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November 2021 Signature Speaker Series

November 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

$35.00 – $50.00

Healthcare – Firm Foundation or Sinking Sand

Amanda Basso – Shurtz

Regional CEO
Ascension Wisconsin Neighborhood Hospitals

During this presentation, Amanda will share the challenges around healthcare that we all want to know more about:

  • Boomers aging
  • Covid pandemic
  • Worker burnout
  • Decreased consumer patience in an over surveyed world

Key Take-A-Ways:

  • Leading with an open mind and readiness to adapt
  • Embracing the unknown with courage

More about Amanda:

Amanda Shurtz has spent over 25 years in healthcare leadership roles, most recently as the Regional CEO of Ascension Wisconsin Neighborhood Hospitals with Emerus Holdings, Inc.

While CEO at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL, Amanda was ranked at the top of CEO’s nationally within the Quorum Healthcare system for financial performance, quality scores, patient satisfaction, and employee engagement. Skilled at communicating, organizing, and problem-solving to raise the stature and ranks of the healthcare facility. Successfully turned around two failing hospitals as CEO and led them to multi-million-dollar profit levels.

Your server will take your order at the event.  You will have a choice of: 

Miso Glazed Sea Bass
California Power Bowl
BBQ Salmon Fillet
Petite Filet Mignon – $15 upcharge (please contact Julie at stlpwa@gmail.com to upgrade your order)

Your meal will also be served with:
Wedge Salad
Brussel Sprouts
Fleming’s Potatoes
New York Cheesecake

Menu includes coffee, tea, and soft drinks

Please advise your server of any food allergies.  Thank you.

Disclaimer:  Photos and videos of all members, guests, speakers, and affiliates may be used in any and all publications and materials promoted by PWA.

The Professional Women’s Alliance is an organization of women supporting one another for personal and professional development.  We strive to keep the annual membership cost affordable to encourage participation.  We also believe in “try it before you buy it” which is the reason we offer potential members the opportunity to attend two events before deciding to join.


November 10, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$35.00 – $50.00
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Fleming’s Prime Steak House
1855 S Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131 United States
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