Leadership

2018 MCACHE Board 

President:
Gwen Parker, MD, FACHE

Senior Medical Director of PPO and Care Management Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

President-Elect:
Christine Stesney-Ridenour, FACHE
VP and Chief Operating Officer
Beaumont Health, Trenton
 

 

Past President:
Nancy Susick, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE
President
Beaumont Health, Troy

Secretary:
Shawn Levitt, BSN, MHSA, RN, FACHE, CPHQ
Regional Chief Nurse Executive
Detroit Medical Center

 

Treasurer:
Michelle Hornberger, FACHE
President
Certitude Health Strategy, LLC

Vice Treasurer:
Branden Hill
Assistant Administrator Imaging and Diagnostics
Ascension – Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

 

By-Laws Chair:
Robert Yellen, FACHE

By-Laws Vice Chair:
Thomas M. Brisse, FACHE
President
McLaren Macomb

 

Sponsorship Committee Chair:
Bryan Wickersham

Administrative Fellow
Beaumont Health

Sponsorship Committee Vice Chair:
Jacqlyn Smith
Director, Project Mgt. & Executive Initiatives
Tenent – Detroit Market

 

Career Development Chair:
Ellie Heinrich, FACHE
President
Heinrich, Casey, & Associates

Career Development Vice Chair:
David Claeys, FACHE
Cheif Operating Officer
Beaumont Health, Troy

 

Communications Council Chair:
Terri Carbone
Director of Surgical Services
Henry Ford Health System

Communications Council Vice Chair:
Erika Arndt
Project Manager
University of Michigan Medicine

 

Diversity & Inclusion Chair:
Michael Markel, Jr., RN, FACHE
Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals

At-Large Member:
Tom Brisse, FACHE
President
McLaren Macomb Hospital

 

At-Large Member:
Lacey Sapkiewicz
Executive Director, Cardiac & Service Line Development
Saint Joseph Mercy Health Ann Arbor

At-Large Member:
Denise Brooks-Williams,FACHE
President 
Henry Ford Wyandotte

 

At-Large Member:
Luanne Thomas-Ewald, FACHE
President
Children’s Hospital of Michigan

At-Large Member:
David Brooks, FACHE
President
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor & Livingston

 

President-Elect:
Christine Stesney-Ridenour, FACHE
VP and Chief Operating Officer Beaumont Health, Trenton

Treasurer:
Michelle Hornberger, FACHE
President
Certitude Health Strategy, LLC

 

Regent:
Derk Pronger, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Munson Medical Center

By-Laws Vice Chair:
Thomas M. Brisse, FACHE 
President
McLaren Macomb

 

Career Development Vice Chair:
David Claeys, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Beaumont Health, Troy

Communications Council Vice Chair:
Erika Arndt
Heart and Vascular Manager
Beaumont Health, Troy

 

Membership Council Chair:
Kenneth Rates
Director of Clinical Operations
University of Detroit Mercy – McAuley Health Center

Membership Council Vice Chair:
Dr. Michael D. Nanzer, DPT, MBA, CSCS
Vice President of Operations
Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers

 

Program Council Vice Chair:
Melissa Fury, FACHE
Director, Information Management
Trinity Health

Program Council Vice Chair:
Bryan Cutliff
Chief Executive Officer
Select Specialty Hospital Ann Arbor

 

Sponsorship Committee Vice Chair:
Patrick Kelly
Director, Health Industries
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC

Student Representative:
Daniel Gessel
Student
University of Michigan

 

Student Activities Council Vice Chair:
Angela DeLaere, MBA, FACHE
Senior Business Manager, Primary Care – Academic and Teaching – Regional Practice Administrator – East Region
Beaumont Health

Emerging Healthcare Leaders Chair:
Almir Karamovic, CHFP
Project Manager
Ascension Health

 

Ohio Local Program
Council Representative Vice Chair:
Mark Somodi, PhD, FACHE
Executive Director – Administrator
PT Services Rehabilitation

Diversity and Inclusion Vice Chair:
Lacey Sapkiewicz
Executive Director, Cardiac & Service Line Development
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor

 

At-Large Member:
Shannon Striebich, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
St. Joseph Mercy – Oakland

At-Large Member:
Katie Perkins, MBA
Director of Palliative Care
Hospice of Northwest Ohio

 

At-Large Member:
Brian Madison, FACHE
President
The HCS Group

At-Large Member:
John W. Fick, FACHE
Siena Heights University

 

At-Large Member:
Gay Landstrom, PhD, FACHE
Chief Nursing Officer
Ascension St. John Providence

At-Large Member:
Tom Brisse, FACHE
President
McLaren Macomb Hospital

 

 

ACHE’s Chapter Management and Awards Program ensure the delivery of high-quality services to ACHE members and other health care executives at the local level. ACHE designed this program to provide chapter performance incentives and acknowledge outstanding accomplishments based on objectively measured results.
 

Since its inception, MCACHE has received numerous awards:

2017

ACHE Award for Sustained Performance ACHE Award of Chapter Distinction

2016

ACHE Award for Sustained Performance ACHE Award of Chapter Distinction

2014

ACHE Award for Sustained Performance ACHE Award of Chapter Distinction
 

2013

ACHE Award of Chapter Distinction
 

2012

ACHE Regent Award
 

2009

ACHE Regent Award ACHE Award of Chapter Distinction
 

2008

ACHE Award for Chapter Merit
 

2004

ACHE Chapter of the Year Recognition