In 2020, Shery Roussarie heartily met her goal of retiring from a wonderful and successful career in healthcare administration. Most recently, Ms. Roussarie was the President and CEO of Allied Physicians of Michiana, LLC, from November 2007 until merging with the South Bend Clinic in 2020. As an independent, multispecialty medical group in North Central Indiana, Allied Physicians was comprised of surgical, medical, and allied health providers. During her tenure with Allied, the company grew in services, scope and reach through developing leadership and collaborating partnerships with other independent groups, local hospitals, payers and employers. In 2011, she led Allied through a construction project which repurposed a shopping center that was in demise into a vital, vibrant medical complex. For this project, Allied was honored with a St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce 2012 Economic Impact Award. Prior to retirement, Ms. Roussarie was instrumental in the development and implementation of a clinically integrated network of independent provider groups, purchase of a physician-owned hospital, and merger with South Bend Clinic. Each of these initiatives, collectively and independently, were intended to preserve physician independence and lower the cost of healthcare. Before joining Allied, Ms. Roussarie was the Administrator of several Independent Practice Associations with North American Medical Management in Houston and later became the Regional Vice President of the Arizona market. In 1999, she moved to South Bend upon accepting the position of Chief Executive Officer of Select Health Network / Executive Vice President at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. Since retiring, Ms. Roussarie joined the boards of three non-competing, healthcare related organizations, A Rosie Place Respite Hospital, HealthLinc (a federally qualified health center), and PHP (Physicians Health Plan) Community Board. In 2022, she will also join the PHP Corporate Board of Managers. In her passion for quality, strong leaders Ms. Roussarie, along with four amazing professional women, launched Powerhouse Leadership, a professional support and development forum. She has continued as an engaged member of Employers Forum of Indiana and served on their 2020 Annual Conference panel discussing the cost of healthcare. In 2021, Ms. Roussarie co-authored a book with her South Bend Clinic counterpart, recounting the successful journey of collaboration between two competing physician groups. This is expected to publish in fall of 2022. Ms. Roussarie received a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University and Master of Healthcare Administration and Master of Business Administration from University of Houston – Clear Lake. Ms. Roussarie’s business philosophy is start with yes and do the right thing. She is anchored in servant leadership.