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Hammes Company associate receives ACHE Regent’s Award

VAIL, Colo., October 26, 2012 – Hammes Company is proud to announce that Lindsley Withey, MHA, has received the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award last month at the Colorado Hospital Association Annual Meeting & ACHE Breakfast in Vail, Colo.

The award was presented to Withey by Kevin L. Unger, MBA/MSHA, FACHE, ACHE’s Regent for Colorado and President and CEO of Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colo. The Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognizes ACHE members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of ACHE’s goals.

Members are evaluated on the following criteria: leadership ability, innovative and creative management, executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth in stature in the community, participation in local, state or provincial hospital and health association activities, participation in civic and community activities and projects, participation in ACHE activities and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives.

Withey currently serves as an Account Executive out of Hammes Company’s Englewood, Colo. office. She joined the firm in 2005 as a Senior Strategic Planner. Withey is also a member of Colorado Healthcare Strategy & Management (CHSM) and Colorado Women’s Forum in Health Administration (CWFHA). She previously received the ACHE service award in 2011.    

Withey earned her Bachelor of Science, Health Information Management and Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Mo.   

About the American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE’s established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improve healthcare delivery. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs – including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,500 participants – and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management including textbooks for college and university courses. For additional information, visit

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