Pamela McManus has been named president and CEO of Peak Vista Community Health Centers.
McManus, who replaces long-time CEO B.J. Scott, currently serves as the safety net clinic’s senior vice president.
“Pam’s passion for our mission, experience, and organizational familiarity were key factors in our decision-making. Her educational credentials, fiscal orientation, varied areas of expertise, and 19 year association with Peak Vista will allow for a seamless continuation of our community-wide mission. I want to thank the Search Committee and the Board of Directors for its dedication in recent months,” said George Guerrero, chairman of the Board and of the CEO Search Committee.
McManus will take the reins of Peak Vista effective June 1. Scott has transitioned to Executive Director of Peak Vista’s Foundation.
McManus is a CPA and hold an MBA as well. She is a 1996 graduate of Leadership Pikes Peak, a 2004 graduate of the University of California’s Healthcare Executive Program, and was recognized as a “Top 40 Leader Under 40″ by the Colorado Springs Business Journal. McManus serves as Treasurer for the Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) and volunteers for various youth-related initiatives.
“We are well positioned to provide a healthcare home to those who have pre-existing conditions, lack of health insurance and other barriers to healthcare access,” McManus said. “Peak Vista is a vibrant and healthy non-profit with over 560 dedicated professionals who keep patient-centered care as their priority for primary medical, dental and behavioral health service delivery. I look forward to working with staff, key stakeholders and community partners as we focus together on the challenges and accomplishments that lie ahead.”