Chief Operating Officer
Tom DeBord joined Overlake Medical Center as chief operating officer (COO) in May 2015. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the hospital, including patient care services, patient experience, facility and support services and regulatory compliance. He also has primary responsibility for project futureCARE, our major campus renewal project that was announced early in 2016 and includes our first phase currently under construction, the new Overlake Cancer Center, slated for completion in summer 2017. Tom is also active in the community. He is a board member of the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce, chairing the Marketing and Development Committee, and is Overlake’s executive sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Puget Sound Heart Walk.
Prior to joining Overlake, Tom served as the president of Summa Barberton & Wadsworth-Rittman Hospitals in Akron, Ohio, with 477 licensed beds, 1,700 employees and 2014 net revenues of $220 million. He also served as an executive leader of the Summa Health System. He was responsible for the day-to-day operation of the two hospitals and oversaw quality, safety, finance, growth, governance and physician/employee/community engagement for his region.
Tom has served in the areas of executive leadership, operational management and financial improvement. During his career he has also served as vice president of clinical and support services, director of managed care services and assistant controller for Barberton Citizens Hospital.