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Dr. Vitka Eisen

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Vitka Eisen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of HealthRIGHT 360, a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers and one of the largest providers of behavioral health services to marginalized Californians. With over 30 years of experience in human services, Dr. Eisen has dedicated her career to supporting people and communities struggling with addiction and incarceration through the provision of integrated, compassionate, and relevant care. Since being appointed to her current role in 2010, Dr. Eisen has led HealthRIGHT 360 through a series of mergers, growing the organization to serve over 36,000 people annually.

A frequent speaker on innovative clinical and business practices, Dr. Eisen serves on the boards of directors of the National Council for Behavioral Health, the California Association of Drug and Alcohol Program Executives, and the California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies. Dr. Eisen earned an M.S.W. from San Francisco State University, and a Doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a person in long term recovery from substance use disorder; having participated in treatment over 30 years ago at the agency she now leads.

Tony Duong

Chief Financial Officer

Tony oversees Financial Planning and Reporting, Human Resources, Food Services, and Facilities.

He holds a Masters in Accounting and a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, both from Golden Gate University, and he has over ten years of experience in behavioral health and primary care nonprofit administration. Prior to joining HealthRIGHT 360,Tony was Interim Executive Director for Asian American Recovery Services and held various key positions within the organization.

Jegan Anandasakaran

Chief Information Officer

Jegan brings over 10 years of executive management experience specializing in both information technology systems and personnel development. He oversees the electronic medical record systems for primary care and behavioral health operations, network operations, software development, client tracking and reporting, fiscal billing and allocation reports. A true leader and mentor, Jegan has created a department (lauded for its excellence) through periodic leadership trainings, staff retreats, and evidence-based assessment tools. Known as a problem solver and systems thinker, Jegan is often pulled into a myriad of projects both in and out of IT.  He has been recognized by Microsoft as an Early Achiever MCSE and holds a B.A. from UC Davis.  He joined HealthRIGHT 360 in 2003.

Dr. Ana Valdés

Chief Healthcare Officer

Dr. Ana Valdés oversees services to related to the whole health of all HealthRIGHT 360 clients throughout California, designing effective linkages to healthcare resources, even where HealthRIGHT 360 is not directly operating medical clinics.

Dr. Valdés' career has been characterized by a consistent focus on advocacy for low-income patients, improvements in community health education, and a deep understanding of health policy issues. Ana graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Tufts School of Medicine, and her early career as a doctor included work in rural New Mexico, Mexico, and Guatemala. During the course of her professional activities she has had engagements with the Community Advisory Committee for St. Francis Memorial Hospital, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the California Healthcare Foundation Healthcare Leadership Training Program. Her language skills include fluency in both Spanish and Vietnamese, as well as proficiency in Portuguese. Dr. Valdés oversees all services related to the whole health of all HealthRIGHT 360 clients throughout California, including behavioral health, medical care, in custody treatment, and Re-Entry services.

Demetrius Andreas

Vice President of Aftercare Services

Demetrius oversees the STOP (Specialized Treatment for Optimized Programming) for Area Six, based in San Diego. He began working for Walden House in 1988. Mr. Andreas is a Certified Clinical Supervisor and has received the Conrad B. Reish award and Director's Distinguished Service award from the Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Jack Cheng

Vice President of Healthcare Services

Jack Cheng is the Vice President of Healthcare Services and oversees the operations of the five health centers as well as leading the clinics EMR/EHR implementation and expansion in the Southern California region.

Mr. Cheng began working at HealthRIGHT 360 first as a volunteer then later as a medical fiscal analyst and Healthcare Systems Manager. Mr. Cheng received his BA from the University of Kansas in Political Science/Public Policy and a BS from California State University - East Bay in Medical Microbiology and participated in the Clinic Leadership Institute’s Emerging Leaders program with Blue Shield and UCSF.

Leo D'Agostino

Vice President of Human Resources

Leo D’Agostino oversees the Human Resources Department, heading all hiring, benefits administration, and employee relations for the agency.

After beginning his career in the private sector, Leo joined HealthRIGHT 360 in 2007.  He held multiple positions within the Human Resources department before assuming its leadership in 2011.  Leo holds a B.A. in Business Management Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Wayne Garcia

Vice President of Programs

Wayne Garcia, the Vice President of Programs for HealthRIGHT 360, administers and directs all clinical behavioral health programs which includes the in-custody and community-based programs in Northern, Central, and Southern California.

Waybe is an active member of the senior leadership team, managing over 40 distinct programs statewide and approximately 400 staff members. He has held several positions of increasing authority since joining the staff of HR 360 (then Walden House) in 1996. Wayne is an Addiction Specialist, Registered and a National Certified Addiction Counselor, and is a proud Walden House graduate and success story, having completed treatment in 1995. In 2014, Wayne was awarded the Latino Heritage Award for Community Wellness from the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.

Dr. Mardell Gavriel

Vice President of Mental Health Services

A California licensed psychologist who has developed and directed clinical programs at Walden House since 1997, Dr. Gavriel has been instrumental in the implementation of evidence-based practices at HealthRIGHT 360.

Dr. Gavriel earned a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, an M.A. in Speech Communications from Northeastern Illinois University, and a B.A. in Jewish Studies from Spertus College.

Dr. Dave Otto

Deputy Medical Officer

Dave joined the HealthRIGHT 360 family of programs in September 2017. Dave has spent his career serving individuals and families experiencing homelessness in NYC, Denver Colorado, and now here in San Francisco.

Dave attended Brown University School of Medicine, completed a 4 year Internal Medicine/Pediatric Residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in NYC, and holds an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Baruch College.

Denise Williams

Vice President of Corporate Compliance

Denise Williams oversees Quality Assurance, CQI, Licensing & Certification, and serves as HealthRIGHT 360's HIPAA Privacy Officer.

Previous to her current position, she provided program oversight, quality service, and staff development within the San Francisco system of public health services. Denise holds a B.A. in Human Development from CSU - East Bay.

April Wilson

Vice President of Behavioral Health, Southern California

April Wilson has worked in the field of behavioral health since 1991 and has extensive experience developing programs specifically designed for women. April is a proud graduate of Prototypes and a true success story. After completing treatment, she began her career as an overnight counselor with Prototypes. More than two decades later, April went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Pitzer College and her master’s degree in social work from California State University, San Bernardino. Eventually, her hard work and dedication led her to become Vice President of Integration at Prototypes, overseeing residential programming and building the agency’s integrated care program.

Today, April applies her expertise toward ensuring the provision of high-quality, integrated services as HealthRIGHT 360’s Vice President of Behavioral Health for our Southern California programs.