Obria's newly selected CEO, Dawn Hughes comes to Obria with over 35 years of experience as a nurse and in healthcare administration, leading hospitals and teams in delivering high-quality, efficient care!
Her passion is coaching and leading high-performing teams, motivating them to achieve peak performance, and building effective processes in search of opportunities for improvement.
As a mom of six children and a wife to a husband who was adopted, her deep pro-life convictions called her to embark on this new journey with Obria.
Dawn was drawn to Obria for its unique mission – to not only serve women in a moment of crisis, but also to empower them with compassionate, holistic, and comprehensive care that takes them out of the vicious cycle Planned Parenthood places them in.
“Mauricio Leone graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 2005 with a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Political Science. After completing his undergraduate education in Chile, he moved to the U.S. without speaking any English. When he felt comfortable with his English, he began pursuing a Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio. As a graduate student, he was competitively selected to participate in The University of Texas Archer Center Graduate Program in Public Policy, a Washington, D.C. fellowship program. After graduating in 2011, he has been working for different community health clinics in Texas and California. In 2014, he joined The Obria Group, Inc. to help with the development of a self-sustainable pro-life medical model. He is currently working at Obria as Vice President of Operations and Grants helping to replicate Obria Medical Clinics’ business model across the nation. He provides technical support to life-affirming medical clinics from all over the country and trains them on how to become self-sustainable and improve operations. He also secured more than $7 million in Federal grants to support Obria’s prolife work, including Title X, Title V, and Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) grants. Outside of work, he enjoys reading and playing with his two daughters”