Member Spotlight

  • Carol Koenecke-Grant named vice president of strategy and marketing at Regional Medical Center.

    SHSMD member and former board member Carol Koenecke-Grant is now the VP of strategy and marketing at Regional Medical Center.
  • Spectrum Health names Tina Freese Decker new President and CEO

    SHSMD member Tina Freese Decker has been named President and CEO of Spectrum Health. During her 16-year tenure at Spectrum, she helped implement a $300 million electronic records system and played a key role in mergers and partnerships between Spectrum and other hospitals, among other accomplishments.
  • Stacey Brandt named SVP and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Tampa General

    Stacey Brandt will be the new SVP and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Tampa General Hospital, with her responsibilities including the launch of a new brand campaign as well as new service lines. Congratulations, Stacey!
  • SHSMD member Les Lifter recognized for innovative marketing

    Les Lifter was recognized for his innovative marketing campaign for Stanford Children's Health. To quote the press release, "To help build awareness of Stanford Children's Health and its centerpiece Packard Children's Hospital of Stanford, Lifter created a marketing campaign vastly different from other healthcare marketing efforts using a visual style common in children’s literature to promote the organization’s uniqueness and make it more approachable."
  • WVU Medicine Jefferson Medical Center to open new facilities

    SHSMD member Teresa McCabe shared news of the new operations rooms and a 5,400-square-foot surgical center that will include a surgical preparation area, a post-operation recovery area and a larger waiting area. This expansion will enable new kinds of operations as well as more operations.
  • Silver Cross Hospital wins 7 Pinnacle Awards

    The Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations gave 7 of its Pinnacle Awards to Silver Cross Hospital during its annual conference. The Silver Cross Senior Fair won a special Award of Excellence.

    The award-winning SHSMD members at Silver Cross include Tracy Simons of New Lenox, executive director of the Silver Cross Foundation and Karen Helman of Orland Park, manager of marketing and community relations.