Leadership

Vitka Eisen, MSW, Ed.D

Chief Executive Officer

Vitka is the President and Chief Executive Officer of HealthRIGHT 360, a healthcare provider for very low income and otherwise marginalized Californians. With over 30 years of experience in human services, Vitka 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, Vitka has led HealthRIGHT 360 through a series of mergers, growing the organization to serve over 30,000 people annually.

A frequent speaker on innovative practices, Vitka is the president of the board of directors of the California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies, the vice president of the board of directors of the California Association of Drug and Alcohol Program Executives, and a member of the board of directors of the National Council for Behavioral Health. Vitka earned an M.S.W. from San Francisco State University, and a Doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Vitka is a former injection heroin user; she participated in substance use disorder treatment over 30 years ago at the agency she now leads.

Tony Duong

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer for HealthRIGHT 360, Tony is responsible for the organization’s financial functions including: resource planning, strategic innovation, business development and new business opportunities, treasury management, accounting, audits, and reporting.

Tony has nearly two decades of experience in nonprofit healthcare administration, including previously serving as Interim Executive Director for Asian American Recovery. He was instrumental in facilitating the 2013 merger between Asian American Recovery Services and HealthRIGHT 360, having held various key positions within both organizations. Tony is on the board of trustees of the Nonprofits Benefits Trust and holds a Masters in Accounting and a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, both from Golden Gate University.

Jegan Anandasakaran

Chief Operating Officer & 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. Valdés' career has been characterized by a consistent focus on advocacy for low-income patients, improvements in community health, and a deep understanding of health policy issues. Dr. Valdés 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 Harvard School of Public Health, and the California Healthcare Foundation Healthcare Leadership Training Program.

Dr. Valdés oversees all services related to the whole health of all HealthRIGHT 360 clients throughout California, including behavioral health, medical and dental care, in custody treatment, and Re-Entry services. She has a special focus on Integration of all services in the continuum throughout the organization, bringing on merged entities to enhance the cultural integration and best practice learning across both organizations, and creating a robust Continuous Quality Improvement program across the agency that incorporates the Quadruple Aim. She works to foster a culture of high quality care and excellence throughout the organization for our marginalized and underserved communities.

Demetrius Andreas (he/him)

Vice President of Community and Aftercare Programs.

Demetrius has worked for over 30 years in community programs with an emphasis towards criminal justice populations. He is responsible for providing executive direction and operational oversight for various HealthRIGHT 360’s criminal justice programs spanning across the State. These programs include STOP (Specialized Treatment for Optimized Programming) for Program Area Six, based in San Diego, The Los Angeles Probation Department’s AB109 population, the Los Angeles County Jail Health Services, the Contra Costa East-Central Network and others. Demetrius is a Certified Clinical Supervisor and Criminal Justice professional with expertise in the development, administration, planning and quality assurance substance use, mental health and behavioral issues to the incarcerated and post incarcerated population.

Evan Hoese (she/her)

Vice President of Systems Integration and Innovation

At HealthRIGHT 360 since 2015, Evan assumed her current role in 2019. Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s electronic health records systems, Evan ensures that data is efficiently captured and utilized. As the organization expands, Evan leads initiatives to increase integration and coordination between internal and external partners in order to streamline clinical workflows and ensure compliance and funder requirements are met. Evan holds a BA from Harvard University in Social and Cognitive Neuroscience.

Lauren Kahn (she/her)

Vice President of Communications and Government Affairs

Lauren is responsible for furthering the organization’s mission through public policy, advocacy, and internal and external communications; and is the executive sponsor for the Employee Engagement Committee.

Lauren has held positions in the private, government, and non-profit sectors including multiple positions within HealthRIGHT 360 since she was hired in 2007 as an employment counselor. Lauren earned a master’s degree in public administration from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor’s degree in Italian studies from Trinity College, Hartford, CT.

Shabana Siegel (she/her)

Vice President of Philanthropy

Shabana joined HealthRIGHT 360 in February 2019.  She brings 18 years of experience in fundraising in the San Francisco Bay Area to HealthRIGHT 360. She was most recently the Vice President of Philanthropy at Institute on Aging. Shabana has always had a passion for helping the most vulnerable and marginalized in the community.  For the last 23 years, she has served as Congregation Emanuel-El's volunteer leader for the winter nights of cooking and serving 100 dinners a night for men experiencing homelessness at churches in San Francisco.  Shabana is originally from England, where she studied at Lancaster University and received a combined Honours degree in Psychology and Italian.  She is thrilled to help raise the funds to support HealthRIGHT 360’s work giving healthcare to those who can’t afford insurance.

April Torres (she/her)

Vice President of Behavioral Health, Southern California

April 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. 

Denise Williams

Vice President of Corporate Compliance

Denise 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.

Dylan Grattidge

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Dylan oversees the areas of IT Network Operations, Transportation & Warehousing, Maintenance and Food Services for HealthRIGHT 360’s programs and facilities, collaboratively working with cross-functional teams to design and operate efficient logistical systems that help the agency meet its strategic goals.  In 2015, Dylan joined Prototypes as the agency’s Director of Information Technology, and began leading the Network Operations team after the merger with HealthRIGHT 360 in 2016.  Prior to joining Prototypes and HR360, Dylan worked in IT leadership capacities for Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles and CHIME Institute, bringing over a decade of experience in non-profit IT operations.  Dylan has earned a BS in Information Systems and an MBA from California State University Northridge, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). 

Britt Miazgowicz (she/her)

Vice President of Contracts and Implementation

Britt Miazgowicz oversees the Contracts, Implementation and Grants subdivisions of the Fiscal Department.

She and her team are responsible for project management, coordinating with both internal and external stakeholders to assure that new programs and contracts are fully functional within the timeframe mandated by the contract and meet scope of work requirements to optimally serve clients. The team is also responsible for management of the organization’s contracts database, ensuring that contracts are properly organized, stored, and shared with relevant staff and departments for optimal efficiency and to fulfill funder requirements. They are also responsible for facilitating the process of vetting, negotiation and executing contract documents.

Britt has been with HR360 for 8 years. Previous to her current position, she worked as the Director of Grants Management and as Special Assistant to Dr. Vitka Eisen.