Ali Havrilla, MPIA, is a Community Coach at County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI). Her role is to provide guidance to diverse teams working together to adopt programs, policies, systems, and environmental changes to create healthier places to live, learn, work, and play.
Ms. Havrilla is an accomplished collaborator who focuses on creating strategic partnerships to improve the communities with which she interacts. Her interest in working with communities began in the New River Valley. She worked as a Regional Planner for the New River Valley Planning District Commission where she had the opportunity to engage with many small towns and communities. Following that, she served as the Executive Director of the YMCA at Virginia Tech, successfully leading programs that strengthened the university-community partnership and coordinating the work of community volunteers. Most recently, she worked for a community-based hospital foundation securing philanthropic support for strategic hospital initiatives. Ms. Havrilla enjoys running, rowing, spending time at the beach, and perfecting her homemade pizza recipe all with her family.
Ms. Havrilla received a Bachelor of Arts in Public and Urban Affairs and a Master in Public and International Affairs from Virginia Tech.
Contact Ali Havrilla: email@example.com.