Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
CEO, Native American Connections
Trula Breuninger brings over 20 years of experience in the healthcare and social services industry, working with private enterprises and tribal governments in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Massachusetts. Breuninger earned a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, and a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business. She served as a Tribal Administrator and is passionate about supporting organizations that strive to bring value to clients and patients. She has also held positions such as CEO, CFO, and COO for a number of tribal health programs and community health centers and has been instrumental in helping nonprofits achieve operational and financial success.
Breuninger was born and raised in northern Arizona on the Navajo reservation. She is of the Todich'ii'nii (Bitter Water) clan, born for Honághááhnii (One-Walks-Around). Her maternal grandfather’s clan is Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood), and her paternal grandfather's clan is Tábąąhá (Water's Edge).