September 21, 2023

🔒 Vivent Well being names new CEO

Milwaukee-based nonprofit HIV/AIDS well being care group Vivent Well being introduced right now that Brandon Hill has been named its president and chief govt officer, efficient instantly.


Hill replaces Mike Gifford who stepped down final 12 months after information surfaced that the group had acquired three complaints involving Gifford’s interactions with workers.


Hill, who was employed in July 2022 to function govt vp and chief working officer, was named interim CEO shortly after Gifford resigned in August of 2022.


“After a complete search and thorough succession planning, I’m happy that the board has appointed Brandon as president and CEO. His revolutionary strategy, various perspective and strategic pondering make him an distinctive chief to advance Vivent Well being’s mission,” mentioned Arvan Chan, chairman of the board of Vivent Well being. “Brandon has a observe file of robust management and important expertise, and I’ve been persistently impressed by Brandon’s ardour and imaginative and prescient to make sure greater and higher ranges of service and outcomes for our sufferers, our champions and our strategic companions. The board and I are assured that he’s the appropriate chief to steer the subsequent chapter of Vivent Well being’s success.”


“I’m thrilled to steer the subsequent chapter of Vivent Well being as we attain a brand new period of the HIV epidemic with developments in remedy and prevention methods. Our confirmed mannequin of care is an extremely efficient instrument in addressing what continues to be probably the most urgent public well being points, significantly amongst LGBTQ+ individuals and communities of colour. By delivering built-in main and HIV medical care, behavioral well being, dental, and pharmacy companies together with case administration, meals pantry, and housing and authorized companies, we assist individuals overcome the socioeconomic challenges that too usually impede good well being,” mentioned Hill. “As a member of the LGBTQ+ group and as an individual of colour, this work is extremely private to me, and I’m dedicated to making sure our companies meet the wants of individuals disproportionately impacted by HIV within the communities we serve. I’m humbled to affix an incredible staff of individuals throughout many states who’re devoted to our mission of ending HIV as an epidemic.”


Previous to becoming a member of Vivent Well being, Hill served as the manager director of Howard Brown Well being’s Middle for Schooling, Analysis, and Advocacy; president and CEO of Deliberate Parenthood Nice Plains; and govt director of the College of Chicago’s adolescent sexual and reproductive well being analysis heart, Ci3.