Blog Posts By: Cori Stites

Celebrating Graciela Couchonnal’s 15th anniversary

September 11, 2020


After 15 years at Health Forward, Graciela Couchonnal has acquired extensive knowledge about the health needs in our service area and the agencies working to improve the health of our communities. Her experience includes serving as Health Forward’s first-ever program officer, leading the Safety Net Grants team, and now serving as the vice president of […]

Celebrating Karen Guile’s 15th anniversary

March 5, 2020


We recently celebrated Karen Guile’s 15th anniversary with Health Forward! Karen was the fifth employee to join the team of the fledgling foundation, and she has been part of so many changes through the years. In her words, “We’ve come a loooooooooong way!”  From her perspective, one of the biggest changes is related to technology—specifically […]

Hello from the other side: from grant writer to Health Forward associate

April 26, 2018


Let me apologize in advance if you have an Adele song running through your head for the rest of the day. (Or not, she is pretty great after all!) April 16 marked the end of my first 90 days at Health Forward. Ninety days of coming to the “other side,” moving from grant writing within the […]


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