Board of Directors

Avein Saaty-Tafoya

Avein Saaty-Tafoya joined the Flinn Foundation Board of Directors in 2020. Saaty-Tafoya is the president and CEO of AST Consulting, LLC, which focuses on medical and nonprofit administration and cutting-edge health care designA health care advocate and evidence-based design expert, Saaty-Tafoya’s career has been marked by a commitment to ensuring that all voices in the community are heard, especially those of the marginalized.  

Saaty-Tafoya previously served as president and CEO of Adelante Healthcare for 14 years. She oversaw tremendous growth at Adelante, which now operates nine primary-care health centers in both urban and rural Maricopa County, treating more than 75,000 patients each year. She has also worked in an executive role at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and served as clinical programs director at both the Ohio Primary Care Association and the Arizona Association of Community Health Centers. 

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