Senior Leadership Team | St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Senior Leadership Team

Joseph Ciccolo, Interim President

Joseph “Joe” Ciccolo is a well-known health care champion in the Boston region, having served within Steward Health Care and the former Caritas Christi hospital systems for the past 24 years in several leadership roles, including chief administration officer for Steward Health Care, chief financial officer of Steward Medical Group, senior vice president of Hospital Operations and senior vice president of Financial Operations. Joe is committed to ensuring St. Elizabeth’s patients receive high-quality affordable care that is a hallmark of the hospital.
Joe’s extensive experience includes holding the position of president and CEO of Saint Anne’s Hospital, as well as president and CEO of Good Samaritan Medical Center when it was a part of the former Caritas Christi system. During his tenure, the hospital earned state and national recognition in numerous areas of care for both quality and safety. He is a lifelong Massachusetts resident and lives in Stoughton.

Michael Bakerman, MD, Vice President, Medical Affairs

Dr. Bakerman is responsible for hospital-wide quality, enhancing patient experience and providing oversight of our medical staff office and medical staff affairs.

Dr. Bakerman attended UMass Amherst as an undergraduate and earned his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center. He holds a Master of Medical Management from Tulane University. He served as the associate medical director for the Partners Community Healthcare, Inc (PCHI) and as the CMIO at UMass Memorial Medical Center.


Barbara Eusebio, RN, JD, CPHQ, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Patient Care

Barbara Eusebio, RN, JD, CPHQ, NEA-BC is responsible for patient care throughout the hospital. Barbara is known for her track record in enhancing patient outcomes and positively impacting patient safety. Barbara has extensive experience having previously served as Chief Nursing Officer at John F. Kennedy Hospital in Indio, CA, where she focused on patient care and CMS compliance. Barbara also served in senior nursing leadership positions at Washington Hospital Healthcare System in Freemont, CA and St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. Previously she served as Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer at Queen of the Valley Medical Center. There, she worked with a variety of service lines including Medical, Cardiology, Surgical, Ambulatory Surgical and GI, Maternal Infant Care, Pediatric, Emergency/Trauma, Care Management, Pharmacy, Clinical Laboratory and Rehabilitation. Barbara has extensive knowledge of health care in New England having served in a variety of nursing leadership positions at hospitals, including Lowell General Hospital and Shriner's Burn Hospital among others. Barbara earned her nursing degree at the University of Rhode Island and her Juris Doctorate at New England School of Law.

Tim Daugherty, MBA, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer

Tim Daugherty, MBA, serves as St. Elizabeth's Medical Center's chief operating and strategy officer. Tim has a 20-year health care career history in business development, project management, health care sales, health care consulting and service line administration. His most recent experience is with Aspirus, Inc. in Wausau, Wisconsin as the senior vice president for service line planning and business development. Previously, Tim served as the regional chief strategy and growth officer for Presence Health in Chicago, Illinois for six years. Tim earned his MBA at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Joseph Nocie, MBA, Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Nocie, MBA, joins St. Elizabeth's Medical Center as its chief financial officer (CFO). With more than 18 years of health care experience, Joe is a highly accomplished finance professional with expertise in budgeting, planning, process improvement, forecasting and decision support. His most recent experience was with Presence Health in Illinois where he served for the past six years as the South Suburban Regional Director of Finance and Business Analytics. Prior to that role, Joe served as the director of budget for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Academic Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Joe earned his MBA from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.




Erika Wakefield, MBA, Vice President, Operations

Erika Wakefield joins St. Elizabeth's serving as Vice President of Operations. With more than 20 years health care experience, having started her career in the United States Army as a Certified Surgical Technician, she brings a strong passion for Surgical Services. Prior to St. Elizabeth's, Erika served as Administrative Director of Supply Chain at Loyola University Medical Center where she was responsible for all Supply Chain Operations, Contracting, Laundry/Linen, mail and courier functions for Loyola University Medical Center and Gotlieb Memorial Hospital, a Regional entity of Trinity Health, with a combined 856 beds. Prior to that Erika served as System Director of Materials Management & Distribution at Presence Health and Director of Perioperative Business Operations & Supply Chain at Provena Health. Erika earned her MBA from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA.