Alonzo South is the Assistant Vice President of Community Impact at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In this role, he oversees the Office of Community Impact, which manages community health initiatives, employee community volunteering, and community benefit reporting. Alonzo advances the hospital’s anchor institution strategy that purposefully leverages hospital resources to elevate the health and wellbeing of children, families, and neighborhoods harmed by historic and ongoing structural racism and economic inequality. This work includes implementing strategies for local workforce development, expanding our Supplier Diversity Program, advancing our population health goals in the Philadelphia community, and leading our efforts in civic partnerships. Alonzo also oversees the Healthier Together Initiative, which aims to improve child and community health by addressing social determinants of health in West and Southwest Philadelphia.
Prior to joining CHOP, Alonzo was a Strategy Consultant with Accenture, where he specialized in healthcare and mergers and acquisitions. He holds a BS from Rutgers University, an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and is pursuing a Doctorate of Public Health at the University of North Carolina. Alonzo is passionate about Philadelphia and previously served on the Mayor's Office of Public Engagement’s Millennial Advisory Committee and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s Public Participation Task Force.
Education and Training
BS in Marketing and Spanish - Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
MBA in Strategic Management and Business & Public Policy - The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Assistant Vice President, Community Impact