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Sue Nieboer

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Sue Nieboer
238C DeVos Center
616-331-6642
nieboesu@gvsu.edu

Sue Nieboer RN, MPA, CEC. is the first Executive in Residence for the MHA Program, a certified executive coach, consultant, professor, and healthcare professional with 33 years in health systems leadership. She has extensive experience in strategic planning, change management, organizational development, and operational and financial accountability.  She also has expertise in physician and clinical staff relationships, new business development, team building, clinical quality and operational efficiency.

Sue is President of Catalyst 1 Consulting, an innovative consulting firm that brings new ideas and growth to organizations and individuals . She has held many leadership positions in hospitals. Her latest position was the Vice President of Clinical Operations/COO at South Haven Health System before coming back to GVSU in the Fall of 2014.  She loves teaching and influencing the next generation of healthcare leaders.

The book I am currently recommending to my friends is ... Me Before You

The music I am currently recommending to my friends is ...Love Pandora, and the ability to choose many types of music.

My favorite place to hang out is ... with my kids and grandkids

The person I admire most is ... Albert Einstein

If I were not a professor, I think I would like to be ... an executive coach

The restaurant (and pub) I am currently recommending to my friends is ... The Green Well

People are surprised to know that... I am 62

My favorite comfort food is ...chicken pot pie

My best advice to students is ... Do your best, and don’t let the fear of failure get in your way!

My favorite place in the world is ...Phoenix

My favorite pizza is ...  from the Glen store