Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation’s (PCCI) Chief Operating Officer, Aida Somun, MBA, PMP, has been named as a recipient of the Dallas Business Journal‘s 13th annual Women in Business Awards.
Each year, the Dallas Business Journal honors women leaders in their fields across a variety of industries — from banking to sports business — these women are being highlighted for their achievements in the workplace and beyond. Honorees this year include key executives at global companies and C-suite players at some of the region’s fastest-growing firms.
Somun has more than 16 years of experience as a business leader know for driving profitable growth, cost savings and delivery. She ensures operational excellence through consistent contributions to bottom line efficiency, performance and process improvements. The programs she participated in at PCCI have touched millions of lives and saved millions in healthcare costs for Dallas residents.
Additionally, for two years running, Aida has been named to the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Board of Examiners for the 2019 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence.
Aida is also a well-known speaker, having addressed top healthcare organizations, sharing her expertise on care optimization, safety net, provider strategies and connected communities of care. She is committed to supporting the empowerment of women in science and is a regular volunteer with Girl Scouts of America, serves as a mentor to female high school students in STEM, and supports the Future Leaders of Irving.
“Aida is an outstanding executive and colleague and a great example of the experts we have at PCCI,” said Steve Miff, PhD, CEO and President of PCCI. “She has a relentless pursuit for operational excellence, a keen eye for innovation and a passion to drive impact across our community. We couldn’t be prouder of the Dallas Business Journal honoring Aida.”
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