President and CEO, Cooperative Home Care Associates (CHCA)
Adria Powell is the Secretary of the Board of Directors at PHI.
As President and CEO of Cooperative Home Care Associates (CHCA), the largest employee owned cooperative business in the country, Adria is responsible for the oversight of more than 2,000 home care workers and over 100 administrative staff. CHCA is a 32-year-old Licensed Home Care Service Agency (LHCSA), firmly anchored in the Bronx. Adria joined the agency as a Coordinator in 1993 and has since fulfilled progressively higher levels of responsibility. She leads the organization with the belief that investing in the home care workforce will result in quality outcomes and higher consumer satisfaction.
Adria holds a BA in Psychology from Boston College and an MPA in Health Policy & Management from New York University.
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