Celyne Demonteverde is a First-Generation Filipino-American with a passion for service, healthcare, and innovation. Born and raised in Southern California, Celyne grew up in her parent's long-term care home for the elderly where direct patient care and collaboration with healthcare professionals were the norm. In this unique living environment, her compassion for others and improving the health and wellness of individuals was fostered. As a graduate from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health and a double minor in Management and Medical Anthropology, Celyne dedicated her undergraduate studies towards understanding the intersectionality between healthcare and business. Prior to becoming a “HIPster” at the Health Improvement Partnership, Celyne was a Revenue Operations Specialist at DaVita Kidney Care. With her past work experience in healthcare administration, insurance, and consulting, Celyne is excited to further her health career at HIP. In her free time, Celyne enjoys traveling, building her Yelp Elite profile, volunteering, and listening to podcasts.