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Officer and Meals Program Receive Top Awards

Larry Schleeter Receives Lifetime Achievement HR Award, Memorial Meals Wins Good Works

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Memorial Health captured two of the top awards during the prestigious Columbus CEO magazine 2015 HR Excellence awards event on July 14. Larry Schleeter, Chief Human Resources Officer for Memorial Health, received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The Memorial Meals program won the 2015 Good Works Award for the work by Memorial Hospital staff and its volunteers to provide nutritious meals for senior citizens and others who need assistance.

“We are honored to be recognized and receive two awards when there were so many finalists,” said Chip Hubbs, President and CEO of Memorial Health. “Larry Schleeter is an incredible person, and one of the best in the business of human resources leadership. He very much deserves the frequent recognition he earns. And we are extremely proud of our Memorial Meals programs, and of our hardworking employees and volunteers who make them possible.”

During his 42-year career in Human Resources, Larry Schleeter has been known for his warm personality, professionalism, skill, and commitment to get to know employees and their needs.

Throughout his career, Larry has demonstrated progressive responsibility for enhancing the long-term competitive growth of businesses. He offers a special focus on organizational design and development, strategic human resource planning, and excellent customer service. Furthermore, he has achieved many notable accomplishments during his career, including recognition from CEO Magazine for a Super Star Award in Human Resource Management and Operations. Prior to joining Memorial, Larry held senior management positions in Central Ohio at OhioHealth, Quick Solutions, Inc., WD Partners, SARCOM, and PECO II, Inc., and with Frederick Memorial Healthcare System in Frederick, Maryland. He received the 2008 Super Star Award for HR Excellence from Columbus CEO, and was a finalist for its 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award for HR Excellence.In 2014, nearly 30,000 Community Meals were served, and nearly 42,000 Mobile Meals were delivered by Memorial volunteers. Memorial Community Meals are served at group locations in Marysville, Plain City and Richwood. Memorial Mobile Meals are delivered to the homes of residents who cannot travel to community sites. A hospital nurse also visits the Mobile Meals recipients for health assessments.