Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) is excited to welcome two new members to its executive team. Twanisha Parnell joins as CIVHC’s new Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Liz Mooney comes aboard as the Vice President of Research, Partnership, and Innovation.

Twanisha Parnell
Twanisha Parnell Headshot

In her role as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Parnell will be responsible for overseeing CIVHC’s financial strategy and administrative processes. She has extensive experience in nonprofit management, financial planning, and strategy. Parnell comes to CIVHC from her role as Senior Director of Finance & Administration at Colorado Youth for a Change, where she was responsible for financial management including budgeting, payroll, financial reporting, contract management, human resources, information technology, and facilities for the $14 million nonprofit.

Prior to her time with Colorado Youth for a Change, Parnell was with Hope Communities for 15 years, cementing her passion for working with those impacted by conditions beyond their control. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Everest College.

Elizabeth (Liz) Mooney, MPA

Liz Mooney joins CIVHC as Vice President of CIVHC’s recently established Department of Research, Partnership, and Innovation (RPI). The RPI department focuses on building lasting partnerships with community organizations and leaders across Colorado that can utilize CO APCD data and CIVHC’s support through evaluation and innovative analytic services to advance health equity.

Mooney brings with her over 10 years of health care experience and an extensive background in consulting, management and team development. She has held leadership positions with Kaiser Permanente Colorado and Colorado Access. Most recently, she worked at DaVita as the Director of IT Strategy and Innovation, where she led efforts to plan and implement technology and operational strategies and build patient engagement in the areas of telehealth, interoperability, and patient engagement. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado.

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