Northwest Kidney Centers announces new Chief Administrative Officer and names new Vice Presidents of Business Development, HR, and Marketing/Communications

Northwest Kidney Centers has named Sarah Cordeiro Vice President of Business Development, Liberty Stansberry Vice President of Human Resources, and has promoted Liz McNamara to Chief Administrative Officer and Stephanie Pitts to Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

Cordeiro has worked in healthcare for 14 years, serving in senior-level business and growth development for numerous organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is a community advocate with experience in identifying and sourcing new business opportunities to drive and sustain the continued growth of the organizations she works with. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and medical ethics from Indiana University Bloomington and earned a post-bac in pre-medical science from Portland State University in Portland, Ore.

In her role at Northwest Kidney Centers, she will manage strategic partnerships and work with joint venture partner, Satellite Healthcare, to identify, develop and pursue new growth opportunities.

Stansberry, who joined Northwest Kidney Centers in November, assumes the role of Vice President of Human Resources. She has more than 20 years’ human resources experience in non-profit, legal and environmental consulting, and senior housing. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in human services from Western Washington University and earned a Master of Business Administration from Washington State University.

In her role at Northwest Kidney Centers, Stansberry will oversee all human resources functions.

As Chief Administrative Officer, McNamara will continue to lead the operations of Northwest Kidney Centers’ three service lines – in-center, acute services and home – and will now oversee Certificate of Need applications, regulatory compliance and joint venture activities.

McNamara has been with Northwest Kidney Centers since 2018, serving as Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Services.

Pitts was recently promoted from Director to Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Prior to joining Northwest Kidney Centers in August 2021, she worked as a communications leader for private companies in the construction space for 11 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and economics from the University of Washington.

She will take on an expanded marketing and communications leadership role in her new position at Northwest Kidney Centers.