Kim McPherson is a Senior Program Officer at St. David’s Foundation. Kim develops strategies for the Foundation’s programs and investments in supports for children and young adults. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2011, Kim held positions in the mental health and health policy fields at Health Management Associates, a national consulting firm; the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, which administers Texas’ Medicaid and CHIP services; Mental Health America, a state-wide advocacy organization; and Mental Health Network, a managed care organization. Kim has a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Pitzer College in Claremont, California. Outside of work, Kim looks for balance by spending time in nature, taking long walks and (on a good day) laughing with family, frequently at her own expense. You are most likely to run into her taking advantage of Austin’s trails and parks.