Nancy Formella, president@ICFNE.org
Coaching and mentoring has been a part of Nancy Formella’s health-care career for many years and in 2017, she launched her company. Nancy’s leadership roles in internationally renowned health-care companies, which span more than 40 years, have prepared her to utilize her expertise to coach and mentor executives, aspiring executives, high-potential leaders and teams.
Having earned a B.S. in Nursing Nancy began her career as a staff nurse. Early on she wanted to develop a clinical specialty in aging and teach, so she completed a Master’s in Nursing.
Her career rapidly advanced to leadership roles and she honed her skills as a clinical and administrative director at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Through a series of promotions, she became Chief Nursing Officer at St. Luke’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, the Mayo Clinic’s first satellite affiliate in Florida.
Nancy held a national consulting role with CSC Healthcare, which took her all over the United States. In this capacity, she worked with leaders to improve their organizational operations. In 1999, she returned to hospital leadership and moved to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. While there, she served as the Senior Nurse Executive, President of Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, and Executive Advisor to the Boards of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic and Mary Hitchcock.
Nancy was named Chief Operating Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston in 2013. While there, she implemented changes that prepared the organization for the future of health care. “She has played an essential role in creating the extensive success and strong position we enjoy today,” noted Kevin Tabb, CEO at Beth Israel Deaconess.
Certified by the Gestalt International Study Center as a Coach, Nancy has completed the process at the International Coach Federation to hold the credential of Associate Certified Coach. She has spoken before large and small audiences, taught classes for continuing education, and has written extensively on the topics of Nursing and health care.