Angelleen Peters-Lewis, RN, PhD
Angelleen Peters-Lewis, RN, PhD, is senior vice president and chief nursing officer for Care new England. Most recently she was senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.
Prior to joining Care New England, Dr. Peters-Lewis was the associate chief nurse of Women and Newborn’s Nursing and Clinical Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where she was responsible for leadership, strategic planning, operations and clinical nursing for all obstetric and gynecologic service lines.
Rebecca L. Burke, RN, MS, NEA-BC
Rebecca L. Burke, RN, MS, NEA-BC, is the senior vice president patient care services and chief nursing officer at Kent Hospital. Burke earned a Masters of Science in Nursing Administration at Boston University and has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island.
Prior to joining Kent in the spring of 2014, Burke served as senior vice president, chief nursing officer and chief operating officer at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI and senior vice president of clinical services and chief nursing officer at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT consecutively.
Mary Leveillee, RN
Mary Leveillee PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, is Butler Hospital’s chief nursing officer and senior vice president of Patient Care Services. Prior to her current role, Leveillee served as Butler’s director of patient experience beginning in 2014. Her most recent roles were not the first she held at Butler. Leveillee began her career at the hospital as a staff nurse in 1987. Leveillee’s career in nursing also extended into higher education with experience as an instructor at the College of Nursing at the University of Rhode Island (URI). Leveillee earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in nursing at Rhode Island College and URI respectively, as well as a PhD in nursing from URI.
Deb O’Brien, RN
Deb O’Brien is the vice president and chief operating officer at The Providence Center, but she didn’t begin her journey in business school; she started as a nurse. A lifelong Rhode Islander, Deb has been at TPC for over 20 years and has been in the psych field for over 30.
Deb’s interest in health care started at the age of 12, when her father passed away from a heart attack at age 41 and she decided she wanted to help people live a healthier life. When she was in high school, her mother was a nursing assistant in a pediatrician’s office, where Deb started working with physicians to help with cardiac research. “I had mentioned that I wanted to work in health care, and the pediatrician convinced me that nursing was a great career that I’d be good at.”
Kathleen Peirce, RN, BSN, MS
Kathleen Peirce, RN, BSN, MS is vice president of operations, executive director and chief nursing officer of the VNA of Care New England. Kathy has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years. Her experience includes acute care and 18 years of Home Health and Hospice care. Kathy joined the VNA of Care New England in 2014 after working for Hartford HealthCare and Masonicare Home Health and Hospice in Connecticut, serving as Chief Operating Officer. She is a graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, and Rensselaer at Hartford, in Hartford, CT, where she earned a Master of Science in Management. Kathy has served on a number of community boards and committees. Currently, she is serving as vice chair of the Visiting Nurse Association of America Leadership Group. Kathy is originally from Rhode Island.
Matt Quin, RN
Matt Quin was named senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer in 2015. He joined Women & Infants in 2013 as vice president for nursing operations. Previously, Quin served in several roles at Brigham and Women's Hospital including the director of the Surgical, Burn and Trauma Intensive/Intermediate Care and director of Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care, where he led the units’ clinical discipline of nursing.
A graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., Quin earned a master's of science in nursing at Simmons College. He is a America's Essential Hospitals fellow in the 2015 cohort and is a member of America's Essential Hospitals.