Elsie Goodwin currently oversees the day-to-day operations for HealthCare Access Maryland’s (HCAM) multi-region footprint across the state of Maryland in direct support of 200+ employees to include establishing strategic goals, risk management, organizational project management, employee training/employee morale initiatives, contract/vendor management, and implementing organizational policies. Over the past 17 years, she has honed her knowledge and skills in such disciplines as operations management, project management, human resources, and accounting while serving in key leadership roles in both the non-profit and government contracting sectors. Elsie rejoined the agency in the spring of 2016 as a member of the executive leadership team. She previously worked for the agency from 2002-2008 during the earlier Baltimore HealthCare Access, Inc. years, before the agency rebranded in 2011 as HealthCare Access Maryland, Inc. Elsie has previously worked for organizations such as Raytheon and Booz Allen Hamilton where she experienced great success and upward mobility. Elsie’s work has been recognized through numerous honors and awards. In 2017, she was featured as a senior leader on behalf of HCAM in a published article featured in the Huffington Post as part of a “Storytelling for Nonprofits” series, in addition to being recognized in 2018 by her peers as the recipient of a Core Service Value of Unwavering Commitment Award, and in 2019 Elsie was awarded the Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area as HealthCare Access Maryland’s 2018 Employee of the Year.
Elsie is a proud Maryland native who resides in Baltimore County with her son and daughter. She received her associate’s and bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Strayer University, White Marsh, MD. She prides herself on being an essential leader to her family, her community, and in her career. Elsie believes everyone has the capacity to be an essential leader when demonstrating attributes such as empathy, honesty, transparency, advocacy, integrity, and accountability in all areas of life. She’s honored to be in a position to serve her HCAM family and the surrounding community.