St. Mary's Healthcare
Scott Bruce has a long and successful association with St. Mary’s Healthcare having worked at St. Mary’s for 25 years where he has been Vice-President of Operations since 2005 prior to accepting the appointment to President and CEO in 2020. Scott is a graduate of Siena College and earned an MBA at the University of Connecticut. As COO, Scott has managed a number of important service expansion and construction projects including the award-winning Rao Pavilion, the establishment of several new Urgent Care, Specialty and Primary Care Centers and the expansion of diagnostic and treatment services in Medical Imaging, Laboratory and the Surgical Suite. His role in the transitioning of Amsterdam Memorial Health Care into St. Mary’s Healthcare was integral to the success of that unification in 2009.
Scott is a seasoned executive who is highly respected among his colleagues at St. Mary’s and throughout the Capital Region for his knowledge, judgment, insight, analytical abilities and collaborative leadership. He is able to see the big picture while maintaining focus on mission and what drives performance on a daily basis. Scott has established an excellent rapport with his peers and with those who report to him. He is respectful, creative and ever mindful of the poor and vulnerable who seek care at St. Mary’s. As one colleague stated, “Integrity and values are the backbone of Scott’s leadership style.”
With Scott’s guidance, St. Mary’s Healthcare will continue to move toward its vision of being a strong, independent, catholic health care ministry dedicated to improving the health and well-being of our community.