ANA Enterprise Appoints Dr. Loressa Cole as New Chief Executive Officer – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889
The ANA Enterprise today announced the appointment of Dr. Loressa Cole as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She will assume this role on May 7, 2018.
In this role, Cole, DNP, MBA, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, will provide strategic leadership and have responsibility for the operating activities of the Enterprise including management of staff and implementation of programs for the American Nurses Association (ANA), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and American Nurses Foundation.
Dr. Cole is an accomplished senior executive who brings more than 30 years of progressively higher leadership and management experience, most recently as Chief Officer and Executive Vice President of ANCC. ANCC promotes excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs, recognizes healthcare organizations that promote quality patient outcomes, and accredits healthcare organizations that provide and approve continuing nursing education. She has been with ANCC since 2016.
Previously, Dr. Cole held Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer positions within the Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) Capital Division.