Brandy Van Pelt-Ramirez

Chief Executive Officer

Brandy holds bachelor and master of social work degrees from Florida State University and is currently working on her doctorate in Healthcare Administration through Capella University.  She is licensed by the state of New Mexico in Social Work. Among the many awards and recognition, received for her work are Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellow, “Forty under 40” awardee by New Mexico Business Weekly, and National March of Dimes Program of the Year awardee. She offers her leadership skills, serving on several local Boards including Las Cumbres Community Services and the New Mexico Public Health Association.

Her management career spans 25 years in nonprofit management in New Mexico and Florida. Prior to joining La Familia in 2018, Brandy was Director of Clinical Services Centennial Care at Blue Cross Blue Shield and State Director of Program Services at March of Dimes.