Zoila D. Escobar is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Development and Community Support and President of the AltaMed Foundation. She has an extensive history in the health care field. Ms. Escobar first joined AltaMed Health Services Corporation in 1979 as part of the Teen Advocacy Project. She returned to AltaMed Health Services in 1992, where she has raised more than $25 million on an annual basis through Grants, Special Events and Individual Giving programs. Additionally, she provides marketing oversight for all AltaMed’s product lines, a contribution estimated at another $22.4 Million to the organization per year. Additionally Ms. Escobar is responsible for Strategic Planning Process and Strategic Management Unit, and provides administrative support to Corporate Compliance Unit of the organization.
Ms. Escobar was nominated by the Los Angeles Business Journal as Woman of the Year in 2006 and Received the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation Woman of the Year award in 2007. In 2008, Ms. Escobar received the National Latina Business Woman Association L.A. In May 9, 2011 Ms. Escobar received the 2011 Latino Spirit Awards from the California Latino Legislative Caucus.
Ms. Escobar holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Health Services Administration from the University of La Verne.