Senior Leadership Team
Walter J. Ramos, J.D., President
Karen Ahearn, RN, MPA, NEA-BC, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Nursing Officer
She holds a MPA in Healthcare Management from Kean University in Union, New Jersey and she earned her BSN with honors from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Nick Samilo, Chief Financial Officer
Nick Samilo comes to Carney Hospital with a strong background in hospital finance. Having served as CFO at Prime Healthcare Landmark Medical Center in Rhode Island, Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New Hampshire, Carolinas Healthcare System-Stanly Health Service in North Carolina and Health First Inc. Holmes Regional Medical Center in Florida.
Nick received his MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas (TX) in Houston, Texas and his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting & Finance from the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York.
Lawrence Hotes, MD, FACP, FACE, Chief Medical Officer
Lawrence Hotes, MD, brings a wealth of clinical and administrative experience to Carney Hospital.
For the past decade, he has served as the chief medical officer of New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton, Massachusetts and as past president of the New England Sinai Hospital Physician Corporation. He currently serves as a board member and vice president of the National Association of Long Term Hospitals and he led the development of the New England Sinai Hospital satellite facility at Carney Hospital.
Dr. Hotes is a member of the faculty of the Tufts University School of Medicine and a lecturer with the Bouve College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Northeastern University.
Dr. Hotes earned his medical degree from George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. He completed both his internship and residency at the Boston University Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.