Compliance & Privacy Officer
Ms. Aguilera began her career working in government for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer before moving on to the legal and healthcare fields. Ms. Aguilera has more than ten years of experience in the areas of program planning, grants and contracts management, and healthcare compliance.
Ms. Aguilera has held several positions at La Clínica, the most recent being Compliance & Privacy Officer, where she oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of La Clínica’s Corporate Compliance program. Prior to this position, Ms. Aguilera managed the Planning department portfolio of approximately 120 grants and contracts valued at appropriately $20 million, as Senior Planner. Along with the Office of Compliance, Ms. Aguilera led and oversaw the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Operational Site Visit (OSV) agency wide efforts, including managing all aspects of the pre, post, and the actual site visit itself in 2014.
Prior to that position, Ms. Aguilera was the Grants & Contracts Administrator for the Planning department, where she also helped coordinate the development, implementation and maintenance of the department’s policies and procedures to ensure Federal, State and regulatory compliance.
Before joining La Clínica, Ms. Aguilera worked in dynamic non-profit and community based settings to increase operational and program efficiencies. One such non-profit is the Unity Council, a longstanding community development corporation, where she now serves as a Board Member.
Ms. Aguilera received a Master of Education & Teaching at the University of San Francisco, a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley, and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). Ms. Aguilera is fluent in English and Spanish.