Jonathan Encarnación serves as the Administrative Director for UPMC for You (11+ years), a division of UPMC Health Plan. In his capacity as Administrative Director, Encarnación is responsible for leading efforts of the UPMC Health Plan and its affiliates to develop product markets in Central PA.
In 2011 Encarnación was appointed by Governor Corbett to serve on the Board of Trustees for Wernersville State Hospital and as a Commissioner for the Sunset Taskforce.
Most recently, Encarnación was appointed By Governor Wolf as a commissioner to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA) and was elected to the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation Board of Trustees, the Regional Health Equity Council (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services), and Chair of the Berks Latino Workforce Development Corporation.
Encarnación earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Spanish from Texas A & M University and his Master of Business Administration degree from Alvernia University. In addition, Encarnación has participated as a Fellow at John Hopkins University and Harvard Business School.
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