Jenny Goins, SPHR, MA

President and CEO

Jenny is responsible for leading, engaging, and aligning employers and healthcare stakeholders to collaborate on innovative, systemic improvements to health and healthcare delivery. She has over a decade leading Kentucky’s largest self-insured health plan and is an experienced HR executive. Jenny is a retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant whose career included duties in combat communications, journalism, personnel, and leadership development. She holds an bachelor’s degree in organizational development and a master’s degree in adult learning with a focus on distance learning from Tusculum College. Jenny is passionate about her family and research that underscores the impact of the brain on obesity and substance use disorders. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband and extended family at their small cattle farm.

Daija Head

Project Assistant

Daija is responsible for providing communication, administration, and planning support for all KHC projects. She is a student at The Pennsylvania State University pursuing a degree in Biobehavioral Health. She is a dedicated advocate for diversity and inclusion, with a sincere commitment to promoting equality in healthcare, addressing gender disparities, and championing women’s health. Outside of advocacy work, she practices pilates, indulges in hair and makeup, and dresses up her dog. More than anything, she cherishes time spent doing adventurous activities with her family. 

Natalie Middaugh, MPH, CHES

Director, Programs and Health Strategies

Natalie is responsible for the project management and implementation of the KHC’s community health-related initiatives. She is two-time alumna of the University of Louisville and holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, both in public health. Natalie is passionate about health and social equity, civic engagement, history, and personal growth. In her free time, Natalie enjoys running through Louisville’s many parks, searching for vintage treasures in local flea markets, exploring new places and hobbies, or reading on her porch with a cup of coffee and her dog by her side.