Jordana Barton is the vice president of community investments at Methodist Healthcare Ministries, where she oversees the organization’s strategic grant-making and grant-seeking processes. Her leadership is critical in ensuring Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ philanthropic and community development practices support its commitment to health equity—reducing the inequities inherent across South Texas so the least served have greater opportunities to reach their full potential. She brings extensive knowledge of broadband and digital inclusion to help address the needs of underserved communities, which can enable them to achieve positive health outcomes and break the cycle of inter-generational poverty.
Barton previously served as Senior Advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas–San Antonio Branch, where she supported the Federal Reserve System’s economic growth objectives. Her focus included digital inclusion, workforce development, healthy communities, financial
education, affordable housing, small business development and the Community Reinvestment Act.