Oswego Health adds Oswego Mayor Barlow to senior leadership team

Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow, Jr. will be a part of the senior-leadership team of Oswego Health as VP of public affairs & system growth on Sept. 19. (Photo credit score: City of Oswego web site)

OSWEGO, N.Y. — Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow, Jr. will be a part of the senior-leadership team at Oswego Health as VP of public affairs & system growth on Sept. 19.

Barlow is a part of the group assembled by Michael Backus, Oswego Health COO who will change into president and CEO of Oswego Health in 2023.

Backus recognized these throughout the group that he feels will “take the group to the following stage,” per its Wednesday announcement.

Effective Jan. 1, 2023, Backus has promoted each Eric Campbell and Dr. Duane Tull to roles as govt VP. Tull will function EVP of medication & chief medical officer, whereas Campbell will function EVP of finance & CFO.

Backus has additionally promoted Kathryn Pagliaroli, a registered nurse (RN), and Jamie Leszczynski to senior VP roles.

In addition, Barry Ryle, Kim Dec, Theresa Fitzgibbons, RN, and David Ruel will change into VPs of Oswego Health. Marq Brown, the present VP of human assets will add the function of chief individuals officer to his title.

The group additionally contains Valerie Favata, RN, who will change into VP & administrator of Oswego Health Home Care.

“To me, a powerful leadership team wants to be consultant not solely of the sufferers we see however the neighborhood we serve,” Backus stated. “I imagine wholeheartedly that this team would be the strongest the group has ever had and I look ahead to continued progress and improved entry to native high-quality well being care.”

Backus will substitute present president and CEO Michael Harlovic, who’s retiring on the finish of the yr.

About Barlow

Barlow’s time period as mayor of Oswego will conclude in December 2023, a place he holds part-time. Oswego Health believes the expertise Barlow brings in public service to the newly created place of VP of public affairs & system growth can be “advantageous” from a legislative-advocacy standpoint for the nonprofit health-care system.

Additionally, Barlow will play a “very important function” within the well being system’s development and can present oversight with strategic planning. He’ll even have enter on issues pertaining to building and services administration, renovations, and “enlargement of alternatives and companies.”

In his spare time, Barlow co-owns and operates Barlow’s Concessions, a family-run, food-concession enterprise open at gala’s, festivals, and sporting occasions all through New York and Arizona.

He graduated from Oswego High School in 2008 and attended faculty at Arizona State University, the place he acquired a bachelor’s diploma in environmental-technology administration in 2012.



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