We’re Excited to Announce Our New CPO, our very own Erica Andrade!
As El Centro continues our strategy of growth and expansion of services for our community, we are excited to share Erica Andrade, Health Navigation Manager, has been promoted to our Chief Program Officer. Erica has successfully led the growth of the Health Navigation program and has transitioned into this senior leadership position to assist our programs with the outcomes, metrics and fund development for continued delivery of quality programming.  Erica will also be charged with coaching and developing staff, providing guidance and direction to all our program managers. 
Erica Andrade, was born in a border town in the deep south of Texas, and is the proud daughter of immigrant parents.  She migrated to Kansas City, Kansas at 15 and has since called KCK home.  She graduated from University of Kansas in 2001 with a BA in Latin American Studies.  Andrade is currently working on her MPA from UMKC with expected graduation of December 2019. She has worked at El Centro for the past 17 years. 
Please help me congratulate Erica and welcome her in her in new role with El Centro.