National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives Charters Wisconsin Chapter

The National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives (NALHE) is pleased to announce that it has chartered a new statewide chapter in Wisconsin.

The purpose of the NALHE Wisconsin Chapter is to provide a framework to bring together Latino/a/x and multicultural healthcare leaders and professionals, early careerists, students, local industry experts, community stakeholders, partners, sponsors, and affiliates as a group to meet, discuss, and influence factors which affect the representation of Latino/a/x and multicultural individuals in healthcare leadership roles in the State of Wisconsin, and to foster greater participation in the advancement of diversity, inclusion and health equity initiatives.

The Chapter’s goals are to:

  • Promote the Wisconsin Chapter
  • Increase membership
  • Create and promote programming and events that align, promote, or further our mission and goals
  • Create networking opportunities for current and prospective members
  • Partner with sister organizations, such as ACHE and NAHSE
  • Partner with local colleges/universities and assist with the development of student NAHLE Chapters
  • Promote the Annual Summit
  • Procure Sponsorship for Chapter sustainability

NALHE Wisconsin is led by:

  • Andres E. Gonzalez, Co-Founder/President
    •  Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Alexandra Urrutia-Comas, Co-Founder/President-Elect
    • Vice President, Operations, Aurora Sinai Medical Center
  • Catarina Colón, Co-Founder/Secretary
    • Associate, Husch Blackwell
  • Yvonne Castañeda Renick, Co-Founder/Secretary
    • Cardiology Clinic Manager, Herma Heart Institute

“NAHLE’s overarching goal is to create a future workforce of highly talented Latino/Latina healthcare executives to meet the challenge of delivering and improving healthcare in our diverse communities, and our new chapter in Wisconsin is another step forward towards achieving that goal,” said Colón.


Provided by: Husch Blackwell