Angelina Del Rio Drake
As PHI’s Chief Operating Officer, Angelina Drake ensures PHI has the systems and capacity in place to carry out its mission. She leads initiatives across the organization in service of PHI’s strategic goals and oversees its Administration, Human Resources, IT and Learning Solutions, and Operations teams.
Drawing from her own experience as a home care worker, Angelina has launched several projects to improve job quality for the direct care workforce. She has provided technical assistance to direct care upskilling, advanced role, and care integration demonstrations across the country and published an article on these topics in Health Affairs. In 2018, she was named a Job Quality Fellow at The Aspen Institute.
Angelina previously served as PHI’s Chief of Staff, Interim Director of Development, Executive Coordinator, Development Specialist, and Development Writer. Prior to PHI, she was the Assistant Manager of Grants Development at a health care IT company, where she led projects to secure public funding for health services technology. Her writing has been featured in national health, travel, food, and arts publications.
Angelina completed the Developing Leaders Program for Nonprofit Professionals at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and holds a BS in Nutritional Science and a BA in Health Studies from the University of Toronto, where she focused on bridging biological and sociological perspectives on health.