Marcella L. Doderer, FACHE
President & CEO
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Marcy Doderer took the helm as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) on July 15, 2013. Prior to her role at ACH, she served as a member of senior leadership for CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System in various capacities since 2002. She became Administrator for CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital in 2008 and led the effort to transform the facility into the free standing Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. Marcy’s previous leadership experience includes positions at CHRISTUS St. Joseph’s Health System and McCuistion Regional Medical Center, both in Paris, Texas, and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, Texas.
Marcy is a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE) and is active in many professional organizations. She has served on the boards of the Children’s Hospital Association of Texas and the national Children’s Hospital Association (CHA). She is currently a member of the Children’s Hospital Solutions for Patient Safety CEO Steering Committee.
As a professional and a mother, Marcy is passionate about improving healthcare for children in Arkansas. She is married to Mark Doderer, and together they have two children, Emily (19) and Kate (16). Outside of work, Marcy enjoys traveling, hiking, skiing and reading. She obtained her BS in Finance from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas and her MA in Hospital and Health Administration from The University of Iowa.