Barbara Hertzler

Board Member

Barbara Hertzler is a recognized healthcare leader in the fields of operations and nursing services. Skills range from clinical design, financial and operations management to program development, quality management and organizational change.

Barbara has a strong commitment to practicing leadership behaviors that empower employees and encourage process and system redesign while achieving performance targets of system integration, customer service and clinical and financial outcomes.

Barbara received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Michigan State University and a Masters in Administration from Madonna University.

Most recent positions held include:

  • Chief Nursing Officer Oakwood System
  • Chief Nursing Officer Trinity Health
  • Chief Operating Officer St Joseph Mercy Oakland
  • Executive Vice President of Regional Integration St Joseph Mercy Health System South Eastern Michigan

Barbara resides in Birmingham Michigan with her husband, Tim and has three children and 10 grandchildren.


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