Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc. announced Friday that its board of trustees has appointed the organization’s next CEO.Mary Jane Brubaker, who currently serves as HQSI’s chief operating officer, will succeed Martin P. Margolies, the company’s founder and CEO who retired on Sept. 30.
“The board is pleased to have found the best individual to assume leadership of this long-standing quality improvement and consulting organization,” David I. Kingsley, chairman of the HQSI board of trustees, said in a prepared statement. “Mary Jane exemplifies the values of this organization, and she brings strong leadership abilities and a commitment to innovation. Combined with her deep industry knowledge and institutional tenure, this makes Mary Jane uniquely qualified to lead HQSI successfully into the future.”
“I’m honored and I’m grateful to the board for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization of dedicated and talented professionals,” said Brubaker. “For more than three decades, HQSI has been an important partner and improvement catalyst in New Jersey. We look forward to continuing this rewarding work in ways that are relevant and meaningful in this dynamic health care environment.”
Brubaker joined HQSI in 1987 and held various management positions during that time.