Marcy Doderer, FACHE, is president and chief executive officer at Arkansas Children’s, where she leads the state’s only pediatric health system, serving the 700,000 children in Arkansas. Under Doderer’s leadership, Arkansas Children’s transformed from one hospital into a health system with two hospitals, a research institute, a philanthropic foundation, regional clinics and alliances, telemedicine and statewide outreach programs. She has led the organization with an unwavering focus on the core values of safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence. Doderer is a Fellow in the American College of HealthCare Executives (ACHE) and active in many professional organizations. She serves as the chair of the Children’s Hospital Solutions for Patient Safety Board of Directors and immediate past chair of the Children’s Hospital Association Board of Directors. She is also a delegate to the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board 7. Within Arkansas, Doderer is a member of Fifty for the Future and sits on the board of Healthy Active Arkansas.
The C-Suite: That place where most of us strive to be when we launch a career. Referring to the cluster of top-level executive positions within most companies — chief executive officer (CEO), chief operating officer (COO), chief financial officer (CFO) and chief information officer (CIO) — the C-Suite entails hard work, high stress and long hours. But the rewards can be substantial.
AMP asked readers to tell us who their favorite C-Suite executives were. Their titles may not precisely reflect “CEO” or any of the others, but their roles do. This isn’t a “best of” or a “top executives” list; but it’s a way to recognize many of those business executives in Arkansas whose hard work makes The Natural State a great place to live and work.
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