Thomas A. Dee, FACHE

Southwestern Vermont Health Care President and Chief Executive Officer

Thomas A. Dee, President and CEO of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC)


Thomas A. Dee is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) a $220 million integrated delivery system in Bennington, VT. Dee has over 33 years of experience as a hospital CEO. Under Dee’s management, the health system has been able to attain twelve consecutive years of positive operating performance with a strong operating margin. He led in the planning and implementation of the affiliation of SVHC with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, commencing in 2012, forming the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Group Practice - a 150 member multi-specialty provider group based at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). In 2023, SVHC became an institutional member of Dartmouth Health. SVHC has been recognized with numerous state and national awards for quality of care, community leadership and workplace excellence. Before SVHC, Tom worked for Health Alliance in Kingston, NY, an integrated health system of three hospitals. Tom was president and chief executive officer of the 222-bed Benedictine Hospital for more than 17 years.


He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a master's in Healthcare Administration, both from Xavier University in Ohio.


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