MIAMI – The Baldrige Executive Fellows Program offers in-depth learning from world class organizations and their senior executives. The one year program requires its participants to complete a capstone project to address a unique strategic challenge or opportunity facing their organization. The Jessie Trice Community Health Center will be a beneficiary of this year’s program as one of its own has been accepted into the fellowship.
Dr. Luckner C. Denord, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Jessie Trice Community Health Center, is one of 18 executives recently selected to the prestigious Baldrige Executive Fellows Program. “I am honored to have been selected to be a part of the very prestigious Baldrige Executive Fellows Program,” says Dr. Denord.” I’m eager to share knowledge that I will gain, as well as implement new leadership strategies learned from this program. “ The Trice Center has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967 and owns and/or operates fifty-five facilities that serve over 39,575 patients.
During the program, Dr. Denord, along with other Fellows, will use the Baldrige Excellence Framework as the foundation as they study how world-class organizations and their senior leaders achieve strategic and operational excellence and stimulate innovation. Dr. Denord will also have the opportunity to tour the sites of Baldrige Award recipients, engage with CEOs of Baldrige Award winning organizations and other executives, national leadership award winners, and Baldrige Executive Fellow alumni.
Congress established the Baldrige Program in 1987 to recognize U.S. companies for their achievements in quality and business performance and to raise awareness about the importance of quality and performance excellence in gaining a competitive edge.
In his role as chief strategy officer at the Trice Center, Dr. Denord will be able to learn about best practices and solutions to drive improvement in the Liberty City organization’s results while also gaining a deeper understanding of strategy; sustainability; integration of processes, plans, resources, and goals; and measuring the right things. The Trice Center has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967 and owns and/or operates fifty-five facilities that serve over 39,575 patients.