Daniel Kotecki is currently the Assistant Vice President of Operational Excellence at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA). Cancer Treatment Centers of America is a national provider of cancer care with a network of five regional medical centers that are committed to providing patient centered care to cancer patients and their caregivers. In his role, he is responsible for ensuring the effective execution of strategic enterprise-wide programs and initiatives as well as deploying the CTCA Operational Excellence System across the organization.
Since graduating from Illinois State University with degrees in both Biochemistry and Chemistry, he has spent his career driving strategy development, deployment, and performance improvement in pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare organizations. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB) and received a Lean Leader Certificate from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2008.
While at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Daniel has led the Operational Excellence team, first at the Midwestern hospital and then at the enterprise level, helping to deliver increasing levels of business impact, with approximately $2.3M in 2014 and growing to $32.4M by 2016.
Outside of work, Daniel enjoys spending time with his wife, Connie and their three children Kahley, Kerrigan, and Caden. He also supports several charitable causes such as the Boys and Girls Club of Lake County where he currently serves as a member of the organization's Board of Directors.