Schneck Executive Team

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.


Meet the Team

 


ERIC D. FISH, M.D., MBA, FACOG

President and Chief Executive Officer

Eric Fish became President and Chief Executive Officer of Schneck Medical Center in September 2020. In this capacity, he also serves as President of Health Development Corporation and Member-at-Large of Coordinated Health, wholly owned subsidiaries of Schneck Medical Center. He is also an ex-officio member of the Schneck Board of Trustees.

Dr. Fish joined Schneck Medical Center in 2005 and founded Schneck Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2006.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Fish has held the positions of staff physician, Medical Director of Schneck OB/GYN, Vice President of Physician Practices, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. 

Dr. Fish graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.  Dr. Fish is a Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist.

Professional Affiliations

  • Inspire Health Partners, Chairman, Board of Managers
  • SIHO Holdings, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Seymour Boys and Girls Club, Board of Directors
  • Indiana Hospital Association, CMO Task Force, Chairman
  • Jackson County Industrial Development Corporation, Board Member
Membership
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

KATHY COVERT, MSM, CHM
KATHY COVERT, MSM, CHM

Vice President of Workforce and Support Services

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 Support Services in 2011.
 
Ms. Covert earned her associates degree in Business Administration 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
 

DEBORAH MANN, CPA, MBA
DEBORAH 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 Business 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
  • Indiana Hospital Association, Council on Finance
Membership
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Indiana CPA Society
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  

AMY PETTIT, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CSSBB
AMY PETTIT, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CSSBB

Vice President of Patient Care 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
  • IUPUC Nursing MSN 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
 

SUSAN ZABOR, MSN, BSN, RNC, CSSBB
SUSAN ZABOR, MSN, BSN, RNC, CSSBB

Vice President of Clinical and Provider Management 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.

Professional Affiliations

  • Anchor House, Board of Directors
  • American Society of of Quality
  • Indiana Hospital Association, Council on Government Relations
  • Healthy Jackson County

Membership

  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - American Society of Quality


RYAN STONE, D.O., MS

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Stone joined the Schneck Hospitalist team in 2015. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences where he earned his medical degree and a Master of Science in biomedical sciences. He completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Truman Medical Center, Children's Mercy Hospital, and Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Professional Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, board certified
  • American Board of Pediatrics, board certified

Professional Associations

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Community and Volunteer Involvement

  • Parish Twinning Program of the Americas, Board of Trustee member
  • Music Ministry, St Ambrose Catholic Church in Seymour
  • Youth Ministry, St Ambrose Catholic Church in Seymour
  • Faith Formation Commission, St Ambrose Catholic Church in Seymour
  • Medical Missionary to Gandou, Haiti
  • United Way of Jackson County; Steering Committee for Schneck Medical Center