2022 CAHL Annual Meeting
August 25, 2022 5:00pm – 7pm
CAHL members and guests are cordially invited to the Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony. We are excited to bring back our live in-person marquee annual event Enjoy networking with healthcare colleagues and leaders and celebrate our volunteer contributions in making CAHL valuable to our members. We are excited to invite Anthony A. Armada, Chair ACHE as the Keynote Speaker.
Anthony A. “Tony” Armada, FACHE, is executive vice president and chief transformation officer, Generations Healthcare Network, Lincolnwood, Ill.
He also serves as Chair of the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems, and other healthcare organizations. With comprehensive programs in credentialing, education, career counseling, publications, and research, ACHE works toward its goal of being the preeminent professional society for leaders dedicated to advancing health.
Before joining Generations Healthcare Network in 2021, he worked for AHMC Health System, Alhambra, Calif., as president/CEO, Seton Medical Center, Daly City, Calif., and Seton Medical Center Coastside, Moss Beach, Calif., from 2020 to 2021; as well as system COO, Verity Health System, Los Angeles, from 2018 to 2020; and X-CO expert partner, Strategy Advantage, Los Angeles, and managing partner/CEO, AA Armada Associates, Seattle, from 2017 to 2018. Between 2013 and 2017, he held the following leadership positions with Providence Saint Joseph Health, Renton, Wash.: executive vice president/CEO, PSJH—Western Washington Market (2015 to 2017), and senior vice president/system CEO, Swedish Health Services (2013 to 2015).
He has received numerous awards including the Technology and Innovation Visionary Leader from Asian Weekly Pacific Northwest; the Business Leaders of Color Award from Chicago United; and the Chicago Filipino-American Hall of Fame Leadership Award from Via Times and CPR-TV. Modern Healthcare recognized him as one of its “Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare” three times, and in 2011, he received the Dean Conley Award from ACHE for his article “Diversity in Healthcare: Time to Get REAL!” published in Frontiers of Health Services Management. Mr. Armada also received the Service Award (2008), the Distinguished Service Award (2010) and the Exemplary Service Award (2012) through ACHE’s Recognition Program.
He received dual master’s degrees in hospital and health administration and in business administration from Xavier University, Cincinnati, and a bachelor’s degree in human medicine from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.