Sue focuses on ensuring nursing caregivers are partnering with their colleagues to bring the highest quality, lowest cost care to patients. She also partners with her team to oversee clinical operations throughout the Intermountain system.
Prior to joining Intermountain in 2019, Sue served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Nursing and Patient Experience Officer for Geisinger Health. During her 34-year career at Geisinger, Sue led efforts to standardize nursing practices and developed the Geisinger Nursing Institute. Sue has extensive experience as a clinical executive and has been a leading voice for clinicians, patients and the community. She also helped guide the organization’s move toward value-based care, which is a major focus at Intermountain.
Sue completed her studies in nursing at Penn State University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and completed her MHA from Wilkes University. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Business Administration at Walden University.
Sue actively participates in networking and events through a variety of nursing organizations. She was a 2014 Nightingale Award Finalist in the Nursing Administration – Executive/CNO category and a 2008 Athena Award Finalist, which is a non-profit organization that supports, develops, and honors women leaders through programs administered in partnership with ‘host organizations’ from local communities.