Catherine Hamel

Cathy Hamel

Catherine Hamel

President, Gilchrist

Executive Vice-President, Continuing Care-GBMC

Ms. Hamel has 35 years of experience in the management of various post-acute services. She has been with Gilchrist since 2008 where she serves as the organization’s President. During her tenure, the organization was awarded the prestigious Circle of Life Award by the American Hospital Association. She also serves as Executive Vice-President of Continuing Care for the Health System with responsibility for the Community Benefit and Population Health initiatives.

She also serves on various community boards.


  • MA: Management of Aging Services, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • BA: Sociology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA