Chief Executive Officer, John Wesley Community Health
Since 2003, Al Ballesteros has served as president and chief executive officer of JWCH Institute, Inc., a federally qualified community health center based in Los Angeles. In service to the region’s most socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, JWCH operates multiple sites and a wide range of homeless and HIV outreach programs and specialty care services. In 2017, JWCH delivered more than 170,000 medical encounters, providing primary and integrated health care, behavioral health, substance abuse treatment, dental care, and health education services to homeless, immigrant, and indigent patients and their families. To maintain its current annual operating budget of $54 million, JWCH relies on funding from government agencies, charitable foundations, and individual supporters.