Tia Cintron, MHA
New York, NY
Tia Cintron is an experienced and innovative professional with more than 20 years leading health and social service transformation initiatives focused on health equity and access as well as 10 years in residential community housing planning and development.
She has a broad background that includes strategic planning, program design and implementation, and operations management and stakeholder engagement leadership within government programs. In addition, she has worked extensively in Medicaid managed care, community-based organizations, and housing development.
Tia’s leadership has included serving as the founding chief executive officer of the Connecticut Insurance Exchange Marketplace, the founding chief operating officer of a non-profit health plan cooperative, a founding partner in a large-scale community housing development, and a senior advisor for Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program developments in both New York and Massachusetts.
Passionate about contributing to impactful community development initiatives, Tia has worked to further value-based healthcare and strengthen integration of social services with primary care to improve conditions for underserved and vulnerable populations.
She considers herself a lifelong learner and is currently working towards a master’s degree in clinical social work from Boston University. Additionally, Tia earned master’s in healthcare administration from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Science in political science from Portland State University.
In her spare time, Tia loves to garden, hike, and kayak with her husband, Bob, and spend time with her two adult children, John and Kate, as well as with Olive, a very spoiled golden retriever.