Kathleen joined GBA in May 2018. Prior to working at GBA, Kathleen was the Director of Federal Grants & Programs for Share Our Selves Corporation, a Federally Qualified Health Center with Health Care for the Homeless designation in Orange County, California.
With over a decade of experience in the healthcare industry, Kathleen’s expertise includes leading the project team which transitioned a free clinic to a fee-for-service community clinic to FQHC with HCH designation. Kathleen’s is well-rounded in the FQHC operation to include program design, implementation, and on-going monitoring; to include an integrated and robust Health Care for the Homeless program. With a focus on detail, Kathleen is experienced in federal grant and program evaluation and implementation of risk management, compliance, FTCA, PCMH, and the OSV. In addition to her expertise in program management, Kathleen is an experienced grant writer securing federal and non-federal grant funds with experience in managing a multi-million-dollar grant portfolio. A passion of Kathleen’s is addressing the plight of the homeless in our community; including housing, health, and the underlying social determinants of health. She also volunteers for Common Ground, an organization serving the youth in the Oak View community of Huntington Beach.