Christine Candio, CEO, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Named a Top Female CEO by SmartCEO Magazine
Alexandria, VA – Washington SmartCEO magazine recognizes this year’s Brava winners at the 2012 Brava! Awards to take place on July 24 at the Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University. Among these winners is CEO of Inova Alexandria Hospital, Christine Candio.
The Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards celebrates women business leaders who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. These CEOs have become exemplary leaders in their companies and the community at large by encouraging local philanthropy and setting their companies on the path to tremendous growth. This year’s winners collectively generate $1.7 billion in revenue and employ over 4,800 people. SmartCEO shares their inspiring stories in the July issue and celebrates them at an awards event. Christine was one of 25 winners selected from a pool of 90 CEOs.
“This award brings to light Christine’s leadership in the ever-changing national healthcare landscape and her commitment to transparency within the organization,” says Mark Stauder, President and COO of Inova Health System. “Her leadership has brought much success to Inova Alexandria Hospital in the way of regulatory awards and improved quality measures.”
Her nomination goes on to note: “Christine has a commanding presence in the organization and proactively plans to handle the unexpected. She has a powerful intrinsic motivation, setting high standards for herself. She also holds her leaders accountable and responsible for the organization’s established Standards of Behavior. Christine is committed to the physicians and staff at Inova Alexandria Hospital and recognizes the important roles they play in the ensuring and maintaining the health of the community.”
To interview Christine Candio, please contact Allison Kenty at 703-504-3840
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About the Brava! Awards
The Brava! Awards celebrate women business leaders who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. These female CEOs have become exemplary leaders in their companies and the community at large by encouraging local philanthropy, mentoring fellow CEOs and setting their companies on the path to tremendous growth.
Inova Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency and urgent-care centers, home care, mental health, blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research.