Donna Burke

Associate Director, Strategic Planning & Org. Effectiveness


Ms. Burke has extensive experience in strategic planning, training, and organizational development. At HRiA, she has facilitated processes in 10 states to develop more than 30 community health improvement, strategic, organizational development, and community benefits strategic implementation plans, addressing a range of organizational and public health concerns — from chronic disease to behavioral health and substance use. Through this work, she has engaged with state and local coalitions, public health agencies, hospital systems, and nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining HRiA, Ms. Burke was a consultant for over 10 years and provided project management, strategic planning, and organizational development services to state, federal, private and non-profit organizations nationwide. She was also an electrical engineer and team leader/lead trainer for Polaroid corporation for 10 years, where she honed skills in leadership, facilitation, training, analytics, and problem solving. Ms. Burke has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.

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