Jupiter Medical Center Inducts Three New Members to the Board of Trustees
Two Business Executives and a Physician Join Hospital Board
JUPITER, FLA. (February 28, 2018) – The Board of Trustees of Jupiter Medical Center has inducted three
Henri J. DesPlaines, Michele Deverich andAnthony Shaya, MD, were appointed during the medical center’s annual Corporate Board
Meeting in January.
“Every member of our medical center is dedicated to supporting the
health and well-being of our entire community,” said Jupiter Medical
Center President and CEO Don McKenna, who also joined the medical center
in January. “In my new position as leader of this organization,
I am working closely with our distinguished board members to ensure we
continue providing world-class care for our patients and that Jupiter
Medical Center remains an independent, not-for-profit hospital.”
Each of the new board members brings an exceptional level of experience
and commitment to Jupiter Medical Center. They include:
Henri J. DesPlaines, CPA, serves as the chief financial officer and executive vice president of
J.J. Taylor Companies, Inc, an organization with beverage distributorships
in Minnesota and Florida. His responsibilities include treasury, finance,
accounting, human resources, information technology and business acquisitions.
A graduate from Western New England University, DesPlaines joined the
Taylor organization in 1985 after a 16-year career in public accounting.
He also served as general manager of J.J. Taylor Distributing Company,
Inc. in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, until early 1989. DesPlaines currently
is a member of Jupiter Medical Center’s finance and audit committees,
and also serves on a number of other boards.
Michele Deverich is CEO of Strategic Healthcare Associates (SHA), a consulting firm specializing
in providing investment banking firms with education and advice in a wide
range of potential healthcare business pursuits. Prior to SHA, she worked
at Magellan Health Services for more than five years in various leadership
positions involving corporate strategic planning, execution of new business
initiatives, program and product development as well as mergers and acquisitions
in all business units. Deverich came to Magellan Health Services from
PricewaterhouseCoopers where she served as managing director of an international
healthcare consulting practice in Washington, D.C. She is a member of
the National Association of Professional Women and was appointed to Women
Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation. Deverich
currently serves as a member of Jupiter Medical Center’s finance
Dr. Anthony Shaya has been in private practice in the Jupiter area for more than 11 years.
He attended medical school at Tulane University in New Orleans. While
in medical school, Dr. Shaya also earned a master’s degree in public
health. His postgraduate OB/GYN training was also completed at Tulane
University/Charity Hospital. Dr. Shaya is board certified by the American
Board of OB/GYN and is also a fellow of ACOG, the American College of
Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is the immediate past chair of the Department
of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jupiter Medical Center, a position he
was elected to by his peers.
“Each of these professionals has already demonstrated a strong commitment
to Jupiter Medical Center,” said board Chairman Robert J. Stilley.
“As members of the medical center’s governing body, they will
help ensure the mission and vision of the organization, and I know they
will also bring valuable new ideas and insights to our board.”
Jupiter Medical Center Board of Trustees now includes:
Robert J. Stilley, Chairman
Henri J. DesPlaines
Rosanne M. Duane, Esq.
Martin A. Dytrych, CPA
Penny Heidtke, Ex-Officio
Gonzalo Loveday, MD
Thomas R. Rowe, MD
Anthony Shaya, MD
Ryan W. Simovitch, MD
Andres Suarez, MD
Joseph R. Taddeo
Jack Waterman, DO
About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 327-bed regional medical center consisting of 207 private
acute-care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation
and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center is reimagining how to restore
the community’s health and wellness. Award-winning physicians, world-class
partnerships and innovative techniques and technology enable Jupiter Medical
Center to provide a broad range of services with specialty concentrations
in cardiology, oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health,
emergency and pediatric services, lung & thoracic, women’s health,
weight management and men’s health.
Founded in 1979, Jupiter Medical Center has approximately 1,650 team members,
637 physicians and 640 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center continues to
perform in the top 10 percent of hospitals for patient quality and satisfaction.
For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234
or visit Jupitermed.com.
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