Alonzo South is the Senior Director of Community Engagement at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In this role, Alonzo leads efforts related to our new Healthier Together initiative, which aims to address the health challenges that are prevalent in neighborhoods surrounding our hospital. Alonzo also leads our efforts in civic partnerships, advances strategies for local workforce development, advocates for the expansion of our Supplier Diversity Program, and advances our population health goals in the Philadelphia community.

As Senior Director of Community Engagement, Alonzo oversees the Office of Community Relations, which manages employee volunteer initiatives, community service grants, community health initiatives, and community relations compliance and reporting. Prior to joining CHOP, Alonzo was a Strategy Consultant with Accenture, where he specialized in healthcare and mergers and acquisitions. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from Rutgers University. Alonzo is passionate about Philadelphia and serves 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

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Marketing and Spanish - Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Graduate Degree

MBA in Strategic Management and Business & Public Policy - The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Senior Director, Community Engagement

Departments and Services