April 03, 2015

Tom DeBord Joins Overlake Medical Center as new COO

DeBord starts new role in May

Bellevue, Wash. (April 3, 2015) – After conducting a national search, Overlake Medical Center announced Tom DeBord as its new chief operating officer (COO).

“Tom’s 25 years in health care in various executive roles, his
collaborative approach to operational management and his focus on patients
first are strengthening complements to Overlake’s well-known culture of medical excellence and compassionate care for every life we touch,” said Overlake CEO J. Michael Marsh. “We are looking forward to Tom’s contributions in building Overlake’s capacity to meet the needs of the Eastside.”

DeBord most recently served as the president of Summa Barberton & Wadsworth-Rittman Hospitals in Akron, Ohio, with 437 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, services, finance, growth, governance and physician/employee/community engagement for his region.

DeBord 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.

“As an independent medical center, Overlake is known for solid fiscal and operational management. I am looking forward to ensuring a strong future for the organization as a leader in the region. My wife and I are also excited to be active members of the Eastside community,” explains DeBord.

DeBord starts his new role on May 4, 2015.

Published on April 03, 2015