Iliana Gilman, MA
Iliana Gilman is a healthcare executive with more than a decade of experience leading transformational change for community based organizations, non-profit, government and faith-based organizations.
During her career she has launched innovative healthcare approaches, leveraged opportunities for organizational transformation, and led efforts that address the social drivers of health. Her experience includes the development of initiatives in health equity, public health, community-based care, healthcare and social service integration, social justice and population health.
Before joining HMA, Iliana served as chief executive officer for El Buen Samaritano where she developed culturally responsive, trauma-informed healthcare services and supports to meet the changing needs of Latinos living in poverty. Her work included overseeing the strategic direction of medical, education, spiritual and basic needs services while strengthening long-term sustainability.
Previously, Iliana was the chief strategy officer for Integral Care, Travis County’s local mental health authority, and 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 culturally responsive programs for the 1115 Medicaid Waiver.
Iliana’s work includes increasing patient access, fortifying strategic partnerships, and developing effective care delivery models to address individual client needs. She brings experience and expertise in value-based care, disease management, and preventative care to HMA and Community Strategies division. Iliana also has more than 20 years in marketing, communications and public relations.
She is currently a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives and the Internal Hispanic Network. She is currently on the Partnerships for Children board, and has also served as a board member for the women’s shelter and Hospice Austin boards. She earned her master’s degree in media studies from The New School in New York City and a bachelor’s degree in public relations and journalism from The University of Texas.