Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter Chief Executive Officer Karen Korotzer has joined the esteemed board of directors of the American College of Healthcare Executives of Upstate New York, the official local chapter of the national ACHE. Korotzer has been a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives national organization since 2006, earning the prestigious Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) accreditation in March 2023. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this new role, “I felt strongly that ACHE of Upstate New York’s values of integrity, lifelong learning, leadership, and diversity aligned with those of The Arc, Oneida-Lewis, and my own, making this a perfect fit. I’m beyond honored to serve on the board of directors,” said Korotzer.

About Karen Korotzer, LCSW, FACHE: Karen Korotzer is an accomplished healthcare executive with a proven track record of leadership and innovation in the healthcare management field. Her dedication to excellence at The Arc, Oneida-Lewis, and healthcare management led to her earning the renowned Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation, a distinction held by only 8,866 healthcare executives nationwide. The FACHE credential certifies Korotzer’s exceptional competency in all areas of healthcare management and underscores this lifelong commitment to driving positive change and continuous improvement within the industry.

About ACHE of Upstate New York: ACHE of Upstate New York is committed to advancing healthcare leadership and innovation among its members. The organization strives to be the go-to resource for professional development, offering education, support, resources, and networking opportunities to healthcare leaders and their associates. Please visit for more information.

About the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE): ACHE is an internationally recognized professional society comprising over 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems, and various healthcare organizations. Known for its prestigious credentialing programs and educational initiatives, ACHE plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare leadership.