People who love what they do
Iliana Gilman, Chief Executive Officer
Gilman is responsible for providing organizational leadership by operationalizing El Buen’s strategic initiatives. Working towards health equity, she and her team focus on increasing access to services and quality of care. Gilman oversees a diverse workforce and array of services to improve health outcomes.
Previously, Gilman was chief strategy officer at Integral Care where she oversaw policy administration, communications, outreach and planning. There, she was nominated to serve on the National Council’s Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program, as well as developed culturally competent programming as part of the Medicaid Waiver program.
Gilman is currently a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives, the International Hispanic Network and various local committees for diversity and inclusion efforts. She is a board member of Justice for Our Neighbors, and has previously served on the Safe Alliance (SafePlace) and Austin Hospice boards. Gilman has an M.A. from The New School University in New York City and a B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.
JILL BATTON, PHR, SHRM-CP, Chief Administrative Officer
Batton provides strategic leadership of internal administrative and operational management functions to align with organizational objectives, including direct oversight of compliance efforts, risk management, contracting, human resources, organizational development, volunteer engagement, facilities, and office services. She also monitors and provides guidance on all ethics and governance matters for El Buen and functions as the organization’s HIPAA Privacy Officer and Compliance Officer. Previously, she held a number of human resources and compliance positions in large private-sector corporations, and has served on the boards of multiple women’s interest nonprofits and professional associations. She received a bachelor’s in business management and a Master of Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University.
DEBBIE DEL VALLE, LPC, Chief Programs Officer
Del Valle was one of the two first behavioral health consultants to work in a primary care setting as a representative of behavioral health in 2003. Thanks to the success of this integration, integrated services expanded to cover more clinics in town. She is an advocate for addressing behavioral health conditions in different settings. Del Valle holds a Master degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston MA. She is a member of the National Latino for Healthcare Executives and the Texas Network of Youth Services.