Tracey Schroeder has joined Inova Health Systems, the leading nonprofit healthcare provider in northern Virginia, as chief communications officer.
Most recently, she was global head of consumer PR at Marriott International, responsible for its 30 brands during a five-year stint.
Schroeder joined Marriott from Burson-Marsteller, where she was COO of its Proof Integrated Communications offering.
Inova’s 18K staffers operate five hospitals that serve more than two million people a year through the hospital network, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Inova Fairfax Hospital the No. 1 facility in the DC area in 2019 and 2020.
Schroeder will lead the health system’s internal and external communications as well as its marketing initiatives.