Janelle Reilly Missioned as CEO of CHI Memorial

06/24/19 News Article
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Janelle Reilly (center), CEO of CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN, was joined at her missioning ceremony by members of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Larry Schumacher, senior vice president of divisional operations for CHI.

Janelle Reilly, the new CEO of CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN, recently committed herself to serving with “passion, authenticity, and a deep spirit and awareness that what we do is sacred work.”

During the ceremony, Reilly expressed gratitude to physicians, staff, and volunteers at CHI Memorial. “Your dedication is an inspiration to me,” she said.  “I am overwhelmed by all you do. Thank you for living the values and making a difference every day. We must continue to trust and rely on each other as we serve as Christ’s hands and feet in this healing ministry.”

Larry Schumacher, senior vice president, CHI divisional operations, southeast division, and five members of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, which began the hospital in 1952, conducted the missioning ceremony.

Reilly was named CEO in September 2018, succeeding Larry Schumacher who moved full-time into his role as senior vice president, CHI divisional operations, Southeast division. She joined CHI Memorial as president and chief operating officer in July 2016.

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