The Jap Shore Rural Well being System, Inc. Board of Administrators is happy to announce the appointment of Matthew Clay as their new chief govt officer. He’ll assume obligations as CEO from Nancy Stern, who shall be retiring on January 1, 2021.
Clay is at present the manager director of Well being Providers at Pokagon Well being Providers, in Dowagiac, Michigan. Pokagon Well being Providers serves as a main well being care supplier for Native American inhabitants in Michigan and Indiana. He oversees operations for 3 Accreditation Affiliation for Ambulatory Well being Care accredited clinics (and is at present breaking floor on fourth clinic) providing: medical care, dental care, behavioral well being care, transportation companies, pharmacy companies, group outreach, wellness applications, optical care and meals companies. He manages a $17MM finances, has 13 direct experiences and 100+ employees members. Clay has constructed sturdy relationships with regional well being organizations, group members and CEOs of native hospital methods to reinforce communication, generate consciousness of tribal healthcare, and enhance partnerships to learn his sufferers. Clay is lively on many boards and committees on the federal, state, and native ranges. He has led particular initiatives as wanted, together with building, course of enchancment and modernization efforts. Clay is a high-integrity, modern and collaborative govt chief with a ardour for public service and healthcare excellence.
“Our Board may be very happy to rent Matthew after a extremely aggressive and thorough four-month search, vetting and choice course of,” mentioned Jeffrey B. Holland, president of the Jap Shore Rural Well being System Inc.’s Board of Administrators. “Matthew brings an distinctive mixture of expertise, expertise, power, and imaginative and prescient to our well being system. Matthew’s portfolio of abilities and resourcefulness shall be a catalyst for continued success and optimistic momentum for the Jap Shore Rural Well being System as stimulated by the 20 years of management with Nancy Stern.”
“It’s an absolute pleasure to be becoming a member of you as your new CEO,” Clay states. “I’m delighted to have made it via a rigorous and thorough course of. Greater than something, I’m excited to have this chance to be a part of the ESRHS workforce. It’s a privilege to affix such a rare group, with such a devoted board, govt workforce, and employees that cares so deeply about our mission…serving the individuals of Jap Shore.”
The CEO Succession Planning Committee comprised of Dr. Betty Bibbins, Luther Byrd, Dr. Artwork Fournier, Garnett Kellam and Keith Colonna.