Marcia Swehla, Vice President, Business Development at Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH), is the executive leader for Harness Health Partners, the employer health solutions company of BSMH. Marcia has served in health care operations for 35 years. Since joining BSMH, Marcia has helped grow the business development of non-traditional revenue streams for the ministry and was recruited to begin developing a direct-to-employer service offering, which became Harness Health Partners®. Marcia and her team have grown Harness Health Partners to be a multi-million-dollar company over five states in three short years through her leadership.
Harness is dedicated to optimizing better health and wellness for its employees while meeting their corporate objectives. Harness has a robust portfolio of offerings, including award-winning services, and was an early leader in the COVID-19 testing space. Before launching Harness, Marcia led strategy execution for the ministry, including the merging of Bon Secours Mercy Health and all ancillary services supporting employer health, launching of an on-site Be Well Within Center (convenience care and occupational health), the Executive Health service, and launching additional new programs to support ministry growth.
Marcia has held various leadership roles in health care strategy and execution, including beginning her career as a registered nurse. Committed to life-long learning, Marcia holds an MBA, Master’s of Science in Nursing, and a Juris Doctorate. Outside of work, she is an avid equestrian and enjoys spending time with her family on her large ranch.