Porter Health honors Pera, Knapp

VALPARAISO – Porter Health Care System has named Cathy Pera, director of IMCU and the Progressive Care Unit, as Porter’s Clinical Manager-of-the-Year, and Tracey Knapp, director of Porter Physician Group, as Porter’s Non-Clinical Manager-of-the-Year.

“Cathy and Tracey are first-class leaders and exemplify our organization’s core values and caring culture,” said Porter Health Care System CEO Jonathan Nalli. “Both lead by example, appreciate and motivate their co-workers and have a clear vision to consistently attain their departmental goals and objectives.”

“Porter has been my clinical home since 1979. I was invited to serve as Unit Director of the IMCU and Progressive Care Unit in 2003,” said Pera. “Leadership is about surrounding yourself with incredible people that come together with one vision. At Porter that vision is patients and families first.”

Knapp said, “This is such an honor when you look at the experience and talent of Porter’s management team. I work with a phenomenal team of physicians, managers and supervisors and couldn’t do my job without them.”

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