Ana Paola Bueno is an accomplished nonprofit professional with more than 16 years of senior level experience in the state of Maryland. A thoughtful and dedicated leader, she has deep experience overseeing agency administration, programs, and strategic direction, specializing in operations and development of efficient processes, community engagement and facilitation.
Before joining HMA, Ana Paola worked as chief executive officer of Mission of Love Charities, Inc. (MOLC), a nonprofit organization that provides basic life needs to low income and homeless individuals in Prince George’s County. While there, she developed resources and programs to ensure the organization’s mission of empowering, educating and advocating for low-income families was fulfilled.
Prior to MOLC, Ana Paola served as deputy director and interim executive director of Healthy Howard, Inc., where she maintained mutually beneficial partnerships, developed relationships with donors and served as spokesperson for the agency.
With an established background in nonprofit leadership and operations, she has launched new initiatives, including opening a nonprofit family planning clinic in Silver Spring, Maryland. She also worked as director of finance and administration for Mobile Medical Care, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) which operates nine facilities in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Throughout her career, she has worked to lead organizations with integrity and transparency as well as focus on fostering diverse environments for staff and clients. In her different roles within the nonprofit sector, Ana Paola has worked to address social determinants of health with public agencies, FQHCs, hospitals, stakeholders and other nonprofit organizations with major emphasis on community engagement.
Ana Paola has a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s degree in nonprofit and association management, both from the University of Maryland University College.