May 16

Bethany Village CNO Named Forty Under 40 Honoree

Graceworks is proud to congratulate Holly Artkamp, Chief Nursing Officer at Bethany Village, on being honored with the Dayton Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award!

This list recognizes the region’s brightest young business leaders who have demonstrated success in their field before age 40. More than 150 professionals from around the Miami Valley were nominated for their career drive and achievement in their career pursuit.

Holly is no exception. She has spent the entirety of her 16-year nursing career in aging services, where her compassion and collaborative talents were quickly recognized. In her first role as a nurse aide at Bethany Village, Holly became passionate about serving older adults. She went on to become an LPN, then RN, and had the opportunity to experience hospital healthcare. From there, she returned to Bethany Village and continued her career from nurse, nursing supervisor, rehab unit and long-term care manager, to her appointment as Chief Nursing Officer in 2019 upon earning her BSN.

In 2020, her leadership role demanded more of her clinical knowledge as she took on navigating the logistical difficulties of resident care during the pandemic—researching ever-changing government safety regulations and ultimately seeing lower resident and staff Covid cases than many providers experienced—all while carrying a child. She now capably handles her responsibilities as CNO, wife and mother of two with ease.

Today, Holly empowers her teams to provide care for complex needs with confidence. Her commitment to mentoring individuals in the field recently led her to launch an onsite nurse aide training program to help introduce others to healthcare careers in the long-term care setting.

“She is not content performing at status quo.” Lauren Coyle, Class of 2023 honoree and Administrator of Bethany Village, adds, “Holly’s constantly looking for ways to make life better for her teams, from providing encouragement and support to creating a sense of camaraderie across multiple departments.”

Her consideration for the daily interactions and experiences of families, residents, and staff is an example of how authenticity and genuine passion for our work helps shape not just our culture throughout Graceworks, but the stories and heart of the region.

“Holly has continuously demonstrated how showing up with thoughtful intention can have a profound and lasting impact on the people and communities we serve.”

— Judy Budi, President & CEO of Graceworks Lutheran Services

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