Health Enterprises Network (HEN) is pleased to announce the 2021 Healthcare Fellows. The 19 healthcare executives represent the broad healthcare ecosystem that is the basis for one of the largest industry sectors in the Greater Louisville region. The Healthcare Fellows will participate in a 10-month program where they will explore the healthcare sector, develop their industry knowledge, hone their leadership skills and expand their professional connections. The 2021 Healthcare Fellows include:
Patty Belden, CEO, ElderServe
Fata Dzeko, Senior Director, Operations, Lacuna Health
Shane Fitzgerald, Chief Operating Officer, UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
Nikki Gaudio, Healthcare Logistics and Distribution Director of Operations, UPS Healthcare
Christopher Johnson, Director, Inclusion & Diversity, Humana
Kevin Kyde, RVP of Sales, Anthem, Inc.
Gretchen Leiterman, Chief Operating Officer, Baptist Health Louisville
Charlotte Mabry, Account Manager, Vimarc
Sara Mahoney, PhD, Chair-Exercise Science Program, Bellarmine University
Edward Miller, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division Director and Chief Diversity Officer, University of Louisville Health
Reylene Robinson, Vice President of External Affairs & Advancement, Seven Counties Services
Shantelle Simpson, Chief Operating Officer, Park DuValle Community Health Center
Scott Skinner, System Director, Clinical Engineering, Norton Healthcare
Derek Szesny, Senior Director of Pharmacy Operations, Kindred Healthcare
Tracy Tanner, Regional Manager of Community Outreach, Hosparus Health
Robbie Tindall, Chief of Staff for Retail (Medicare/Medicaid) President, Humana
Jennifer Vandgrift, Contract Logistics Manager II, UPS Healthcare
Kylie Waters, Associate Director of Healthcare Consulting Services, Dean Dorton
Elisa Zuber, PhD, Physical Therapy Program Director and Professor, Spalding University
The Healthcare Fellows program was formed by the leaders of the Health Enterprises Network in 2005 in response to the area’s need for executive talent as defined in the “Beyond Merger” report from the Brookings Institute. Since its inception, the fellowship structure has produced motivated, informed and connected individuals ready to take on the challenges and opportunities in our community, nationally and abroad.
Learn more about each candidate here.