Luisa Schumacher Joins Metro Health
April 5, 2007
Luisa Schumacher has joined Metro Health as corporate community advocate.
In her new role, Schumacher will be responsible expanding Metro
Health’s community outreach initiatives, developing new programs and
establishing joint partnerships with other community organizations. She
brings more than seven years of professional communications, marketing
and development to her new role.
Prior to joining Metro Health, Schumacher served as marketing and
communications director for Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand
Rapids. She also spent more than two years as a political fundraiser
and campaign manager in several locations throughout the country.
Additionally, she spent two years as a public relations assistant with
a firm in the Lansing area.
Active in the community, Schumacher was appointed by Gov. Jennifer
Granholm to serve a term on the Commission on Spanish Speaking Affairs.
She serves on the boards of Arbor Circle, a community mental health
organization, and the Multicultural Association of Professionals. She
is also a member of the Economic Club of Grand Rapids.
A native of East Lansing, Schumacher holds a bachelor of arts in social
relations from Michigan State University. She now resides in Grand
About Metro Health
Metro Health is a regional health care organization with a 238-bed
general acute care osteopathic teaching hospital and 10 neighborhood
outpatient centers, serving more than 130,000 patients in Kent and
surrounding counties. Metro offers a broad range of services, including
hospital inpatient and outpatient services, emergency, surgery,
intensive care and rehabilitation. Physician, therapy and diagnostic
services are offered in its 10 neighborhood centers. Metro’s work is
supported by the Metro Health Hospital Foundation, which is a
charitable organization dedicated to improving the health and
well-being of the West Michigan community through philanthropy.