OWINGS MILLS, Maryland—The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) announced it has grown its leadership team with leadership growth through the addition of Jane Webster as vice president of strategy, growth and Regulatory Affairs.

In her new role, Webster will develop strategic priorities for BOC’s next phase of growth and will oversee BOC’s business development and sales functions, as well as regulatory compliance operations to ensure the organization continues to fulfill its mission. She also will manage BOC’s contracted site surveyors and relationships with payers to ensure recognition of BOC credentials.

Webster joins BOC with decades of expertise in business strategy and implementation, product and operational planning, fiscal budget management, workforce optimization and business analytics, most recently serving as managing director for Upward Associates, a boutique health care management consulting practice. Her prior roles include serving as vice president of Erickson Advantage Health Plan Operations for Erickson Living and holding senior management roles at two standard-setting organizations: Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) and United States Pharmacopeia (USP).

She holds both an MBA from Johns Hopkins University's Carey Business School and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Albany State University of New York.

“Jane is a strong leader with experience in strategic planning and managing diverse departments with strong results,” says BOC President and CEO Judi Knott. “We are pleased to welcome her to BOC’s leadership team and look forward to leveraging her professional experience and insights.”