Monday, December 27, 2010

Kay Taylor Named Evergreen's Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Evergreen V.P. Kay Taylor
Kay Taylor Named Evergreen's Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Kirkland, WA – Kay Taylor of Kirkland has joined Evergreen Hospital Medical Center as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. She will be responsible for marketing, communications, public relations, community relations, *community health education and the hospital’s 24-hour Healthline.

Taylor has been a senior marketing executive for 25 years. Most recently she was the Vice President of Communications and Marketing at Exempla Healthcare in Denver. There she directed the marketing for the three Exempla hospitals and its physician network. Highlights of Taylor’s six-year tenure at Exempla include the design, development and implementation of a branding program, introduction of a new corporate identity and revision of existing communications programs. She served as the leader for the group’s Service Excellence task force. She also was Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Maryland, Clarian Health in Indianapolis, the Battle Creek Health System and Oaklawn Hospital in Michigan.

“We are delighted that Kay has joined Evergreen. Her experience and creativity will be an incredible asset to the organization as we serve the health needs of our community,” said Bob Malte, CEO of Evergreen Healthcare.

Taylor received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alma College in Michigan and is a member of several national health care organizations. She has volunteered for numerous community organizations throughout her career. In her spare time, the mother of four enjoys biking, hiking and windsurfing.

Press Release, 12/22


RNB Editor's Note:   According to Evergreen Administrative Director, Laurene H. Burton,"Vice President of Marketing and Communications" is a new position.  RNB will publish the Administration's new Organizational Chart after CEO Bob Malte hires a new Chief Operating Officer.  Kay's responsibility over "Community Health Education" may involve interfacing with Evergreen Community Advisers, LWSD, and indirectly with District taxpayers.   B.Y.

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