Health First Fund
Kenneth Burnett, mHSA
Christian Community Health Center
Kenneth Burnett has more than 18 years of executive leadership experience in the not for profit sector. Currently, Kenneth serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Christian Community Health Center (CCHC), Inc. a Federally Qualified Health Center within the state of Illinois. As the Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth has used his strategic business planning experience and fiscal discipline to transition CCHC into a social enterprise of integrated innovative health care.
Under Kenneth’s leadership, he was instrumental in guiding CCHC with completing a $7.6 million dollar renovation project of its clinics that resulted in national recognition for architectural design for the southland clinics, the organization obtainment of NCQA- Patient Centered Medical Home (PCHM) Level Three Status, the completion of a $11 million dollar construction project called Brainerd Park Apartments and other sustainable growth initiatives.
Kenneth is continually committed to finding innovative strategies to better serve medically underserved and complex populations, such as substance use disorders, HIV/AIDS, reentry, homelessness, women involved in the sex trafficking and individuals with trauma-related disorders. This commitment, through his work, has garnered nationwide program notoriety for being a transformational leader.
Currently, Kenneth serves on the Board of Directors for Illinois Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA), he is a Board Member for Southside Health Care Collaborative, Carter G. Woodson Health Advisory Board, National AIDS Housing Council, H2 Strategic Plan Leadership Council, Better Health and Housing Council, IPHCA’s Legislative and Insurance Committees and the Co-founder for South Side Racial Equity Group and the Population Health Collaborative. Kenneth’s educational background includes a Masters of Science in Human Service Administration and an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice.