Anita Bhatia, Executive Director for Ramesh & Kalpana Bhatia Family Foundation

Anita Bhatia, Executive Director for Ramesh & Kalpana Bhatia Family Foundation

Anita Bhatia, MHA, currently serves as the Executive Director of The Ramesh and Kalpana Bhatia Family Foundation. After a 20+ year career in the nonprofit and healthcare sector, Anita shifted her focus a bit closer to home and joined the Family Foundation in 2016. Building upon the groundwork laid by her parents, Anita was determined to lead the Foundation’s work through strategic planning, creative collaborations, and innovative partnerships that would help bring visionary change and impact to our society. Under Anita’s leadership, The Ramesh and Kalpana Bhatia Family Foundation has continued to evolve through advancing the organization’s grantmaking capacity and philanthropic initiatives to exponentially grow the family’s legacy of giving. 

Prior to joining the Foundation, Anita held senior leadership positions in healthcare -developing and implementing marketing campaigns and business development strategies for major hospitals and healthcare systems, including: Providence St. John’s Health Center, Montefiore Medical Center, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. 

Anita is also the Founder and President of Incite Media, LLC, a marketing consulting and graphic design firm known for creating compelling advertising campaigns, marketing materials and more for various clients and industries. Anita has worked with clients such as GHJ (Green Hasson Janks), YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, The American Red Cross, Los Angeles, as well as small business owners locally and internationally, to derive strategic, creative solutions and to elevate messaging and branding. 

Anita received a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Southern California and graduated with a BA from the University of Texas, Austin. Anita currently serves on the UT Southwestern Medical Center President’s Advisory Board and Marketing Committee. Anita lives with her daughter and many animals in Santa Monica, CA.