PULASKI – ConnextCare announces the following promotions among its leadership team:
• Tricia Peter Clark, MBA from Vice President/Chief Operating Officer to Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
• Nancy Deavers, MSN, RN from Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer to Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing and Quality Officer
• Tracy Wimmer from Controller to Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
ConnextCare’s President/CEO Daniel Dey said that at the organization’s most recent strategic planning session in April, a key goal was to update the health center’s recruitment, retention and succession plan.
According to Dey, these promotions reflect efforts in addressing that goal.
“Tricia, Nancy and Tracy have been invaluable recruits for ConnextCare’s leadership team and their promotion is recognition of their outstanding performance and our commitment to retaining them as valuable leaders,” he said.
Clark previously served as Director of Health Center Operations for Oswego County Opportunities and Coordinator for the Rural Health Network of Oswego County prior to joining ConnextCare six years ago.
Prior to joining ConnextCare four years ago, Deavers was Director of Clinical Services for East Hill Family Medical and Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for Oswego Hospital.
Wimmer served as Director of Internal Review and Finance for Upstate Cerebral Palsy in Utica prior to joining ConnextCare two years ago.
“The advancements also reflect ConnextCare’s commitment to establishing a strong and secure foundation for succession for the organization so that we can continue our success for years to come,” Dey said.
Established in 1969 as Northern Oswego County Health Services, Inc., ConnextCare is a patient-centered network of health care practices providing Oswego County and surrounding county residents with a variety of comprehensive health care and related services.
The network is operated by a private, federally funded non-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors.
ConnextCare operates health centers in Fulton, Mexico, Oswego, Parish, Phoenix and Pulaski.
It also operates six school-based health centers located in the APW, Mexico, Pulaski and Sandy Creek school districts.
ConnextCare is accredited through the Joint Commission and is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home.