2017 Woman of the Year Recipient

Anna Dapelo-Garcia                                                                   
Health Care Administrator I Founder Lean In Latinas

Anna Dapelo-Garcia, MPA/HSA is currently the Administrative Director of Patient Access Services at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, California.  She has over twenty-five years of experience in the healthcare industry specific to revenue cycle operations. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts in management from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California and a Master’s in Public Administration, with a concentration in health services administration from the University of San Francisco.

In 2004, she was selected as the Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC) employee of the year, and Patient Access Services was the recipient of the Malinda S. Mitchell Award for Customer Service Quality at SHC in 2008. She was then selected as a SHC Fellow in the first class of the SHC Leadership Academy in 2009.  In 2012, Anna was the recipient of the HFMA Future Financial Leaders Award and in 2013 received a “Women of Influence” award by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

She serves on the board for the University of San Francisco Master of Public Administration program and is a California State Commissioner for the Senate Advisory Commission on Cost Control in State Government. Most recently, she became the founder of Lean In Latinas and was appointed as a Regional Program Leader by the Lean In Organization.  

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