Outreach Community Health Centers , Inc.
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Constance Palmer Named New CEO

Outreach Community Health Centers, Inc. Celebrates New Leadership

By - Sep 29th, 2017 02:22 pm
Constance Palmer. Photo courtesy of Outreach Community Health Centers, Inc.

Constance Palmer. Photo courtesy of Outreach Community Health Centers, Inc.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin; September 29, 2017 — Constance Palmer, of Milwaukee, has been appointed to a permanent position as President and CEO of Outreach Community Health Centers, Inc., according to an announcement made yesterday by Board Chairman, Warner Jackson.

“Under her stewardship over the last year as Interim CEO, staff and the leadership team have made great strides toward improving Outreach’s performance and financial position.  We are looking to Connie to build on those productivity levels, bring in new clients and grow the continuum of services offered by Outreach”, said Jackson in a written statement.

Palmer served most recently as the Chief Executive Officer for My Home, Your Home Inc., where she worked for 17 years.  She has also served on the Board of Directors for the African American Alliance for Children and Families, the Capitol West Academy and the Wisconsin Association of Family and Children Agencies.  Her leadership skills and civic commitment led to her receipt of the Black Excellence Award from the Milwaukee Times in 2009 and the Black Women’s Network Award in 2010.  In 2011, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation recognized her impact, awarding her the Doug Jansson Emerging Leadership Award.

Visit the Outreach website for more information at www.ochc-milw.org.

About Outreach Community Health Centers

Outreach Community Health Centers, formerly known as Healthcare for the Homeless, began in 1980 as a local coordination effort to help homeless people in Milwaukee County access healthcare.  Over the next 30+ years, the organization transformed itself into one that delivers high-quality, affordable health care, outpatient behavioral health treatment, housing, street outreach, specialized case management and/or benefits assistance through a Federally-Qualified Health Center located at 210 West Capitol Drive in Milwaukee.

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