Hope Enterprises announces new COO

Suzanne Glisan

WILLIAMSPORT — Hope Enterprises, Inc. announces the hiring of Suzanne Glisan as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the organization. Suzanne is a 27-year nursing professional who has worked as Hope’s Registered Nurse Clinical Consultant since November of 2019. She comes from Homewood Retirement Centers where her expertise includes business operations, service delivery, clinician policies and procedures, and program development. She has extensive education and experience in health administration, quality assurance, and healthcare management. Suzanne has aided Hope immensely through the COVID-19 pandemic by developing agency-wide policies to keep our staff and individuals safe.

“Adding a Chief Operating Officer with such extensive clinical knowledge is very exciting” states Hope President/CEO Rob Labatch. “Our staff has always provided high-quality services to people with disABILITIES. By adding Suzanne’s clinical expertise and healthcare management, Hope can continue to grow the organization and serve our mission of enhancing lives.”

Suzanne is originally from southwest Pennsylvania and spends much of her time enjoying her 3 adult children and 8 grandchildren. She is committed to growing and coaching through Servant Leadership, and holds a strong faith in God. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, hiking, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.

We are thrilled to welcome Suzanne to the Hope community!


About Hope Enterprises

Hope is a comprehensive service provider, offering a wide range of services for people with intellectual disabilities, serving more than 800 individuals and their families through an experienced, committed staff. The service area reaches across an area including Lycoming, Clinton, Northumberland, Columbia, Sullivan, Montour, Snyder, and Union counties. Always receptive to pursuing new techniques and ideas, Hope continues to be on the cutting edge in this field.

Hope Enterprises Inc. was founded in 1952 by Williamsport physician Max C. Miller, M.D., and his wife, Leona, as well as other parents and community leaders to provide community services to individuals with intellectual disabilities.


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