Board of Directors NEWregalmgusa2020-01-16T14:15:27-05:00
Board of Directors
Dr. Ortiz is an Associate Professor for Clinical Psychiatry for Lewis Katz Temple School of Medicine. She is the Chief of Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Psychosomatic Medicine Clinic at Temple University Hospital. As part of her commitment with the Latino American Community, she participates as a Commissioner to the Governor’s Advisory Commission for Latino Affairs and is the President of the Society of Ibero Latin American Medical Professionals. Her clinical work is on the interphase of mind and body and how medical disease affects the mind and vice versa. She has participated in multiple workshops educating the community life and by radio and TV. She has published several academic articles and book chapters. As part of her involvement on integrated care, she is leading the organization of the Spanish Network Spanish speaker Physicians for Temple University Hospital and is a Board Member at Philadelphia Medical Society.
Mr. Percy Rosales holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Lebow College of Business at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pa., and a Bachelors’s degree in Arts from Berkeley College of Music in Boston, Mass. He is a Communications and Marketing Director with over 16 years of experience developing innovative customer solutions and campaigns for corporate clients including energy companies, healthcare organizations, and government departments. For the past six years, he has been the manager of recruitment, communications, community outreach/education and marketing services for two of the largest gas and electricity energy companies in the greater Philadelphia area. He has a great skill at communicating with the public and their service providers and is sensitive to the client’s specific needs.
Ms. Priscilla E. Jimenez joined Kline & Specter after gaining experience with a federal civil rights office, a Philadelphia hospital and another city law firm while also being an active leader in the Hispanic legal community. She was also chosen by the independent rating service Super Lawyers as a 2015 and 2016 Pennsylvania “Rising Star,” an accolade reserved for the best 2.5 percent of the state’s attorneys who are 40 or younger. She was also featured in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. Jimenez, who is fluent in Spanish, is the immediate past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania, where she mentors minority law school students. She is also the past-president of the Hispanic Bar Association’s Legal Education Fund. Jimenez was also recognized in late 2016 as one of the “Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos” by the newspaper Impacto. She is also an accomplished violinist.
Antonio Valdés With close to 20 years of experience in behavioral healthcare management Antonio (Tony) Valdés is one of the most visible leaders in children’s behavioral health services in the greater Philadelphia community.
Tony began his career in behavioral healthcare in 1987 as a Social Worker for Connections CSP, a behavioral healthcare provider, which at that time specialized in delivering community-based services in Delaware. In 1994, after completing his MBA in Health & Medical Services Administration at Widener University, Tony assumed the position of Director of Operations for Connections CSP. In this role, Tony applied his practical experiences as a service provider to successfully manage over 100 employees and five (5) different programs.
In 1995, following his 9 year tenure at Connections, Tony served as the Executive Director of the Child Psychiatry Center (CPC) in Philadelphia. Under Tony’s guidance CPC successfully expanded program services, diversified its staff, and was the catalyst for the organization’s greater involvement in the community of North Philadelphia. While expanding CPC’s community presence Tony began to establish himself as a sought after speaker and advocate for the needs of Philadelphia’s behavioral health services provider community, thus setting the ground for his community involvement in years to come.
In 1997 Tony assumed his current position as the Executive Director of Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CcTC) – a non-profit agency specializing in providing behavioral health services to Philadelphia’s children and their families. Since assuming this po