JFK Medical Center North Campus has named Ashley Vertuno, FACHE, to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective November 2, 2020. In this position, Ashley will oversee the 245-bed acute care facility, with an adjoining 88-bed behavioral health unit. The facility is currently undergoing a $26 million construction project that includes the expansion and renovation of the emergency department as well as the expansion of behavioral health services.

Ashley brings a wealth of experience to the role, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Westside Regional Medical Center since 2017. Prior to joining Westside, Ashley held numerous leadership positions including Associate Administrator and Service Line Administrator over orthopedic and neurosurgery service lines at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, California.

Ashley received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Management from Virginia Commonwealth University, and her Master in Health Administration from the University of South Carolina. Ashley is an elected Regent Fellow, and member of the American College of Healthcare Executive.