(Fellowship sponsored by BDC Advisors)
Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital 
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer

Marissa Kiefer accepted the position of senior vice president and CEO of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, as of March 2021. Previous, she was vice president of strategy at Riley Children’s Health and was responsible for developing the statewide strategic platform for maternal and pediatric healthcare that distinguished Riley Children’s Health as the provider of choice for the full spectrum of care in the state of Indiana for expectant moms and children. Kiefer was a part of the IU Health organization since 2005 and started with the employed physician practice group, IU Health Physicians. Prior to IU Health, Kiefer held a variety of roles at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Kiefer received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health, majoring in health administration, from Indiana University in Bloomington and her Master of Health Services Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.