Vendla Esler, RN, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, ACM – Chief Nursing Officer
Vendla is a dynamic strategic healthcare leader with over 20 years of senior leadership experience. She has a proven track record for improving organizations in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. She is a dedicated, highly visible leader, focused on exemplary patient care, patient safety, and improving quality and financial outcomes. She is recognized for designing and implementing innovative programs to improve quality and patient care. Vendla earned her Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Baker College in Flint, Michigan and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from American University, Washington, D.C. Vendla has achieved certifications as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Nurse Executive Advanced – Board Certified and Accredited Case Manager.
William C. Folks – Director of Community Integration and Strategic Partnerships
Charlie has held many positions within Eagleville Hospital since his arrival in 1971. We think of Charlie as our voice within the community. He develops partnerships and oversees marketing and public relations. He also participates in several state and local provider associations, and has been an advisor of state and local government. In addition, Charlie is expert in the field of forensics related to substance use disorder issues. A licensed social worker, he holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University.
Lisa M. Heidrick – Director of Operations for Support Services
Prior to joining Eagleville Hospital, Lisa worked for Temple University Hospital and brings over 25 years of experience in Operations. Her roles have included Director of Environmental Services and Director of Linen Services. Lisa spent the last seven years at Temple Hospital as the Space and Asset Manager which included the day to day operations of Space Management and Assets of a 1.2 million sq. ft. campus.
John Hunter – Director of Plant Operations
John started working for Eagleville in 2009, as the Engineering Supervisor, gradually taking on more responsibilities including: Safety Officer, Director of Plant Operations, and Emergency/Disaster Planning. He has managed several large building projects/conversions on campus including the successful addition of an Acute Co-occurring Disorders Unit. John is an integral part of planning and executing our next round of building design and campus security. Before coming to Eagleville, John was an entrepreneur starting his own construction and real estate investments business until moving into Real Estate sales.
Maryann Jordan RN BSN – Director of Quality Management
Prior to joining Eagleville Hospital, Maryann worked at Paoli Hospital in Psychiatric Nursing for many years before working in Outpatient Behavioral Health. She was the Director of Managed Care for Devereux’s Community Services, Director of Outpatient Services at Fellowship Health Services, and Administrator for Penn Psychiatric Services. Maryann is responsible for the development, coordination and management of hospital-wide performance improvement, and patient safety programs. In addition she coordinates procedures for hospital accreditation, certification and licensure. Her team uses metrics to improve performance and outcomes. Maryann received her Bachelor Of Science Degree in Nursing from Villanova University.
Denise Kitson – Director of Counseling Services
Prior to joining Eagleville Hospital in early 2015, Denise was Director of Clinical Services at Park Royal Hospital, an acute psychiatric hospital in southwestern Florida. She also served as the Clinical Manager at several other addiction and co-occurring treatment programs, such as Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, and Brandywine Counseling in Delaware. She has twenty years’ experience in clinical services including psychiatric treatment, addiction treatment, case management, staff development, and program management. Denise earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Rutgers University, a Master’s in Social Work from New York University, and holds an active LCSW license in Pennsylvania.
Richard Mitchell – Chief Information and Security Officer, Director of Information Technology
Rich directs an excellent team that is responsible for all of our technology needs. Rich brings over twenty-five years’ experience in the Financial and Healthcare Services industries. Prior to joining Eagleville Hospital he served as Manager of Technology Services in the data center at Catholic Health Initiatives in Exton, PA. Rich has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Pennsylvania State University.
Eugene J. Ott, Jr. – Chief Operating Officer
Gene has a demonstrated record of success as an effective senior executive leader with over 25 years of progressive healthcare experience in the areas of finance and operations. His previous experience includes roles as Associate Hospital Director / Vice President of Operations at several East Coast hospitals. Gene earned his Master in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Accounting from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in Pennsylvania. Professional affiliations include: American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and the Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging.
Maureen Pollock – Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Pollock is the Chief Executive Officer of Eagleville Hospital. Before joining Eagleville Hospital as Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Pollock served as Director of Planning for Valley Forge Medical Center and Hospital, was a Planning Analyst and Consultant for Medicon, Inc., and a Board Member of the Child Guidance Clinic of Delaware County. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Widener University.
Alfred Salvitti, CPA – Chief Financial Officer
Al brings over twenty-five years’ healthcare finance experience to Eagleville Hospital. He served as CFO for several hospital and healthcare service organizations including one of the country’s largest private psychiatric hospitals–Hospital Group of America; and Alignis, a provider of chiropractic managed care services; and Future Health, a provider of managed care, disease management and wellness services. Al has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Drexel University, and is a CPA in Pennsylvania.
Judy Seyedroudbari – Director of Pharmacy
Judy arrived at Eagleville Hospital in 2013, and brings over fifteen years’ experience to our operations. Her tenure list includes Wesley Rehab Hospital, Select Specialty Hospital, Blue Mountain Hospital, as well as various consulting positions. Judy graduated from Creighton Pharmacy School in 1998.
ZoeAnn Yousaitis – Director of Human Resources
Zoe began her tenure at Eagleville Hospital as Assistant Director of Human Resources, before joining Phoenixville Hospital as Director of Human Resources. She returned to Eagleville in 2002, and has served in her current position ever since. Zoe has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University.
Dr. Hani Zaki – Director of Psychiatry
Dr. Zaki came to Eagleville by way of Kirkbride Hospital in Philadelphia, where he served as Medical Director for the Dual Diagnosis Unit. He earned a Medical Degree from Cairo, Egypt and completed his psychiatric residency at the Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Zaki also completed an M.B.A/M.S. in Health Care Administration and Health Care Finance, and a Master’s of Human Resources Administration, from Temple University School of Business.