Career: Began my career at East Liverpool City Hospital in 1977 as a business office clerk. Eventually worked through many hospital departments and was promoted to a management position in 1986. From 1986 to 2001 held various management and director positions for East Liverpool City Hospital and its affiliates, including managing the hospital’s urgent care center. Left ELCH in 2001 and went to the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) at Community Action Agency of Columbiana County. Promoted in 2004 to Chief Operating Officer of the FQHC, remaining in that position until February of 2013 when she returned East Liverpool City Hospital as managing director of River Valley Physicians, LLC.
Education: Received an Associate’s degree in business management from Kent State University in 1993. Currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration through University of Phoenix.
Community: Held various leadership positions throughout her career, including first female president of the East Liverpool Kiwanis Club; president of the Board of the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers; current board member for the Eastern Ohio Area Health Education Center; current board member for the Coordinated Action for School Health (CASH Coalition).
Personal: Born and raised in East Liverpool. Graduated from Beaver Local High School. Married to Tom since 1978. Local musician including vocalist, pianist and organist.