Top 25 Minority Leaders
President of healthcare operations, COO,
Maryland was promoted last July to president of healthcare operations and COO of St. Louis-based Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic health system. At that time, she was serving as Michigan Ministry market leader for Ascension, as well as president and CEO of Ascension's St. John Providence Health System, Detroit. Maryland, who holds a doctorate in public health, continues to serve as ministry market leader for Michigan, where she launched a statewide home-health and hospice agency in January 2013. Under her leadership at St. John, the health system reported strong financials during one of Michigan's most economically challenging periods.