Deborah Addo serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Senior Vice President of Inova, prior to her current responsibilities Deborah served as the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President for Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, MD.   She has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration, most of which have been in leadership positions. She has held the positions of director, executive, vice president, COO and CEO.  In addition, she has been a consultant and lecturer to major healthcare organizations. She serves on a number of boards and enjoys the role of mentor to many young professionals. Deborah also holds the title of Reverend and serves as Associate Minister at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia.  Ms. Addo holds a bachelor’s from Georgetown University and masters of public health from Walden University.