Thomas J. Quatroche, Jr., PhD, is a native of Western New York. For over 20 years, Tom has held executive positions in Management, Strategic Planning and Marketing in both higher education and healthcare. He has been part of the ECMC family for 15 years. In May 2015, Tom was appointed President of Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and on January 26, 2016, the ECMCC Board of Directors appointed Tom as Chief Executive Officer and President. In this capacity, Tom provides leadership for over 3,700 staff members at ECMC, Terrace View Long Term Care facility, and additional outpatient locations. His responsibilities also include all strategic initiatives of the corporation, including affiliations with Great Lakes Health, Kaleida Health, University at Buffalo and many other community organizations important to the corporation’s strategic direction.
Prior to becoming President and CEO, Tom served as President at ECMC where he was responsible for all Surgical Services, Orthopaedics, Oncology, Head & Neck/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bariatrics, and Oral Oncology Maxillofacial Prosthetics, as well as marketing, strategic planning and the development of new business.
Dr. Quatroche is a past recipient of Buffalo Business First’s C-Level Executive Award, received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Fredonia Alumni Association, the Barry and Deanna Snyder Chairman’s Award from the Seneca Diabetes Foundation and the SUNY Buffalo State College Distinguished Alumni Award. Tom currently serves on the Statewide Executive Committee for the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) as Immediate Past Chairman and is also a past chair of the Healthcare Association of Western and Central New York, Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors of America’s Essential Hospitals, the Washington, DC-based organization representing the nation’s public hospitals. In addition, Tom is a former board member of the Trocaire College Board of Trustees, SUNY College at Buffalo Foundation Board and Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Board of Directors. During his career, Tom has served on statewide committees in education for the State University of New York and has recently served as a representative on Governor Cuomo’s statewide Medicaid Task Force. In January 2021, he was recognized in the New York publication City & State’s 2021 Health Power 100. Tom has also been a featured presenter at healthcare conferences regarding various policy issues, including federal healthcare reform.
As a lifelong Western New Yorker, Tom has been very involved in the community. He served on the Hamburg Town Board from 1994-2009, was a member of the Immaculata Academy School Board from 2004 to 2009, and has been involved in other civic organizations. Tom is also the past recipient of Buffalo Business First’s 40 Under 40 award for business and civic leadership.
Tom received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the State University of New York College at Fredonia, a Master’s degree in Student Personnel Administration from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and his Doctorate in Higher Education – Educational Leadership and Policy from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Tom lives in Amherst with his wife Jodi and their son, Maxwell.
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