Dr. Maria Hernandez is President and Chief Operating Officer of Impact4Health, a California firm focused on healthcare innovations to advance health equity. The firm’s primary services include consultation on strategy, talent development, and patient and community engagement to reduce health outcome disparities. Impact4Health is the lead consulting firm for the Alameda County Pay for Success Asthma Initiative focused on a home-based intervention for children with uncontrolled asthma. Her work on the Inclusion Scorecard for Population Health is focused on improving services for diverse communities. Dr. Hernandez is also a Member of the Board of the AAA Club serving Northern California and is on the Governance and Innovation & Member Value Committees. A first generation Latina, Maria was born and raised in Southern California and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. She has consulted at Fortune 100 corporations, startups, and public entities for the past 25 years. A strong champion of diversity, inclusion and equity, Maria is co-founder of LatinaVIDA a nonprofit 501c3 dedicated to inspiring the next generation of Latina executives.
Maria serves as Secretary of the Board of Trustees and sits on the Human Resources and Quality & Professional Services Committees and is serving in her second term on the Board of Trustees, with a term ending date of December 31, 2020.