Judith Eileen Hicks, American nursing administrator. Recipient Jonas Salk Leadership award March of Dimes, 1998, Ernst and Young Outstanding Illinois Nurse Leader award, 1999, Entrepreneur of Year award Ernst and Young Midwest Region, 2006, Nursing Alumni of Year award, St. Xavier University, 2007; finalist Entrepreneur of Year award Ernst and Young, 2004.
Staff nurse Mercy Hospital, Chicago, 1969-1970, nursing supervisor, 1970-1973. Consultant continuing education Illinois Nurses Association, 1974-1975. Director obstetrics-gynecology nursing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1975-1981.
Vice president nursing Children's Memorial Hospital, 1981-1986. President Children's Memorial Home Health, Inc., 1986—2001, Children's Memorial Nursing Services, 1986—2001. Chief Executive Officer Beechwood Health Solutions, LLC, since 2009.
President Allied & Children's Home Health and Nursing Services, 1988, CM Healthcare Resources, Inc., 1988—2001, The Pediatrics Place, Inc., 1994—2001, Focused Health Solutions, Inc., 2000—2007, founder to Chief Executive Officer. Director Near North Health Corporation, Chicago, 1982—1985. President Pediatrics Excellence Program Service.
Board directors Infant Welfare Society Chicago, National Breast Cancer Association, Children's Memorial Medical Center, 1985—2007. Member Nutrition Foundation School Public Health, Nutrition Rountable Harvard School Public Health. Member, ledership council Harvard School Public Health.
Member, dean advisory committee University Illinois School Nursing. Board directors La Casa Norte.