Tuesday afternoon, officials with the Paso del Norte Community Foundation and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, announced that their CEO – Tracy J. Yellen – was recognized by Texas CEO Magazine for her leadership responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Ms. Yellen led the Paso del Norte Community Foundation and Paso del Norte Health Foundation in their work providing health information, establishing funds to support the most vulnerable in the community, and providing grants to nonprofit organizations working on the frontlines,” PdNCF officials shared via a news release.
Ms. Yellen was among 25 Texas-based CEOs – and two El Pasoans – recognized by the magazine for rising to the challenges brought on by the pandemic – shifting business priorities and responding to community needs.
The Paso del Norte Community Foundation is a public charity established in 2013 to support the philanthropic goals of individuals, families, corporations, foundations and nonprofit organizations to improve health, education, social services, economic development and quality of life in our binational, tri-state region.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation was established in 1995 from the sale of Providence Memorial Hospital to Tenet Healthcare
Corporation. For more information, visit the foundation’s website.