Yolette BonnetYolette Bonnet, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Yolette Bonnet has an MBA from Dowling College in NY, and is a skilled healthcare administrator and a dedicated advocate for universal healthcare services. Ms. Bonnet joined FoundCare in 2001 as one of the organization’s founding members (FoundCare received its articles of incorporation in 2002), and it was under her leadership that FoundCare became Florida’s first Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike in 2010, and in 2013, a funded Federally Qualified Health Center. Ms. Bonnet sits on the Service Board of the Palm Beach County Medical Society, she is a member of the Executive Women of Palm Beach County, and she sits on several healthcare alliance think tanks and committees across Palm Beach County. Ms. Bonnet is recognized throughout the community for her dedication to the people she serves and for her success in making a positive and transformative impact in their lives. In 2006, she received the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leaders Award. It was also under her leadership that FoundCare was honored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches with an ATHENA Award, in October of 2015, and, in December of 2015, Ms. Bonnet herself was honored by the Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad. As she is committed to humanitarian work both in the United States and abroad, Ms. Bonnet dedicates one week each year to performing missionary work in Haiti or Africa.


 

Rik PavlescakRik Pavlescak, Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining FoundCare in 1989 as a volunteer, Dr. Pavlescak worked in the substance abuse prevention field and was an Ohio Licensed Social Worker and a Certified Prevention Consultant. From 1990, he served as a consultant to the agency, writing grants, facilitating strategic planning and working on other special projects until 2003, when he became the Grants and Education Manager. In 2007, he was promoted to Chief Program Officer, before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer in April of 2012. Over the last 20 years, Dr. Pavlescak has provided technical assistance, training, consultation and program evaluation to numerous government and non-profit programs, and has served on numerous planning groups and committees, including the Oral Health Coalition and the Florida HIV Prevention Evaluation Consortium. Dr. Pavlescak has also served as Chair of the Prevention Section of the Florida HIV/AIDS Community Planning Group and Chair and Co-Chair of the local HIV/AIDS Community Planning Partnership. He remains active on several Palm Beach County HIV/AIDS CARE Council committees.


 

Oneka MarriottOneka Marriott, DO, MPH, FAAP, FACOP

Chief Medical Officer FoundCare Health Center

Dr. Marriott received her Master of Public Health degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, and her Doctorate (DO), from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Osteopathic Pediatric Residency at the Palm Beach Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, serving as Chief Resident in her final year. Dr. Marriott then went on to a Health Policy Fellowship at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and New York Institute of Technology/New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, a year-long program for professional physicians preparing for leadership within the medical and health policy arenas. In addition to her duties as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marriott is an Assistant Professor of Public Health and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.


 

Hannah BursonHanna Burson, MBA

Chief Financial Officer FoundCare Health Center

Hannah Burson joined FoundCare as the Chief Financial Officer in January of 2019. In this position, Ms. Burson is responsible for the overall financial strategy and direction of FoundCare. Ms. Burson is an accomplished healthcare executive with over 15 years of leadership experience in accounting for non-profit and for-profit organizations and has experience with partnering with Community Health and Resource Centers to provide patient care solutions and family resources. Prior to joining FoundCare, Ms. Burson held previous CFO roles with Virginia League for Planned Parenthood, Neighborhood Health, and Capital Area Health Network, where she also served as Interim Chief Operations Officer.

Ms. Burson, who has an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MBA from Averett University, has been instrumental in teambuilding, streamlining financial and procedural policies, as well as implementing accountability systems. She also attended the FQHC Leadership Institute with Athena Health, which allows industry leaders to come together and collaborate on strategies to address the challenges in healthcare.


 

Christopher F. IrizarryChristopher F. Irizarry, MPA

Chief Strategy Officer FoundCare Health Center

Christopher Irizarry joined FoundCare in 2019 as Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, Mr. Irizarry is responsible for expanding FoundCare’s primary care services to ensure that the organization meets the health care needs of uninsured and underinsured families throughout Palm Beach County. Mr. Irizarry has over 13 years of experience working with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) at the executive level. In 2006, Mr. Irizarry began his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation, the largest FQHC in the State of New Jersey. His tenure there lasted until 2013, when he relocated to South Florida to help transition the Florida Department of Health, Palm Beach County to the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, where he served as Vice President and Executive Director of Clinic Services. In 2018, Mr. Irizarry joined Banyan Health Systems in Miami as their Vice President and Executive Director of Primary Care. Mr. Irizarry received his MPA from the City University of New York. He is also a proud graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County and the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program.


 

Luis LopezLuis Lopez

Chief Information Officer FoundCare Health Center

Luis Lopez, our Chief Information Officer, joined FoundCare in 2006 as the Information Systems Specialist, after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a BSBA in Management Information Systems. Over the last decade-and-a-half, he has served in several other roles within information technology at FoundCare, including IT Manager and Director of IT.