

Kevin Daly

Director

Kevin Daly

Director

Mountain Sun Pubs

Aaron DeBoer

Director

Aaron DeBoer

Aaron DeBoer

Director

Aaron DeBoer is the Head of Strategy for OptumHealth, the national care delivery arm of UnitedHealth Group. He and his team help to support national and market leadership in achieving growth, building partnerships, and ensuring performance. Having grown up in Iowa, Aaron and his wife, Amy, have spent the last 15 years in Colorado. They have three young children: Kate (12), John (9), and William (6). Aaron’s passions include running, reading, and (of course) food (baking, cooking, and eating).

Suzy Egan

Director

Suzy Egan

Director

Newmont Corporation

Robb Green

At-Large Member of the Executive Committee

Robb Green

At-Large Member of the Executive Committee

Coldwell Bankers

Lorez Meinhold

At-Large Member of the Executive Committee

Lorez Meinhold

At-Large Member of the Executive Committee

Caring for Denver Foundation

Heather Miller

Director

Heather Miller

Heather Miller

Director

Heather Miller is executive vice president and chief marketing officer at UMB Financial Corporation. She is responsible for all marketing initiatives and communication programs for the company. Prior to joining UMB in 2002, she was employed at Genesis, Inc., a brand identify firm. She began her career in Chicago at Golin/Harris Communications and then worked at Helene Curtis, a consumer products company. After moving to Colorado in 1995, Heather worked at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo as the director of marketing.

Heather currently serves as a member of the Coors Western Art advisory board and is on the board of the Central City Opera, where she serves as Treasurer. She also served for six years on the board of trustees for Colorado Academy, a PK-12 private school in Denver, is a former board member of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and is past chair for the Denver Art Museum Uncorded fundraising event.

Heather participated in the 2008 Leadership Denver Class and she was awarded the Outstanding Woman in Business Award in 2008. In 2014, Heather was awarded Chief Marketing Officer of the Year by the Denver Business Journal.

Heather holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Principia College, as well as a master’s degree in integrated marking communications from Northwestern University.

Gary Outlaw

Director

Gary Outlaw

Gary Outlaw

Director

Gary Outlaw recently retired from Merrick & Company, a multi-disciplined engineering firm headquartered in Colorado. Gary was Vice President/Officer of the firm and spent his 30-year career developing business opportunities. Gary attended the University of Texas achieving a BBA/MBA in finance and moved to Denver, Colorado, shortly after graduating.

Beth Perez

Director

Picture of Beth Perez, Project Angel Heart Board of Directors

Beth Perez

Director

DaVita Hospital Services Group

Jason Rayburn

Secretary

Jason Rayburn

Secretary

Extraction Oil & Gas

Jeff Sepich

Chair

Jeff Sepich

Chair

Retired, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Zula Solomon

Director

Zula Solomon

Zula Solomon

Director

Zula Solomon, MBA, is Director of Quality and Population Health at Physician Health Partners (PHP).  In this role, she is accountable for the development, implementation, assessment, and measurement of all quality improvement programs for PHP.  She has extensive health care management experience in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and commercial accountable care organization (ACO) programs.  She is responsible for the alignment of programs with state and federal guidelines and ensures internal and external programs achieve performance goals and objectives. She leads multiple teams in the company including practice transformation coaches, data analyst, population health teams.

As the Quality Improvement Director, she brings more than 20 years of health care experience with 13 of those years working directly with local, state, and federal programs to develop and implement quality programs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in business administration-health administration. Prior to working at PHP, she worked in public health and a non-profit agency.

Employment Opportunities

Interested in joining our team? Please visit the Employment Opportunities page for a list of current openings.