Women Who Walk the Walk - Presented by WellStar Health System Candice L. Saunders

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Name: Women Who Walk the Walk - Presented by WellStar Health System Candice L. Saunders
Date: April 24, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
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Grow outside your comfort zone!  This event features a woman business leader in our community, sharing her compelling story of how she rose to the top!  

Our Featured Speaker:
Join the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce for Women Who Walk the Walk with Candice L Saunders, President & CEO, WellStar Health System

Candice L. Saunders is the President and CEO at Marietta, GA based WellStar Health System and is a Fellow of the American  College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). As President and CEO of the largest integrated health delivery system in Georgia, she oversees the health and well-being of WellStar’s patients across the state.

Saunders, who began her career as a critical care nurse, joined WellStar as President of Kennestone Hospital in May 2007.  Due to her experience and strong leadership, she was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for WellStar Health System in 2013. In 2015, she assumed the role of President and CEO.  

Under Saunders’ leadership, WellStar has been recognized as a leader in safety and quality measures, and as a great place to work.   She serves on the American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees and as Chair of AHA’s Regional Policy Board (RPB) for Region 4. She has been recognized by numerous organizations for her leadership and has been named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Georgians and Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Most Admired CEOs lists.  She has been honored as a Woman of Distinction by Atlanta Magazine, Healthcare Champion by the National Association of Female Executives, and recipient of the W. Daniel Baker Leadership Award by the Georgia Hospital Association. 

She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Florida and an MBA/MHA from University of Alabama-Birmingham.  Candice and her husband Don live in Cobb County.  They have two adult sons. 

All attendees are asked to bring a new or gently worn handbag that will be donated to The Drake Closet, benefiting the women in our community.

(There will be bins available at the registration table to drop off all donated items.)
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Event Sponsors:
  • Renasant Bank
  • Country Financial
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
The Golf Club of Georgia
1 Golf Club Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Contact Information:
Nancy Hoehn
$35 for individual ticket -member
$40.00 for individual ticket - non-member
$350 for table (10 seats)
Sponsorship opportunities available, contact Nancy at nancy@alpharettachamber.com for more information.
Or call 404-545-0212
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