Vivent Health names new COO

Brandon Hill
Brandon Hill

Last updated on July 18th, 2022 at 04:09 pm

Milwaukee-based nonprofit organization Vivent Health announced that it has named Brandon Hill as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Previously, Hill was executive director for education, research and advocacy for Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago. Before that he was executive director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health at the University of Chicago.

“The fight against AIDS requires strong, experienced and compassionate leaders,” Vivent Health president and chief executive officer Mike Gifford said in a prepared statement. “Brandon Hill is just that. His commitment to the communities we serve, who far too often are pushed to the edges of society, is relentless. He thrives as a business executive who is equally an unyielding advocate for health equity and racial and social justice.”

Formerly known as the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, Vivent Health has undergone a number of acquisitions and mergers in recent years. It acquired Austin-based AIDS Services of Austin in 2020. In 2017, it merged with Denver-based HIV/AIDS advocacy nonprofit Rocky Mountain Cares, and in 2018 it merged with Saint Louis Effort for AIDS. Vivent Health rebranded in 2020.


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