President & CEO
The MetroHealth System
Education: St. John’s University, SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program
Toughest Challenge: Working with other leaders to develop bold and courageous programs to overcome all of the social barriers that lead to health problems and keep Clevelanders and Cleveland from reaching their potential
Greatest Inspiration: Nelson Mandela
Favorite Quote: “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” ― Mae Jemison
Most Inspiring Person: Mother Teresa. Her work to love and look after those others ignored reminds me every day that we can all make a difference.
Best Advice: Doing good is good for business.
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: “When you have failed and are feeling low, know that there will be brighter days, and your greatest triumphs (personal and professional) will follow your greatest failures.”