Learn to THRIVE from these industry leaders as they share their stories on how they have lead their organizations toward excellence!

Meera Riner
COO, Nexion Health Management, Inc.

With more than 25 years of long-term care experience as a highly-skilled executive, clinician, and innovator, Ms. Riner is well-known among her peers as a dedicated patient advocate and a leader for culture change in long-term care. Her leadership style of example and empowerment, found in her P.U.R.P.O.S.E. Driven Mentoring program, is reflected in the talent and performance of her operations team and healthcare facilities. She has established Nexion as a leader in LTC innovation, diversity, and inclusion. Read More...

John Kueven, FACHE
SVP, President, Wellstar Paulding Hospital Interim President, Wellstar Cobb Hospital

John has fostered a collaborative culture focused on high reliability and led Wellstar Paulding Hospital to achieve an “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group. Under his leadership, the hospital was recognized with the Georgia Oglethorpe Award and, in 2020, became the first and only hospital in Georgia to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Read More...

Allyson Young, SPHR
Chief People Officer, Sports Clips

Allyson wrote the award-winning applications for the Texas Award for Performance Excellence Award and the Malcolm Baldrige Award. She developed and conducted organizational learning sessions to teach over 2,000 people from 100 different organizations about the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria and performance excellence. Read More...



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