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Laura Shea

Chief Marketing Officer at Humboldt General Hospital

Laura Shea is a senior-level executive with nearly 20 years of experience leading healthcare marketing, communications and planning initiatives at small community hospitals.

Currently, she serves as the executive director of marketing & community relations and member of new leadership team at Humboldt General Hospital in Winnemucca, Nevada. Prior to this role, Shea was a part of the top marketing and communications staff at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, New York.

Shea holds a Master of Science in  Integrated Marketing Communication from West Virginia University and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Seton Hall University. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, served on the board of directors of Health Care Management Association of Central New York (2013-20), holding the offices of secretary/treasurer, president-elect, and finally, president. Shea is also a mentor in the WVU IMC Mentorship program.