Shirley E. Borghi
Co-Vice Chairman and Executive Director, Hispanic Health Coalition
Shirley E. Borghi is a highly experienced Senior Executive who has led diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success in a variety of non-profit organizations, highly competitive industries, cutting-edge markets, and fast-paced environments. Ms. Borghi possesses strong business qualifications with an impressive track record of more than 20 years of hands-on and senior leadership experience in sales, marketing, consulting, operations, branding, new venture, Mergers & Acquisitions, new ventures, change management and business unit development, national account management, project management, and strategic alliance, channel, and marketing strategies. Ms. Borghi is highly accomplished and skilled at converting Corporate Strategy into Action and Delivery. Ms. Borghi is an Executive possessing extensive Global Senior Level Management of Companies expertise ranging from million dollar start-up and new venture Companies ranging to multi-hundred million dollars Companies, with direct accountability for staffs of 15 to 2,500+, forging business relationships within B2B, Channel, Fortune 500, and Mid-Range Organizations, including Senior Management tenure with companies such as Johnson Controls, Hayes Microcomputer and Siemens Business Systems. Ms. Borghi also served as a Subject Matter Expert in Intellectual Property (IP) for multiple years under the direction of two U.S. Federal Trustees.
Ms. Borghi is a perennial recipient of numerous honors and awards and receives consistent recognition for her corporate and civic work. Ms. Borghi is multi-lingual with proficiencies in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French among other languages.
Ms. Borghi has been, and continues to be, a significant Leader, Steward, Stakeholder and Subject Matter Expert in the Non-Profit Community, with a focus to the Hispanic/Latino, Black and African-American populations including her current position as Co-Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Director of the Hispanic Health Coalition, (“HHCGA”). Ms. Borghi serves as a major stakeholder in the underserved, underserviced, minority populations as directly relates to the measurable improvement of outcomes for minority populations with a focus on chronic diseases, mental health, education, advocacy, public policy, and program development and deployment. Ms. Borghi is also a past and present Board of Director Member for the following organizations: Icubate, Inc., The Wounded Warrior Project (San Antonio Chapter), Susan B Komen Foundation (San Antonio Chapter), Brooks Army Medical Center (San Antonio, TX).
Shirley E. Borghi serves as a Council and Steering Committee Member for the following organizations:
• National Center for Bioethics in Research and Healthcare – Tuskegee University and Robert J. Wood Foundation, Culture of Health in Context to the Deep South – Research, Education and Community Engagement to Minority Populations – 5 year plan architecture.
• Harvard Medical Research Steering Committee – Goshen College / Harvard Medical School
• Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia – Vice Chairman and Executive Director
• Georgians for a Healthy Future – Council Member – State of Georgia – Office of Governor Nathan Deal
• Georgia HIT Advisory Board – GA HITEC – Nat’l Center for Primary Care – Morehouse School of Medicine
• Georgia HIT Task Force – Alliant Quality – State of Georgia – Office of Governor Nathan Deal
• State Forum for Population Health – State of Georgia – Office of Governor Nathan Deal
• State Forum for Health Literacy – Council Member – State of Georgia – Office of Governor Nathan Deal
• Georgia Department of Public Health – Chronic Disease Prevention Council – Inaugural Board (2014), Board Member (2015 & 2016), (Five Year Plan for State of Georgia)
• City of Atlanta – Office of Mayor Kasim Reed – Council for Health Guide I & II – State of Georgia – Hispanic/Latino Advisor
• CDC – Planning Committee Member for the Latino Community – Year 2014, 2015 & 2016
o Booker T Washington Public Health Forum – 100th Anniversary – Hispanic/Latino Representative Subject Matter Guest Speaker, David Satcher – Former US Surgeon General and Tuskegee University
• Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy – Council Member – State of Georgia – Office of Governor Nathan Deal
• University of Georgia – Middle Georgia School of medicine – Child Obesity & Diabetes – Speaker & Inaugural Council Member (2014 & 2015)
• Clayton County Health Department – Accreditation Board – Andrew Young School of Policy
• Wheaton College – BA/BS, Political Science and International Economics