Board of Directors

Ryan Baca

Adelante Board Chair
Patient Experience Transformation Manager
Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Melissa Banik

Adelante Board Vice Chair
Executive Director of Medicare Programs
Presbyterian Health Plan

Merritt Allen

Adelante Board Secretary 
Owner & Executive Director
Vox Optima, LLC

Mike Lowrimore

Adelante Board Treasurer

Senior Vice President/ NM Regional Manager
Bank of the West

Heather Brislen MD, FACP

Primary Care Clinic, Geriatrics and Internal Medicine

Lisa Chavez

Retired Teacher
President Belen School Board

William Gralow

Civerolo, Gralow, Hill & Curtis

Pam Hurd-Knief

Fundraising Consultant
Fund Administrator PA Womens’ Fund


Kathy Kunkle

Special Director
Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Molly Madden

 Retired Teacher
Belen Schools

Patricia Maguire, MPA, LBSW

Retired, NM Dept of Health – DDSD
Independent Consultant, Mi Via Waiver

Pamela Sullivan

Northrop Grumman Corporation


Ronnie Torres

Hair Innovations
Belen City Councilor

Bob Walton

Vice President of Business Development
Albuquerque Economic Development

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