Mary Ann Boccolini Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, President & CEO
Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Boston University; master’s degree in human services, Rider University
Job responsibility: Executive
Company description: Health care provider
Primary professional/community affiliations: Moorestown Rotary; Burlington County Advisory Council on Women; Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa; Moorestown Friends School
When is it appropriate to text in business? Scheduling a meeting, or confirming a takeaway or next step would be appropriate. When I need to communicate succinctly and with immediacy, texting is a wonderful communication tool both in my personal and professional life.
What would you give New Jersey for its 350th birthday? The gift of more collaborative conversation in all arenas. Whether it’s debate over new legislation in Trenton, a visit to your doctor’s office or a discussion with children over the dinner table, discussions handled with respect and with a focus on fully informed decision-making helps move issues from silence, stalemate or polarization, to shared visions and achievable goals.
What do you wish someone had told you earlier in your career? If someone had said you can be a nurse and some day be president of a health care organization, I would have been very surprised. So, I wish that starting out, someone had shared that you can create your own options.
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Mary Ann BoccoliniPresident & CEO
Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice