Greater Portland Health Names New CEO
April 12, 2018
The board of directors at Greater Portland Health has named Ann Tucker as its new Chief Executive Officer, after a term as Interim CEO.
Ms. Tucker has more than twenty years of diverse leadership experience in drug retail, insurance, transit, with more than thirteen years in the healthcare industry. She has served as the Chief Financial Officer since 2012, providing leadership in operations in addition to her financial oversight.
“The Board is delighted that Ann Tucker will continue to lead Greater Portland Health. She has been a capable, collaborative leader for the organization during the search process, and we look forward to working with her to further the mission of high quality patient-centered care in our community,” said Board President Victoria Foley.
During the board’s rigorous national search, Ms. Tucker has served as both Interim CEO and Chief Financial Officer. During that time, Greater Portland Health has experienced tremendous growth in programs, staff, and patients, as the organization continues its mission to increase healthcare access in the community.
“I am so fortunate to be chosen as the new CEO of Greater Portland Health. We have an amazing team of medical providers, social workers, dentists, dental hygienists, leaders, and clinical and administrative support providing exceptional patient care. Under the direction of our patient majority Board of Directors, we have worked together to build a strong organizational foundation and I look forward to our continued growth and success,” Tucker said.
Ms. Tucker received her undergraduate degrees in communication and business administration at the University of Southern Maine and her graduate degree at Saint Michael’s College.
Greater Portland Health is a non-profit health center providing comprehensive primary health care for all ages including integrated behavioral health, chronic and infectious disease management, substance use treatment and dental care to over 10,800 patients at nine locations in the greater Portland community. The mission is to provide high quality patient-centered healthcare that is accessible, affordable, and culturally sensitive. The health center accepts Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, and provides a sliding fee scale for patients that don’t have access to healthcare insurance.Back To News & Events