People who love what they do
ILIANA GILMAN, Chief Executive Officer
Working towards health equity, Gilman and her team focus on increasing access to services and quality of care. Previously as chief strategy officer for Integral Care, she oversaw policy administration, planning, communications and outreach. During that time, she was appointed to the inaugural National Council’s Addressing Health Disparities Leadership cohort and developed cultural competency programming for the 1115 Medicaid Waiver. Gilman is currently a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives, and the International Hispanic Network. She is the One Voice Equity and Social Justice Committee chair and served on Safe (SafePlace) and Hospice Austin boards. She 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.
SILVIA MUNOZ, PH.D, RN, FNP-C, Director of Clinical Services
Silvia Munoz is an advanced nurse practitioner with 20 years of experience. Through the span of her career she has been committed to providing care and advocacy for the underserved. Munoz has a B.S. and M.S. degrees in nursing and a PhD on the effect of acculturation and associated stress on metabolic factors for Mexican American women with gestational diabetes from The University of Texas at Austin. She currently oversees all of El Buen’s clinical administration; clinic quality measures; provider engagement; development of population health efforts and electronic health record improvement projects.
ROBERT STEELE, Chief Financial Officer
Steele leads the financial functions of El Buen, including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax and treasury functions. He has held CFO positions with Federally Qualified Health Centers in Minnesota and Missouri, and worked at Coopers & Lybrand in Dallas and New York City. He received his Bachelors of Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin, and is a certified public accountant.
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.
KAREN LANGLEY, Development Director
Langley has more than 30 years experience in development and administration with non-profits that have social and economic justice missions. Her expertise in fund-raising, planned giving, and donor relations has been instrumental in helping non-profits such as Mo Ranch Assembly and Family Eldercare grow and serve their constituents. Langley was appointed by the Austin City Council as a Community Development Commissioner and to the East View Campus Advisory Committee for Austin Community College. She was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur award in 2006, 2007, and 2008 and was named the Leader of the Year for the Austin Peace and Justice Coalition in 1998. She has a B.A. in Political Science from Simpson College and certificates from The University of Texas at Austin in Management of Non-Profit Organizations and Strategic Non-Profit Management.