The 2018 Distinguished Alumni award was presented to Michelle LeBeau.
LeBeau was recently named the President of Alice Hyde Medical Center (AHMC) and President and Chief Operating Officer of Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH), both affiliates of the University of Vermont Health Network. She is a Registered Nurse, having earned her nursing degree from Clinton Community College 1991, after earning her A.A.S. in Business Administration, also from Clinton, in 1988. After graduating from Clinton, LeBeau earned a bachelor’s of science in business administration and a master’s degree in Human Resources from Walden University.
LeBeau has been a member of the CVPH executive team for seven years, and the Chief Operating Officer since 2015. Prior to that, she was the Vice President of Human Resources. LeBeau first joined CVPH as a critical care nurse. Early in her career, she served as a Home Health Administrator for Home Medical of America and at CVPH, she held several positions in Human Resources before becoming the executive leader of that division in 2012.
LeBeau is a North Country native, and she and her family have a long history with health care in the North Country. Her late grandfather, A.B. Degrandpre, MD, was a well-known and respected general surgeon in the community, practicing for 56 years at the Plattsburgh hospital. She is the mother of five children, and resides in Morrisonville.