Shaun V. Essex, FACHE, is Vice President-Administration at Riddle Hospital, a 227-bed community hospital part of the Main Line Health System in suburban Philadelphia, PA. His responsibilities include oversight of many of the hospital’s operational, ancillary and clinical support departments. He also serves as the Chair of Riddle Hospital’s Diversity, Respect & Inclusion (DR&I) Council and on the system’s DR&I Steering Committee. Previously Mr. Essex held several administrative roles with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, TN. He earned his BA in Public Health–Natural Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University and MBA and MSHA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has held several leadership positions with healthcare and community organizations, such as the National Association of Health Service Executives where he currently serves as the Chair of the National By-Laws Committee. With ACHE, Mr. Essex serves on his local chapter’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and is Board Certified as a Fellow of ACHE. Mr. Essex and his wife, Demika, have four children and reside in the Glen Mills, PA area.