President and CEO
Thomas A. Dee joined Southwestern Vermont Health Care as its chief executive officer in 2009. Since then, he has led SVHC to several national and regional recognitions, including as a four-time Magnet for Nursing Excellence designee, a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, one of Vermont Magazine’s Best Places to Work, and one of the “Top 150 Places to Work in Health Care” as noted by Becker’s Hospital Review. Among the notable projects of the past three years, Tom has worked with his team to expand the health system’s partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock, increase access to primary care, improve patient safety and experience, enhance employee engagement, and maintain a strong financial operation. Before SVHC, Tom worked for Health Alliance in Kingston, NY, an integrated health system of three hospitals. Tom was president and chief executive officer of the 222-bed Benedictine Hospital for more than 17 years. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a master's in Healthcare Administration, both from Xavier University in Ohio.
Chief Nursing Officer
Mary Botter, currently Southern Vermont College’s Chair of the Division of Nursing and Health Services, became SVHC’s new Chief Nursing Officer in August 2018. Botter has significant nursing leadership experience, including previously serving as CNO at Fletcher Allen Health Care (currently called UVM Medical Center). She has also worked in numerous nursing executive positions in large healthcare organizations, including Mercy Hospital (Miami, FL), Albert Einstein Medical Center (Philadelphia), and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children (Philadelphia) and previously served as the executive director for the Vermont Board of Nursing. Mary received her PhD and MSN from the University of Pennsylvania and her BSN from Duke University.
Vice President for Human Resources
Bringing more than 15 years of human resources experience and a background in law, Kevin Dailey began work at SVHC in January 2015. Kevin's most recent previous position was as director of Human Resources for Mack Molding Company, Inc. in Arlington, VT. Before that, he was partner in the legal firm of Dailey & Dailey, P.C., in Manchester, VT. Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and a juris doctor degree from Vermont Law School. He is an ardent volunteer. He has served with the SVHC board of trustees, the Arlington Rescue Squad, the Bennington County Bar Association, the United Way and others.
Medical Director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians and SVMC's Chief Medical Officer
Carl “Trey” Dobson, MD, received his bachelor’s degree in physics from The University of the South in Tennessee, a master’s degree in geology from the University of Wyoming and his medical degree from The University of Tennessee. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Virginia. He lives in Bennington with his wife and two sons.
Vice President for Corporate Development
Leslie Keefe has more than 25 years of marketing, management and strategic business consulting experience in the corporate and non-profit fundraising sectors. Keefe is a Rutland native, who ran a successful consulting business focusing on organizational development, including strategic planning, governance, fundraising, training and marketing before joining Southwestern Vermont Health Care as the Vice President of Corporate Development in January, 2014.
Keefe, who lives in Manchester, has a long history of successful marketing and fundraising in Bennington County. She served as development director at Long Trail School in Dorset and directed the capital campaign for the Northshire Day School in Manchester, raising several million dollars in annual, capital and endowment initiatives for the organizations. As executive director of the Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce for seven years, she quadrupled membership and led a variety of successful economic development initiatives.
Keefe launched her career in the retail industry, completing the Bloomingdale’s executive training program in New York City before spending nearly a decade with San Francisco-based clothing chain, Esprit De Corp. Keefe oversaw the entire East Coast and Midwest operations, opening numerous outlet stores and managing over 200 employees and several million dollars in revenue.
Active in the both her local and statewide community, Keefe serves on the board of the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, as well as volunteers with various community organizations. She also serves an alternate commissioner on the District 8 Act 250 Commission, a position she has held since 2007.
Chief Financial Officer
Stephen D. Majetich joined Southwestern Vermont Healthcare in 2010 as its Chief Financial Officer. He has a Bachelor's degree from St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Stephen has nearly 35 years’ experience in the Healthcare industry both in public accounting for nearly 10 years and the remaining in senior financial officer positions in small stand-alone hospitals in and in regional and multi-state health care systems.
Vice President of Ambulatory and Continuing Care Services
Angeline Marano began her career as a hospital executive with Humana in South Florida, Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, and Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She also worked for the University Hospitals of Cleveland, a major academic institution and primary teaching affiliate for Case Western Reserve University. She later served as the chief operating officer (COO) of University of Vermont Medical Center and returned to South Florida as the COO for the Memorial Healthcare System, one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. During her tenure, Memorial was honored as the American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Award winner. Most recently, Marano worked for Williams College as the director of Health Services. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In addition to her work, Marano volunteers on the boards of The Second Chance Animal Center and Village Ambulance Service.
Vice President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer
Rich Ogilvie has been involved in the health care industry information systems for more than 25 years. In his role with Southwestern Vermont Health Care, he conducts strategic planning and implements mainframe/network-based solutions, facilitates physician relation with information systems, and consults on information/financial/medical systems. Before coming to Southwestern Vermont Health Care, he worked for St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado; California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco; and the Medical Center at the University of California, San Francisco. In addition, he has worked as a project manager, system engineer supervisor, and quality assurance supervisor. He received a bachelor's in Computer Information Systems from Bentley College in Massachusetts in 1984.