Take a look at the most recent Always Committed to Excellence Awards (ACE) Winners. These 17 Sentara employees are being recognized for always striving to provide excellence in safety and customer service to patients, visitors, physicians and coworkers.

Tomorrow we’ll share a video montage of all the winners, along with an explanation of how these employees have consistently upheld the Sentara Commitments through excellence in customer service and safety.


Congratulations to the January 2011 – June 2011 ACE Awards winners!

Sentara CarePlex Hospital

Anthony Kyles, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications

Sentara Corporate Office – Norfolk

Jennifer Lawrence, Team Coordinator, Benefits, Benefits Resource Center

Sentara Enterprises – Home Care – Chesapeake

Jean Dozier, Executive Assistant, Sentara Home Care Administration

Janet Stump, LPN, Skilled Nursing, Home Health Care – Chesapeake

Sentara Leigh Hospital

Kurt Miller, ED Tech II, Emergency Department


Sentara Life Care – Currituck Nursing Center

Connie Warren, Staff Development Coordinator, RN, Nursing

Sentara Life Care – Norfolk Nursing Center  

Elizabeth Blackwell, Accounting Clerk, Business Office

Sentara Medical Group

Lisa Forrest, Patient Services Coordinator, Dedicated Care Center

Lewis Bush, LPN, Sentara Hospital Medicine at Leigh

 Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Roy Cherry, Service Associate – Central, Environmental Services Department

Sentara Obici Hospital

Gloria Lathan, Team Leader, Phlebotomy, Central Testing

Sentara Potomac Hospital

Ken O'Neal, Team Leader, Radiology – CT

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital 

Tricia L'Heureux, Physical Therapist, Sentara Therapy Center – Princess Anne

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital


Betty Donovan, RN, 3 West Wing



Roger Gauthier, Chaplain, Guest Services

Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center

Heidi Crocker, RN, Short Stay

 Optima Health

Trista Kirwin, Marketing Assistant, Sales & Marketing – Richmond