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Click to download high-resolution file Victoria W. Bayless
President and Chief Executive Officer

Victoria W. Bayless is the president and chief executive officer of Anne Arundel Health System. She joined AAMC as vice president of Clinical and Support Services in December 2005 and promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2006.  In September 2009, Ms. Bayless was named president of Anne Arundel Health System by the AAHS Board of Trustees, to succeed Martin L. Doordan who retired June 30, 2011. 

Ms. Bayless has 20 years of experience in management and leadership roles, specializing in business development, hospital operations, strategic planning and marketing, medical staff relations and physician practice management. Prior to joining AAMC, she was vice president of Clinical Services at Washington Hospital Center.

In 2007, Ms. Bayless was recognized by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of twelve national healthcare leaders in the publication’s 2007 “Up and Comers” report. The Baltimore Business Journal recognized Ms. Bayless as one of “40 under 40” business leaders in the region.

A native of Parsippany, N.J., Ms. Bayless received her Bachelor of Science from Tufts University and her Master of Health Services Administration from The University of Michigan School of Public Health. She also holds a certificate in Executive Leadership from the Georgetown University Center for Professional Development. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has served on several community boards.  Ms. Bayless resides in Arnold, Md. with her husband Mike and their two children.

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Barbara Baldwin
Chief Information Officer

Ms. Baldwin is vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for Anne Arundel Health System. She is responsible for overall strategy and deployment of electronic information and technology services.  In her role as CIO, Ms. Baldwin supports AAHS' community-based system of care through outreach to patients using My Chart and to area physicians using AlecConnect ( AAHS' online patient information system). 

Prior to joining AAHS, Ms. Baldwin served as CIO for several premier healthcare organizations.  Most recently, she served as CIO for the University of Virginia.  Additionally, Ms. Baldwin was senior vice president of information services for the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University; vice president/CIO for Bon Secours-Richmond; and director of information services at Riverside Health System (Virginia). 

Ms. Baldwin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health from Old Dominion University and was awarded a master's degree in Health Administration from Duke University. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is certified as a Project Management Professional.  Ms. Baldwin previously served as chair of the University Health System Consortium's CIO Council, as chair-elect for the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Information Resources and as a board member for the Virginia Health Quality Center (VHQC). She served her community for 9 years as a member of the United Way/Jefferson Region's Program Review and Funding Committee.

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Stephen L. Clarke
Vice President, Vice President, Physician Services

Stephen L. Clarke, CMPE, is vice president for physician services at Anne Arundel Medical Center. In this role he works closely with all physician practices and oversees the operations and growth of Anne Arundel Healthcare Enterprises. Additionally, he works closely with the hospital’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer to determine and evaluate additional opportunities for growth.

Prior to this role, Mr. Clarke was the director of the management services organization for Anne Arundel Healthcare Enterprises, a subsidiary of the Anne Arundel Health System. He has also served as CEO of Baltimore Heart Associates, an 18-physician cardiology practice in Baltimore, where he led the group through a number of mergers and expanded the practice to cover nine hospitals in the Baltimore metropolitan area.  Before joining Baltimore Heart Associates, Mr. Clarke was the director of cardio-pulmonary services at Northwest Hospital Center for 10 years where he directed the respiratory care, pulmonary function and EKG departments.

Mr. Clarke graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore with a B.S. in Business Administration and a concentration in Management and Finance. He received his certification from the American College of Medical Practice Executives in 1996. Mr. Clarke is a past president of the Maryland Medical Group Management Association and has served on various MGMA committees.

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Click to download high-resolution file Jennifer Harrington
Vice President, Clinical and Support Services

As vice president of Clinical and Support Services, Ms. Harrington oversees laboratory, environmental, security, radiology, rehabilitation, pharmacy, and food and nutrition services.

Before joining AAMC, Ms. Harrington was vice president at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, responsible for rehabilitation, radiology, sleep services, and multispecialty services. 

Ms. Harrington holds a master of science in exercise physiology and a bachelor of science in exercise physiology and sports management from West Virginia University, and a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Maryland at Baltimore.

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Click to download high-resolution file Lisa Hillman
Sr. VP, Legislative Affairs, President, AAMC Foundation

Lisa Hillman is Sr. VP, Legislative Affairs and President of the AAMC Foundation for Anne Arundel Health System in Annapolis, Maryland, and oversees the Health System's fundraising, public affairs and legislative activities. She also serves as Executive Director of Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation, the philanthropic arm for the Health System.

Hillman is a former broadcast journalist for area radio stations. In l980, she joined Anne Arundel Medical Center as its first Director of Public Relations. In l987, she became Director of Public Affairs for the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. In l990, she assumed the position of Executive Director of Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation. In l995, she was promoted to Vice President of Development and Community Affairs for Anne Arundel Health System.

A native of Baltimore, MD, Hillman is a graduate of Goucher College with a BA in English and a Masters degree in Education. She holds both the FAHP and CFRE certifications in fundraising.

Hillman was chair of the l999 International Educational Conference for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. She is also on the Goucher College Board of Visitors, a graduate and board member of Leadership Anne Arundel, a past chair of the Chamber of Commerce of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Board of Directors and a 2006 participant of Leadership Maryland. She was named one of "Maryland's Top 100 Women" by the Daily Record.

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Shirley J. Knelly
Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety, Corporate Compliance Officer, President of Pathways

Shirley J. Knelly is Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety, Corporate Compliance Officer and the President of Pathways at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC). As Vice President, Ms. Knelly oversees all Quality and Patient Safety Initiatives, Regulatory Compliance, Infection Control, Patient Advocacy, Patient Satisfaction and Policy/Procedure/Forms facilitation throughout the organization.  Ms. Knelly’s oversight of the Corporate Compliance program includes development, implementation and enforcement of the program, along with evaluation and monitoring compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines.

Prior to her current position, Ms. Knelly was the Executive Director of Pathways Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center from 2000-03 and Clinical Director, Pathways Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center from 1996-2000, both at AAMC. Ms. Knelly has been a part-time faculty member at Penn State University in Hazleton, PA, Lackawanna Junior College and Anne Arundel Community College.

A native of Wilkes-Barre, PA, Ms. Knelly received a Bachelor's Degree in Health Education from East Stroudsburg State College, East Stroudsburg, and a Master's of Science Degree in Counselor Education from the University of Scranton in 1987. She is licensed by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists and is certified as a Chemical Dependency Counselor from the Maryland Addiction Counselor Certification Board. Ms. Knelly is a graduate of Leadership Hazleton, PA, a member of the Maryland Association for Healthcare Quality, the Maryland Patient Safety Committee, and the United Way of Central Maryland Project Lift. In 2010, Ms. Knelly obtained her Healthcare Corporate Compliance Certificate from the Graduate Certificate Program at the George Washington College of Professional Studies, George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Ms. Knelly received the YWCA's TWIN Award, the Daily Record's Health Care Professional Hero Award and Outstanding Business and Professional Woman of the Year Award 1992 P.E.A.R.L. Award Recipient (Professional, Excellence, Achievement, Role Model/Responsibility, Leadership).

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Nancy Luttrell
Vice President, Human Resources

Nancy Luttrell is vice president of human resources at Anne Arundel Medical Center. In this role, she oversees all human resource functions and works with many cross functional teams to plan and prepare for the future workforce. 

Ms. Luttrell joined the human resource department at AAMC in 1988. Since that time, she has held four positions: compensation specialist; manager – compensation & benefits; director – compensation & benefits and currently vice president. She has been responsible for the wage and salary classification system, health and welfare benefit plans, and the retirement programs. 

Prior to joining AAMC, Ms. Luttrell worked as an economist for several consulting firms in the Washington D.C. area including Mathtech and Science Applications Inc. She conducted cost benefit analyses on numerous energy and defense contracts with the federal government.

Ms. Luttrell has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland and a M.B.A. from George Washington University. She lives in Severna Park with her husband and children.   

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Click to download high-resolution file Joseph D. Moser, M.D.
Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs

Joseph D. "Joe" Moser, M.D. is Vice President, Medical Affairs for Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC).

As vice president, a position he has held since 1996, Dr. Moser supports Medical Staff activities and leadership initiatives, oversees the Medical Staff Office, Credentials Office, performance improvement (QA), outcomes data analysis, patient safety, Pharmacy, Coding and Health Information Services (Medical Records). He also has some strategic planning roles within the Administration, serving on the Administrative Executive Board and Strategic Planning Board.

Prior to his present position, he was in private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1975 to 1996. He served as chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology for four years from 1986-1990, and as Medical Staff secretary-treasurer and then vice president from 1990-94. He was president of the medical staff from 1994-96.

A native of Washington, D.C., Dr. Moser received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in 1972.

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Sherry Perkins, Ph.D., R.N.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Nursing Officer

Sherry B. Perkins, PhD, RN is chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at AAMC. In this role, Dr. Perkins provides leadership to nursing, clinical and support services, quality programs, human resources and information systems.  She joined AAMC after 15 years of progressive clinical and leadership roles at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baylor University, a Master’s of Science from Texas Woman’s University, and a doctorate from the University of Kansas. Dr. Perkins also completed a Wharton Fellows program in Management for Nurse Executives in 2006.

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Bob Reilly Bob Reilly
Chief Financial Officer
Bob Reilly is Chief Financial Officer for Anne Arundel Health System and leads the financial operations of the System. Areas that Mr. Reilly oversees include financial reporting, budgeting & reimbursement, patient financial services, treasury services, real estate management and legal services.

Mr. Reilly has more than fifteen years of healthcare experience in leadership roles, serving previously in several hospitals in the Baltimore area. He joined the System in 2007 as Vice President of Finance and was promoted to his current position in 2010.

Mr. Reilly holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a Masters of Business administration from the University of Kentucky. He is also a certified public accountant and has been a long time member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Mr. Reilly also serves as a board member on two of the System’s subsidiaries. He resides in Severna Park, MD with his wife Barbara.


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Mitch Schwartz Mitchell Schwartz M.D.,
Chief Medical Officer & President of Physician Enterprise, LLC

Mitch Schwartz, MD joined the Anne Arundel Health System in 1992 as a member of the medical staff.  He practiced cardiology from 1992-2010.  During that time he held the position of Clinical Leader of the Medical Initiative as well as Executive Director of Clinical Programs & Business Development.  He was named Chief Medical Officer & President of Physician Enterprise, LLC on July 2010.

In this position Dr. Schwartz will be responsible for quality initiatives, development of the physician enterprise, clinical integration as well as  program development and growth.

Dr. Schwartz graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA in 1981 and earned his MD from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1985 with honors.   He completed his Internship and Residency programs at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Subsequently he served a Chief Resident of Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  From 1989-1992 he completed fellowship in Cardiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.



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