Cynthia Keenan


Director of Organizational Excellence

- HealthTeamWorks

Mrs. Keenan is a passionate advocate for equity, capacity building, and social justice. Her life experience as a Mexican-American immigrant and the support she received from social service organizations in Longmont, Colorado, have inspired her to dedicate her career to providing equitable care. As a woman of color with over 15 years of experience in caring for marginalized populations, she understands the challenges faced by our communities due to historical and current injustices that impact our health. Mrs. Keenan’s extensive background includes managing a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and serving as CEO of a Title X reproductive health clinic in Colorado. She uses her firsthand experience to educate care teams, payers, and policymakers on how health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have faced greater obstacles to health based on their race, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, age, mental health, physical disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Mrs. Keenan is an expert in health care operations and uses her knowledge to develop industry-relevant curricula and training that reflect the day-to-day experiences of care team members. She has conducted training on national platforms such as the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative and for small independent practices in remote areas of the country.

Cynthia is a vital member of the HealthTeamWorks team, serving as the Director of Organizational Excellence. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the internal delivery standards and processes that ensure the production and delivery of top-notch products and services. With a keen eye for detail, Cynthia leverages system thinking to optimize the organization’s capabilities and thought leadership, ensuring that its mission is always at the forefront.


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