Shirley serves as the Executive Director & Co-Vice Chairman of the Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia, (HHCGA), a 501©(3) Non-Profit organization created to advance health policies which will improve access to services for Hispanic/Latino children and adults, create better health outcomes, prevention of Chronic Diseases and increased sustainability throughout the State. Founded in 1990, presently Georgia's only statewide organization that focusing on better outcomes in Chronic Diseases to this population. Shirley is responsible for all day to day oversight of the HHCGA, its personnel, interns, partnerships, governance, fundraising, programs design and deployment, grants, financial sustainability and planning. Shirley has forged the organization forward into a policy, and advocacy subject matter expert as it relates to chronic diseases and behavioral sciences which impact our community. Shirley remains a recognized steward, positive game changer and subject matter expert by multiple national organizations, corporate partners, community stake holders, chronic disease experts and public policy/health think-tanks.
Shirley is a highly experienced Senior Executive who continues to demonstrate the expertise to new levels of success and sustainability. Shirley is a tenured leader in multiple industries, including Non-Profits, Technology, Cutting Edge Markets in highly fast paced environments and competitive industries. Shirley possess strong business qualifications with a proven track record of more than 20 years of hands-on and senior leadership experience in sales, marketing, consulting, operations, branding, new venture, M&A, start-up, change management and business unit development, national account management, project management, and strategic alliance, channel, and marketing strategies. Shirley is highly accomplished, skilled and recognized for her leadership ability to “convert Corporate Strategy into Action and Delivery”.