Summer Kirby has been named Chief Executive Officer of Compass Community Health (CCH) by the company’s governing Board of Directors.
Summer joined Compass Community Health in November 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. She assumed the role of both Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer in November 2016, and will continue as CEO moving forward.
Summer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree and a Master of Business Administration degree. She gained valuable experience from a sixteen-year career in finance where she previously held executive level consumer and commercial banking positions. Summer also served on the Compass Community Health Board of Directors, prior to joining Compass as an employee.
Summer’s extensive experience in financial analysis, risk management, and employee management will continue to play a key role in developing services at Compass Community Health.
“It’s vital to our company that we maintain awareness of how to address our patients’ and our community’s needs. It factors into every decision we make, and we are committed to continue to focus on reducing barriers to care. Everyone should have access to affordable, high quality health care. We are growing our existing health services and committed to expanding services when we see an opportunity to address our patient’s whole health,” says CEO Summer Kirby.