Trinity Health Of New England kicks off series of Commissioning Ceremonies for new President & CEO
Trinity Health Of New England kicks off a series of blessing and commissioning ceremonies to formally welcome Montez Carter, PharmD, FACHE, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Health Of New England. Colleagues, providers, and leaders gathered Tuesday afternoon at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford where the first ceremony was held. The ceremony included a formal blessing by the Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, S.T.D., Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hartford, musical selection by hospital volunteers, and gift presentation. Also, as part of the official welcoming ceremony, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal presented Carter with a Citation of Recognition from the United States Senate and Hartford Athletic Chairman Bruce Mandell presented Carter with a personalized team jersey.
Carter took on the role of CEO effectively on October 3. He succeeds Reginald J. Eadie, M.D., M.B.A., who held the top leadership role at Trinity Health Of New England since 2018 and now serves as Senior Vice President of Physician Enterprise Development for Livonia, Michigan-based Trinity Health.
Carter began his career as a pharmacist, later transitioning to hospital leadership. He joined St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia, in 2010 as Vice President of Operations. He later served as President of St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro and President of St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, before his most recent position as President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Mary’s Health Care System, which includes three hospitals, a medical group, home health care/hospice agency, outpatient facilities and a retirement community. Carter was tapped to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Health Of New England following a nationwide search and a unanimous vote of the Board of Director’s selection committee.
Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, S.T.D., Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hartford provides blessing for Montez Carter, PharmD, FACHE, new President and CEO, Trinity Health Of New England
Carter earned his doctoral degree in pharmacy from the University of Mississippi and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). Carter also serves on several boards, including the American Hospital Association (AHA), Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.
“I welcome this exciting new opportunity and look forward to working with my Trinity Health Of New England colleagues to continue to respond to the needs of those we serve,” said Carter. “My promise is to keep our patients at the center of everything we do. By continuing to embrace innovation and transformation of healthcare delivery, we commit to provide the highest quality care, enhanced access and convenience, and unrivaled patient caring delivered by our devoted healthcare professionals.”
About Trinity Health Of New England
Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated nonprofit health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health located in Livonia, Michigan, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation serving communities in 22 states. Trinity Health Of New England is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital and Home & Community Health Services in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts; and Brightside for Families and Children. Visit TrinityHealthOfNE.org for more information and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @THOfNewEngland