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Huizenga College Student Mentoring

Chantal Leconte

Administrator and Chief Executive Officer, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and Pediatric Services, Memorial Healthcare System

Chantal Leconte

With health care now making up one-sixth of the U.S. economy, the chances that your career may touch this industry continue to increase.  Just ask Chantal Leconte.  Chantal’s road to the top began in earnest after she added an NSU MBA (with honors) to her decade of clinical experience as an R.N. and nursing manager. In her first administrator position after graduating, at Cleveland Clinic Florida she increased physician productivity and revenue by 20%.  As the hospital administrator of Wuesthoff Medical Center on Florida’s Space Coast, she improved customer service scores by 20 points and EBIDA by 22%.  She returned to Broward County to the Memorial Healthcare System, becoming CEO of Memorial Hospital Pembroke before taking the reins as CEO of Memorial’s Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Florida’s newest freestanding children’s hospital. Chantal’s leadership mantra of “patients first” has translated into a patient satisfaction score of 96.4% in Joe Dimaggio’s most recently available survey. Don't miss this opportunity to meet personally with one of Florida's most successful CEO's.

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