Maureen Britton ‐ Executive Director
Maureen has many years of organizational development and leadership experience in both the corporate and non profit arenas. She served as Sr. Corporate Consultant to HEB both as an employee and a contractor for eight years. Other consulting clients include among others, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, the Institutes for Organizational Management, Implementation Management Associates, the Atlanta Consulting Group, and the Children’s Trust Fund. Maureen has also served as a founding member on the Boards of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Communities-in-Schools/Central Texas and was instrumental in introducing the Hispanic Mother/Daughter Program to UT. She was Education Director for the Pebble Project and for the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, as well as Executive Director of the Fund for Child Care Excellence. Maureen’s greatest interest is in supporting initiatives that focus on the health and well-being of children.
Susan Millea, Ph.D ‐ Community Systems Analyst
Dr. Susan Millea has an extensive background in health, mental health, education and social service delivery, with a focus on quality improvement. A recipient of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence’s International Award for Applied Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Millea has over 20 years experience in health and human service information system design and implementation. She currently serves as the Community Systems Analyst for Children’s Optimal Health. Dr. Millea has completed a post-doctoral certificate in Biomedical Informatics through the Oregon Health Science University. Her interests extend from housing and social support services for children, youth and families to health and the implementation of health IT for under-served populations, both urban and rural.
Dan Brown ‐ Data Manager
Dan has over 20 years experience in the healthcare field in roles including direct care, case management, staff development, data reporting analysis and mapping, continuous quality improvement, process improvement facilitation, community outreach, and system user administration. Dan holds degrees in psychology and Healthcare Administration, and worked in the mental health field for over 10 years before obtaining his MHA degree at Quinnipiac University.
Mohan Rao ‐ Consulting Spatial Data Analyst
With a B.A. in Computer Science (University of Texas at Austin) and a Master of Applied Geography (Texas State University – San Marcos), Mohan Rao has a strong background in data and spatial analysis. Mr. Rao has more than 25 years of experience in software development, data architecture, and database performance analysis. Since 2005 he has applied his programming, database, and GIS skills to gather, analyze, and display information associated with environmental and social issues. Mr. Rao is especially interested in the challenges involving visual display of complex data. He joined Children’s Optimal Health in May 2009.
Heather Labus ‐ Finance Administrator
Heather has over 10 years of experience in accounting and tax preparation. She has worked with companies in industries such as manufacturing, retail, housing, and publishing. While working on a contract with the Housing Authority of the County Los Angeles she had an opportunity to move to Austin and pursue another career path. She quickly found herself as a business owner and contract accountant serving the needs of start ups and small businesses beyond accounting. Her expertise lies in her ability to identify process inefficiencies and write extensive employee handbooks and procedures. Her interests and skills are well suited to support Children’s Optimal Health.