Director of Impact Learning and Evaluation, Health Forward Foundation

Tara Gonzales Hacker

Tara joined Health Forward in 2024 as director of impact learning and evaluation. Her previous experience includes serving as director of program strategy for a national nonprofit and the director of program experience for the Culture of Health Leaders program, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded initiative, for which she led program development and evaluation. She also has experience as the program director of a 200+ stakeholder collaborative effort to address system-level change for primary care practices.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Exercise Science from Kansas State University and a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.