Nancy Greenwalt received her bachelor’s degree in speech communication from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She then worked in nonprofit fundraising and community organizing with a focus on access to healthcare. Greenwalt has lead healthcare organizations for the last fifteen years and is currently working with community health centers throughout Illinois as a healthcare and nonprofit consultant. She is the former executive director of Promise Healthcare, a federally qualified health center and former executive director of SmileHealthy a nonprofit dental organization.
Her work focuses on delivering care to medically underserved populations by driving growth and heightening impact while increasing patient satisfaction, retention and the bottom-line. She builds cultures focused on achieving results, improving quality and propelling operational excellence. Through experience leading organizations, she has developed the ability to define organizational needs and gaps relating to staffing and resources to meet strategic goals. Greenwalt’s community service experience includes board and advisory committee positions with the Eastern Illinois Foodbank, Carle Illinois College of Medicine/Stephens Family Research Institute, University of Illinois/McKinley Health Center Special Populations Faculty Committee, Champaign County Board and Champaign County Regional Planning Commission.
Greenwalt’s areas of expertise include Care Delivery for Underserved Populations, Continuous Quality Improvement, Government and Funder Relations, Board Governance & Leadership, Business Transformation, Profit & Loss & Operational Management, Revenue & Profit Growth, and Merger & Acquisition Prep & Integration.
Recognition of Greenwalt’s work includes the University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Humanitarian, University of Illinois/McKinley Health Center Special Population Awards, United Way of Champaign County Difference Maker Award, Governor’s Hometown Achievement Award, and the Illinois Nurses Association’s Innovation in Health Care Access Award.