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ABOUT THE HONOREES

Dr. Betty Chu: As Associate Chief Clinical Officer/Chief Quality Officer for the health system, she supports the HFHS EVP, Chief Clinical Officer in aligning and enhancing the performance of clinical quality of services across the enterprise; defining models of care including setting standards to drive consistency of quality, value and patient experience across our “continuum of care” and developing targets for clinical programs.  Dr. Chu provides strategic and operational leadership for the System’s quality and safety initiatives and for performance measurement, reporting and continuous performance improvement. This includes responsibility for overall safety, regulatory, infection control and prevention activities; the development and oversight of a comprehensive quality/performance improvement program; and leading the organizations’ journey to high reliability.  

JoAnn Chavez: JoAnn Chavez is senior vice president and chief legal officer for DTE Energy. Chavez has responsibility for the management and strategic direction of DTE’s office of the general counsel, and advises DTE’s board of directors and senior management on legal and related matters. Chavez also has responsibility for the oversight of ethics and compliance, corporate security, corporate emergency management and tax. Prior to joining DTE in 2007, Chavez served as an international tax partner for KPMG LLP with experience service large multinational clients. Chavez earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame.

Byna Elliott: Byna Elliott is devoted to caring for communities. Her decades long career in banking centers around reinvesting to improve the economic plight of the vulnerable. As the Head of Advancing Black Pathways for JPMorgan Chase, Elliott’s mission is to strengthen the economic foundation of the Black community and bring shrinkage to the racial wealth divide. By focusing on targeted investments and programs under the firm’s diversity and inclusion framework, Elliott leads the Advancing Black Pathways global efforts surrounding Careers & Skills, Financial Health & Wealth Creation, Business Growth & Entrepreneurship and Community Development.