Medical Center Names CEO

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Schneck Medical Center in Seymour has named Warren Forgey chief executive officer. He has held a variety of leadership roles at Schneck over the last 20 years.

January 20, 2015

News Release

Seymour, Ind. -- Warren Forgey, CPA, MHA, has been named the new President and CEO of Schneck Medical Center upon the retirement of Gary Meyer on April 3, 2015.

"We are so fortunate to have Warren lead Schneck Medical Center," said Rick Smith, chairman of the hospital's board of trustees. "His talents, expertise, and vision will ensure Schneck continues to grow, evolve, and bring leading medicine to the communities we serve. This is a critical time in healthcare and how we navigate the path ahead is determined by the people who lead the way. Warren is the right leader to carry forward the aspirations of this organization."

Forgey brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles at Schneck, including Executive Vice President of Fiscal Services & Business Development, Chief Financial Officer, Controller, and most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Operations Officer.

"I am honored and humbled by the confidence Schneck has placed in me to lead our organization into the future," Forgey said. "There are great challenges ahead for those of us in healthcare and I welcome them. Backed by the highly capable and dedicated staff of this organization and by our outstanding physicians, I look forward to continuing to build on the excellent foundation Gary has created and leading our efforts to improve the health of the communities we serve."

Forgey has been instrumental in advancing patient-focused care at Schneck, including leading its most recent expansion and renovation project highlighted by a state-of-the-art Cancer Center, Outpatient Care Center and Emergency Department. He has also achieved significant improvements in operations, accomplishing cost efficiency while increasing patient satisfaction. Under his leadership, Schneck has earned a debt rating of "A" from Standard & Poor's and a rating of "A+" from Fitch Ratings.

Forgey holds a bachelor's degree from the Indiana Institute of Technology and a master's degree in health systems administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He serves on numerous community boards, is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, a fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and a member of the Indiana Hospital Association's Council on Government Relations. Forgey recently received the American College of Healthcare Executives Regent's Award and the Indiana CPA Society Outstanding CPA in Business & Industry Award.

Source: Schneck Medical Center