Maryjeanne Schaffmeyer Named to New COO Post

April 10, 2012

Maryjeanne SChaffmeyer

She’ll Supervise Hospitals, Transitions of Care and Home Divisions

ThedaCare appointed Maryjeanne Schaffmeyer to chief operating officer of its Hospitals, Transitions of Care and Home division.

In her new role, Schaffmeyer will oversee Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, ThedaCare At Home and the Heritage and Peabody Manor communities. She reports to Kim Barnas, ThedaCare senior vice president.

Schaffmeyer previously served as vice president of operations for Appleton Medical Center. Before that, she served ThedaCare in several managerial roles at Appleton Medical Center.

“Maryjeanne is a relationship-builder with a focus on customer service and has a strong track record of getting results while nurturing those around her,” Barnas said. “She is a proven teacher and coach skilled in building and developing teams.”

Schaffmeyer received her bachelor’s degree in psychology/child development at State University of New York-Oswego and her master’s degree in speech, language and hearing at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY.  She’s also been an adjunct instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where she taught and supervised graduate students in the diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders.

She replaces Matt Furlan, hospital COO, who left for another job last year.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare At Work, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.