Toni Ardabell serves as Chief, Clinical Enterprise Operations for Inova. In this role, she leads all clinical sites of care and 10 service lines.
This is Toni’s second tour at Inova. She spent 28 years in a variety of positions starting as a staff nurse in critical care at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.
In addition to her primary role with Inova, she serves as executive sponsor for Inova’s Community Health work, Equity & Outcomes, and sustainability. She takes a special interest in the Forensic Nurses & Anti-Human Trafficking work. She also is the executive sponsor for the Workplace Violence Committee for the system.
Having re-joined Inova with more than twenty years of experience, Toni demonstrates practical, innovative leadership to meet today’s dynamic healthcare industry challenges. Driven by a passion for the health and well-being of our community, she exemplifies a servant leader with particular interest addressing the needs of the underserved.
Prior to re-joining Inova, Toni was the Chief Executive Officer of Bon Secours Virginia, where she enhanced clinical access and efficiency focusing on patient access and experience. In addition, she launched the clinically integrated Network CENERGY with more than 800 physician partners in the Richmond market as well as partnering to create a Bon Secours insurance product for small employers.
Ever community minded, Toni created the Richmond Community Health Coalition in partnership with Bon Secours and community leaders, underscoring pediatric asthma and trauma informed care and launched the Sarah Garland Jones Center for Healthy Living to improve the health and well-being of residents of the East End of Richmond. The organization also partnered with Safe Harbor to open two shelters for victims of human trafficking. Recognized for her work, she has been bestowed the Distinguished Alumni Award from Penn State; cited as one of the YWCA’s 2016 Outstanding Women; named Remarkable Woman of the Year by the Richmond Urban League and selected by Richmond’s Style Weekly for the Executive Woman in Business award.
Toni received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pennsylvania State University, her Master of Science in Nursing (Cardiovascular) from Catholic University of America, and her Master of Business Administration from Marymount University.
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