Susan Gergely

Susan Gergely currently serves as acting chief executive officer for the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA). In addition, Susan serves as AONE chief operating officer, a role she has held for ten years.

Susan began at AHA in the personal membership group with the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development. Prior to joining AHA, she was chief communications and marketing officer for Charter Behavioral Health. She began her career at Chicago-based advertising agency, Leo Burnett, working on a variety of national accounts including Kraft Foods, United Airlines and Miller Brewing Company.

Susan earned a doctorate in organizational change and leadership from the University of Southern California and a master of business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Notre Dame. She serves on the board of directors for the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.