Chad Melton, 37 HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley, CEO
Accomplishments: Leading the team that reopened the former Pascack Valley Hospital; working with policy makers, regulators and others to ensure the hospital secured necessary approvals.
Super Power: Making people provide exceptional service to all customers, regardless of any consequences.
Most Influential Role Model: “Denny Shelton. Denny is not only my uncle, but a great leader and businessman. Denny Shelton worked his way through the ranks, from hospital administrator to CEO of a Fortune 500 company. On my journey to become a hospital CEO, he has mentored, coached and supported me through the entire process.”
People Would Be Surprised to Know: “I have an identical twin brother who works for the same company.”
With $1 Million to Donate, You Would Support: “American Heart Association and March of Dimes. Both of these organizations have the opportunity to overcome some of the health challenges my family has suffered through, and have led the way to achieve many successful therapies and treatments that have saved thousands of lives.”
HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley
Westwood, Bergen County
Superhero Name: Doctor Do Some Good