VP, Marketing and Communications
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Debbie Laughery is Vice President of Marketing and Communications for WakeMed Health & Hospitals, a 970+-bed multi-facility health system based in Raleigh, N.C. In her role, which she has held for 25 years, Deb is responsible for all corporate communications, marketing, public relations, and community relations activities for the health system. She has 38 years of healthcare communications and marketing experience at facilities ranging in size from a small rural hospital in Wyoming to a large integrated academic health system in New York. Deb holds a bachelor of science in Journalism and an MBA from West Virginia University.