LEWISTON — Christopher Chekouras, president and chief executive officer at St. Mary’s Health System, will be the featured guest speaker at the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary, from noon to 1 p.m, on Thursday, April 13, at the Ramada Inn, Lewiston.
Chekouras joined St. Mary’s Health System of Lewiston in October 2015.Previously, he served as senior vice president of Post-Acute and Community-Based Services at Virtua, a comprehensive health care system in New Jersey, with three hospitals. Prior to his work at Virtua, Chris held several senior leadership positions at Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, as part of the MedStar Health System.
Before joining MedStar, Chris spent 14 years with the biomedical division of the American Red Cross in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland, areas.
Chris has broad leadership skills, including strategic planning, business development, physician and board relations, philanthropy, marketing, finance, and operations. He has a proven history of achieving desired results through effective collaboration, transparent communication and personal accountability.
Chris received his Bachelor of Science degree in child and adolescent development from Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania. He earned a Master of Business Administration at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland.
Reservations are not required to attend the Rotary meeting. Lunch is available for $10 in the Fusion Restaurant at the Ramada, 490 Pleasant St., Lewiston.
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