Tower Health has announced that Melanie Stutzman-Ricci has been named Vice President Support Services, effective February 20. 2023.
In this role Ms. Stutzman-Ricci will be responsible for executive oversight for Facilities Management, Construction Management, Environmental Services, Nutrition Services, Security, Laundry, and Supply Chain. She will be responsible for operational and capital budgets, and provide both strategic guidance and daily oversight of operations.
Ms. Stutzman-Ricci is a seasoned supply chain executive. Prior to joining Tower Health, she served as the Vice President Supply Chain at UPMC Pinnacle, Director of Procurement at Penn State Health, Director of Value Analysis at Pinnacle Health, and Associate Principal at Vizient, Inc. Early in career she served as Director of Operations and Area Manager at Fresenius Medical Care, and Clinical Manager and Staff Registered Nurse at Renal Care Group.
She received her MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from Eastern University, and a Bachelor and Associates of Science in Nursing from Gwynedd Mercy College.