Schneck Executives

Schneck's senior leaders have more than 60 years of combined senior healthcare leadership experience. The team's commitment to quality and fiscal responsibility has resulted in consistent improvement in clinical outcomes, technology levels, and stakeholder engagement.

Schneck's senior leaders drive the organization to exceed the expectations of its patients and other key stakeholders to improve the overall health of the communities in which we serve.



WARREN L. FORGEY, CPA, CGMA, MHA, FHMA, FACHE, Schneck Medical CenterWARREN L. FORGEY, CPA, CGMA, MHA, FHMA, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Warren L. Forgey became President and Chief Executive Officer of Schneck Medical Center in April 2015. In this capacity, he also serves as President of Health Development Corporation and Coordinated Health, wholly owned subsidiaries of Schneck Medical Center. He is also an ex-officio member of the Schneck Board of Trustees.
 
Mr. Forgey received a Master of Science in Health Systems Administration in 2002 from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1989 from Indiana Institute of Technology. In 1990, he became a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant in 2012.
 
In 1976, Mr. Forgey began his career in healthcare at Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington, Indiana.  In 1992, he joined Schneck Medical Center as Assistant Controller, named Vice President/Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in 1996, Executive Vice President Fiscal Services/Business Development in 2012, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Operations Officer in February 2014, and appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2015.
 
Mr. Forgey’s engagement as a healthcare leader extends beyond Schneck serving on numerous organizations including:
 
Professional Affiliations
  • Indiana Hospital Association Board of Directors, Southern District Vice President, Council on Government Relations Committee, Endorsed Business Partner Selection Committee
  • Jackson County Bank Board of Directors
  • BanCorp of Southern Indiana Board of Directors
  • Inspire Health Partners, LLC Board of Managers | Treasurer
  • Jackson County Ambulance Service Board of Directors
  • Jackson County Industrial Corporation (JCIDC) Board of Directors | Secretary
  • Jackson Medical Building, LLC Board of Directors, President
  • Renal Care Group Board of Managers
  • Southeastern Indiana Healthcare Organization Board of Directors
  • Indiana Chapter, Healthcare Financial Management Association Past Board Member
 
Membership
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Indiana Certified Public Accountants Society
  • Fellow – American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Fellow and Advanced Member– Healthcare Financial Management Association


KATHY COVERT, MSM, CHMKATHY COVERT, MSM, CHM
Vice President of Workforce and Organizational Development
Ms. Covert began her career at Schneck in 2003 after serving in Human Resources and management roles in the banking and manufacturing industries. Ms. Covert has held the positions of Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources Manager and Human Resources Director at Schneck prior to being named Vice President of Workforce and Organizational Development in 2011.
 
Ms. Covert earned her associates degree in Business from Ivy Tech. She completed her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan. She is certified as Healthcare Manager by Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
 
Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Indiana Hospital Association Council on Rural Health
  • Ivy Tech Community College Regional Board of Trustees
  • Indiana Society for Healthcare Human Resource Administration
 
Local Affiliations
  • Seymour Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • Maverick Challenge
  • Turning Point Advisory Group
  • Eco Healthcare Network
  • Fort Vallonia Days chairperson


ERIC D. FISH, M.D., MBAERIC D. FISH, M.D., MBA
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Fish joined the Schneck Medical Staff in 2005 and founded Schneck Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2006. A Seymour native, he graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. In 2013, he completed his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.
 
In his role, Dr. Fish provides executive leadership, direction, and administration of Schneck's physician practices and medical staff.  Dr. Fish currently serves as the Chairman of the Physicians Excellence Committee and is a past President of the Schneck Medical Staff.

Professional Affiliations
  • Inspire Health Partners Chairman of the Board of Managers 
  • SIHO Insurance Services Board of Directors
  • Seymour Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors
Membership
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
 

AMY PETTIT, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CSSBBAMY PETTIT, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CSSBB
Vice President of Nursing Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Dr. Pettit began her career at Schneck Medical Center in 1994 as a student nurse. In 1995, she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Dr. Pettit later continued her education at the University of Southern Indiana where she earned her Masters of Science in Nursing, specializing in Nursing Management and Leadership, and a Doctorate of Nurse Practice (DNP) with an emphasis in organizational and systems leadership, becoming the first DNP in Schneck's 100-year history. She holds a certification in Nursing Administration and is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt by the American Society for Quality.   

Professional Affiliations
  • IUPUC Advisory Board
  • IUPUC Nursing Advisory Board
  • Jennings County School Board Member
  • Indiana Hospital Association Council on Patient Quality and Safety
 
Membership
  • American Nurses Association
  • Indiana State Nurses Association
  • Indiana Organization of Nurse Executives
  • American Society for Quality
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society


DEBORAH MANN, CPA, MBADEBORAH MANN, CPA, MBA
Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Mann began her career at Schneck in 1994 as staff accountant. Since that time she has held the positions of Director of Accounting and Controller prior to being named VP of Fiscal Services in February 2014. Before joining Schneck, she spent six years in public accounting as Senior Accountant with Blue and Company. Ms. Mann is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University and Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.



Professional Affiliations
  • Inspire  Health Partners Board of Managers
  • Jackson County Visitors Center Board of Directors
  • Independent Hospital Network Sourcing Group Board of Directors
 
Membership
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Indiana CPA Society
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


SUSAN ZABOR, MSN, BSN, RNC, CSSBBSUSAN ZABOR, MSN, BSN, RNC, CSSBB
Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Quality Officer
Ms. Zabor began her career with Schneck in 1996 as a staff nurse. In 1998, she continued her nursing career as a staff nurse at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, before returning to Schneck in 2005. Since that time, she has held the positions of staff nurse, Quality Outcomes Coordinator, and Director of Lean Six Sigma & Organizational Projects. Ms. Zabor has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Purdue University, a Master of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Nursing Management and Leadership from the University of Southern Indiana and is certified by the American Society for Quality as a Six Sigma Black Belt. 

In her role, Ms. Zabor develops, communicates and drives organizational strategy, while overseeing clinical operations. As Chief Quality Officer, she focuses on the continued improvement of the medical center’s quality metrics such as limiting infections, improving patient outcomes, and decreasing readmissions once the patient has been discharged. Ms. Zabor also works to improve processes that result in providing value for patients through the delivery of effective care.