Season 6 Episode 6: Wishing to Winning featuring Alvin “Joe” D’Angelo V.P. of Operations at Johns Hopkins Medicines’ Suburban Hospital

Grant McGaugh . S6E6 . 35:28

Do you fully realize your full potential and breadth of experience? Are you encouraged to seek new experiences and opportunities within your purview? These are the questions answered by my next guest Alvin “Joe” D’Angelo.

To possess a long-lasting successful career you must have a playbook that outlines your steps to succeed Says D’Angelo.  He has written a book to help healthcare executives to gain a competitive edge and reach their full potential.

He understands the power of mentors, complacency in career and business, and why you need to have a clear focus for upward mobility. He understands that growth comes with patience and challenging yourself to keep learning.

Alvin J. D’Angelo is a highly qualified and experienced healthcare/engineering professional with over 7 years of applicable experience in the areas of project management, quality assurance, process engineering, health information technology, and financial management. Professional, dependable, and service-oriented, Alvin offers a unique combination of creativity and analytical skill with the ability to assess both vantage points for creating practical solutions to complex technical issues involving internal and external stakeholders. Mr. D’Angelo’s prior educational and professional background has provided him with a solid foundation in the sciences and mathematics. This has afforded him the opportunity to apply and utilize various problem-solving techniques while gaining practical experience in positions that require extensive knowledge in the areas of but not limited to Production and Data Analysis, Professional Management, and Critical Decision Making. Additionally, Mr. D’Angelo is a graduate of the prestigious Johns Hopkins University where he completed his Masters of Engineering in Systems Engineering. Alvin currently serves as the Vice Preside of Operations for John Hopkins hospital, where he leads a team of healthcare systems engineers, nurses, and analysts, while also providing direct support to the Executive Leadership Team of Duke Raleigh Hospital.

 He has served in several key leadership capacities at Emory and  Duke University Health System, where he provided leadership and operational oversight for multiple hospital-based surgical clinics that included 18 different specialties and subspecialties.

Joe received his formal education from the University of South Carolina where he graduated from the Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology, shortly followed by a Master of Healthcare Administration. As a firm believer in STEM, Joe later earned a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, where he graduated with Honors. He has also completed advanced training and certification as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt practitioner and a Kaizen – Rapid Improvement Event (RIE) Facilitator, both from North Carolina State University.

A recipient of many professional awards and recognitions, Joe is an active member and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and the Parliamentarian and Executive Board member for the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) – Atlanta Chapter. In 2021, Joe became a published author with the release of his book ‘From Wishing To Winning – 21 Approaches to Unleashing Long Lasting Success.

In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his family to different countries, writing, DIY projects, and spending time with close friends and family. Above all, Joe governs his life by Matthew 6:33 and is a firm believer in the quote “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

 Let US Welcome Alvin “Joe” D’Angelo to the Follow the Brand Podcast Where we are building a 5 STAR Brand That You Can Follow!

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