15 ASC Administrator Presidents of State Societies

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Here are 15 ambulatory surgery center administrators that serve as presidents of their state's ambulatory surgery center association. Please contact Carrie Pallardy at cpallardy@beckershealthcare.com if you have any questions about the list.

Robyn Archer, CASC, is president of the Utah Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, an organization dedicated to supporting clinical excellence through quality metrics, state reporting and education. She also serves as chief executive officer and Administrator of Salt Lake Surgical Center in Salt Lake City, UT, an affiliate of Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA). Ms. Archer has been with the facility for nearly 40 years.

Todd Currier, CMPE, CPA, is the president of the Wyoming Ambulatory Surgery Center Association and administrator of Northern Wyoming Surgical Center in Cody.

Brooke Day is the president of the Nebraska Association of Independent Ambulatory Centers. She also serves as the administrator and business office manager of Hastings (Neb.) Surgical Center. During her career, Ms. Day has served as the director of administration at West Michigan Surgery Center and chief executive officer of Blake Woods Medical Park Surgery Center in Jackson, Mich. She earned her bachelor's degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich., and completed her master's of health administration degree at Ohio University in Athens.

Gregory P. DeConciliis, PA-C, CASC, is the president of the Massachusetts Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Mr. DeConciliis is also the administrator of Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites in Waltham, Mass., a position he has held since the center's inception in 2004. He is a licensed physician assistant. Prior to assuming his current role, he worked at New England Baptist Hospital in Roxbury Crossing, Mass.

Jeff Hayes is president of the Alabama Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers, an organization serving 25 multi-specialty ASC members. He joined Tuscaloosa Surgical Center in Tuscaloosa, AL, in 1991 and was promoted to his current position of Administrator in 1997. The multi-specialty facility is a joint venture among local physicians and Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), and features seven procedure rooms and five ORs.

Debra Horner is the president of the Oklahoma Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. Ms. Horner is also the administrator of Memorial Surgery Center in Tulsa, Okla.

Andrea Hyatt, CASC, is the president of the Maryland Ambulatory Surgery Association. She serves as the administrator of Dulaney Eye Institute, an ophthalmic surgery center in Towson, Md. Ms. Hyatt has served on the MASA board of directors for eight years. This year, she was named to the Maryland Patient Safety Center's board of directors. Ms. Hyatt has also lobbied on behalf of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. Prior to her role as administrator at Dulaney Eye Institute, Ms. Hyatt worked as the business manager of SurgiCenter of Baltimore and United Foot Care Centers.

Emilie Keene is president of the South Carolina Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. She also serves as the administrator of Parkridge Surgery Center in Columbia, S.C., a position she has held for nearly six years. Ms. Keene earned her bachelor's degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., and completed her master of health administration degree at the University of South Carolina-Columbia.

Joe Majerus is the president of the Minnesota Ambulatory Surgery Center and administrator of Lakewalk Surgery Center in Duluth, Minn. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Majerus worked as the CFO of a Minnesota hospital. Lakewalk Surgery Center offers orthopedics, plastic surgery, gastroenterology, oral surgery, ophthalmology and pain management services. The facility has six ORs, three procedure rooms and 18 private recovery areas.

Joyce Meisel, RN, BSN, CASC, is the president of the New Hampshire Ambulatory Surgery Association and administrator of Hillside Surgery Center in Gilford, N.H. Hillside Surgery Center offers orthopedics, ENT, ophthalmology, plastics and pain management services.

Joseph Ollayos, MHA, CASC, is the president of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association of Illinois. Mr. Ollayos is currently the administrator for Tri-Cities Surgery Center in Geneva, Ill. Prior to assuming his current position, he held several roles in the healthcare industry including business office manager of Elmhurst Outpatient Surgery Center, administrator/area manager of Northwestern Memorial Physician Group and administrative director of facilities and support services for Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital. Mr. Ollayos earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He completed his master of health administration degree from St. Louis University.

Mary Ryan is president of the Iowa Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. As a founding member, she has been active on the board since the association’s inception.  Mary is also the Administrator of Tri-State Surgery Center in Dubuque, IA, a multi-specialty facility caring for upwards of 5,000 patients annually. The facility is managed by Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA).

Landon Tucker, CASC, is the president of the Louisiana Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. Mr. Tucker is the administrator of Houma Outpatient Surgery Center in Metairie, La. Houma Outpatient Surgery Center is a multispecialty physician-owned center. The facility offers general surgery, ENT, plastic surgery and podiatry services.

 Monica Ziegler, MSN, CASC, is president of the Pennsylvania Ambulatory Surgery Association. She has also served as the administrator of the Physicians Surgical Center in Lebanon, Pa., since its inception in 2005. Ms. Ziegler took on the additional responsibility of The Center for Specialized Surgery in Bethlehem, Pa., in 2011.

Dorothy Zimdahl is the president of the New York State Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Ms. Zimdahl is also the administrator of Buffalo Ambulatory Surgery Center in Cheektowaga, N.Y.  

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