Corewell Health East Hires New Chief Nursing Officer

Kelli Sadler

Corewell Health East has recruited Kelli Sadler, MHA, RN, to serve as its chief nursing office. Sadler joins the team this month.

Sadler is a seasoned nursing leader who currently serves as Novant Health’s chief nursing officer for the Charlotte, North Carolina area. She has served in numerous roles throughout her 27-year career, such as: bedside nurse, Nursing Supervisor, assistant nurse manager, corporate manager for Risk Management and Nursing Director.

“I am thrilled to be moving to Michigan to join Corewell Health East to lead an amazing team of nurses. I am eager to learn from the team and to also share my experiences with them as work together improve health, instill humanity and inspire hope,” Sadler said.

Sadler works closely with her team and is proud of their accomplishments, including three Magnet designations and multiple contributions to nursing practice. She is also passionate about getting involved in the community.

“Kelli is an exceptional nursing leader who brings a wealth of experience with her. We are excited to bring her talents to Michigan to lead our exceptional team of nurses,” Corewell Health East President Dr. Ben Schwartz said.

Sadler earned her associate degree in nursing from Gaston College, bachelor’s degree in nursing from Winston-Salem State University and her master’s degree in Health Administration from Pfeiffer University in 2014.