Senior Leadership Team | St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Senior Leadership Team

Craig Williams, President

Craig Williams is an experienced health care leader with an impressive record of success over his 25-year career at hospitals and health systems. He comes to St. Elizabeth’s from Partners HealthCare International, where he served as Executive Director for Global Programs and developed operational improvement strategies for hospitals around the world. Previously, he served as the Chief Operating Officer for Elliot Health System in southern New Hampshire and spent six years as the Chief Operating Officer for both Tufts Medical Center and the Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization, where he helped dramatically improve the system’s finances. Craig and his wife CarolAnn live in Wakefield, Massachusetts with their three children; Madelynne, MaryKate, and Joe.

Michael Bakerman, MD, Vice President, Medical Affairs

Dr. Bakerman is responsible for hospital-wide quality, enhancing patient experience and providing oversight of our medical staff office and medical staff affairs.

Dr. Bakerman attended UMass Amherst as an undergraduate and earned his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center. He holds a Master of Medical Management from Tulane University. He served as the associate medical director for the Partners Community Healthcare, Inc (PCHI) and as the CMIO at UMass Memorial Medical Center.

 

Barbara Eusebio, RN, JD, CPHQ, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Patient Care

Barbara Eusebio, RN, JD, CPHQ, NEA-BC is responsible for patient care throughout the hospital. Barbara is known for her track record in enhancing patient outcomes and positively impacting patient safety. Barbara has extensive experience having previously served as Chief Nursing Officer at John F. Kennedy Hospital in Indio, CA, where she focused on patient care and CMS compliance. Barbara also served in senior nursing leadership positions at Washington Hospital Healthcare System in Freemont, CA and St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. Previously she served as Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer at Queen of the Valley Medical Center. There, she worked with a variety of service lines including Medical, Cardiology, Surgical, Ambulatory Surgical and GI, Maternal Infant Care, Pediatric, Emergency/Trauma, Care Management, Pharmacy, Clinical Laboratory and Rehabilitation. Barbara has extensive knowledge of health care in New England having served in a variety of nursing leadership positions at hospitals, including Lowell General Hospital and Shriner's Burn Hospital among others. Barbara earned her nursing degree at the University of Rhode Island and her Juris Doctorate at New England School of Law.
 
 

Joseph Nocie, MBA, Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Nocie, MBA, joins St. Elizabeth's Medical Center as its chief financial officer (CFO). With more than 18 years of health care experience, Joe is a highly accomplished finance professional with expertise in budgeting, planning, process improvement, forecasting and decision support. His most recent experience was with Presence Health in Illinois where he served for the past six years as the South Suburban Regional Director of Finance and Business Analytics. Prior to that role, Joe served as the director of budget for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Academic Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Joe earned his MBA from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

 

 

 

Erika Wakefield, MBA, Vice President, Operations

Erika Wakefield joins St. Elizabeth's serving as Vice President of Operations. With more than 20 years health care experience, having started her career in the United States Army as a Certified Surgical Technician, she brings a strong passion for Surgical Services. Prior to St. Elizabeth's, Erika served as Administrative Director of Supply Chain at Loyola University Medical Center where she was responsible for all Supply Chain Operations, Contracting, Laundry/Linen, mail and courier functions for Loyola University Medical Center and Gotlieb Memorial Hospital, a Regional entity of Trinity Health, with a combined 856 beds. Prior to that Erika served as System Director of Materials Management & Distribution at Presence Health and Director of Perioperative Business Operations & Supply Chain at Provena Health. Erika earned her MBA from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA.