Kris Giordano is senior vice president of administration with oversight of the integration between Pacific Clinics and Uplift Family Services and the Head Start early education program. Giordano has over 25 years of experience and has led several functions, including information technology, claims administration, contracts, operations, safety and education programs. Before joining Pacific Clinics, she was chief operating officer for an intensive outpatient treatment services company and was responsible for a $30 million annual budget, physician contract negotiations and the licensing of facilities. Additionally, she held executive positions at VITAS Healthcare and RAND Corporation’s Health Division as senior general manager and director of operations, respectively, with responsibility for the management of 650 employees and oversight of a $75 million annual budget. Giordano earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.