HealthcareNEXT is committed to helping women navigate their careers in the tumultuous healthcare industry with a wide range of education, development and strategic connections that will inform, engage and inspire.
HealthcareNEXT Steering Committee SE
Diane Wolfenden – Co-Chair
Vice President, East Region
Maureen D’Agostino- Co-Chair Vice President Accreditation
Saint Mercy Health System
Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
Susan Hawkins Henry Ford Health System
Mary Kummer Naber
PACE Southeast Michigan
Beth Utton Director, Executive Communications
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Managing Director, US Central Region Health Provider Leader
Ascension Medical Group
HealthcareNEXT is a diverse community of women in healthcare focused on retaining and attracting talent to the industry through knowledge sharing and the development of unique professional development experiences. This group will provide a supportive environment for women at any point in their career, offering networking and relationship building opportunities to help develop future leaders that will drive transformation in the healthcare industry in West Michigan.
HealthcareNEXT Steering Committee WM
Pam Ries – Co-Chair
Chief Human Resources Officer
Megan Schmidt- Co-Chair VP Sales & Client Services
Jeremy Bakken Manager, Communications and Public Relations
Chief Integration Officer
Senior Area Sales Manager
Pam Krill Manager, New Product Category
Advisor, Strategic Projects & Administration
Founder and President
On-River HR Consulting
Inforum combines strategic connections, proven professional development programs, a respected forum for new ideas, and original research to accelerate careers for women and boost talent initiatives for companies.
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