TMC President and Chief Executive Officer Charlie Shields announced he has named Nancy Lewis as Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations.
“Nancy is a proven leader and public relations and marketing expert. She has done some extraordinary things with one of the top performing school districts in the area and I am excited having her as part of our leadership team,” Shields said. “TMC is Kansas City’s essential hospital and Nancy and her team will work to advance that message throughout the community as TMC continues to grow and evolve.”
Nancy Lewis has more than 20 years of public relations, marketing and media experience. Prior to joining TMC, she most recently served as Director of Public Relations and Communication for the Independence School District. In that role, she worked hand-in-hand with the superintendent to achieve strategic goals for district improvement. She oversaw all internal and external communication and worked on community-wide projects including a dental program with TMC Lakewood.
“In my previous role I had the opportunity to partner with TMC on several community projects. That allowed me to see first-hand the many facets of this organization that are unique, progressive and extraordinary,” Lewis said. “I look forward to working with the quality leadership team and the talented and passionate clinical and administrative staff to show the metro area what an essential role TMC plays in the community.”
Prior to service with the Independence School District, Lewis worked for 14 years as a special projects reporter/anchor with WDAF-TV in Kansas City. She was part of the special projects team that launched the award-winning “Problem Solvers” unit.
She is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. She has served as a board member of the Shared Care Free Health Clinic and volunteers regularly with the Kansas City Rescue Mission and the Independence Rotary Club. She lives in Kansas City with her husband Brent.