ACHE Regent Award

Tracy O’Rourke Recognized for Exceptional Service & Leadership

We proudly announce that Tracy O’Rourke, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named the American College of Healthcare Executives’ 2023 Kansas Regent Award Recipient for demonstrating exceptional service and leadership to the Kansas chapter and the profession.

We recognized Tracy’s achievement on Tuesday, Jan. 23, in a surprise ceremony at the Stormont Vail Health Topeka Hospital.

“Tracy is a staunch advocate for community engagement and involvement and has served as a director on multiple boards,” said Richard “Wes” Hoyt, Jr., FACHE and ACHE Regent.

The American College of Healthcare Executives grants awards to executives who champion organizational development internally and in the community through local, state, or provincial activities.

To learn more about the ACHE Recognition Program, visit

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