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Women Of Influence: Health Care- Zoila D. Escobar


Zoila D. Escobar
Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer; President of the AltaMed Foundation

Zoila Escobar serves as the executive vice president and chief administrative officer of AltaMed Health Services, the nation’s largest independent federally qualified health center. Escobar oversees several critical administrative areas shaping nearly every dimension of the AltaMed experience to ensure that everyone AltaMed serves receives patient-centered care.

Dedicated to leveling disparities in health care for underserved Latino communities, Escobar has spent more than three decades in community health leadership, spearheading everything from grassroots initiatives to major policy changes at a national level to improve access to healthcare services. Escobar helps design innovative culturally competent programming to meet the complex health needs of the communities AltaMed serves. Escobar raises $40-46 million annually for AltaMed to fulfill its mission to provide quality health care, regardless of the ability to pay.

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Paola Mendez
Paola Mendez
Paola Mendez graduated from Los Angeles Valley College, then transferred to University of California, and now serves as a Receptionist and Office Assistant to the Los Angeles Business Journal. Paola wears many hats in different departments and is trilingual in English, Spanish and French.

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