Jessica Macalino

Member-At-Large, Riverside

Jessica Macalino currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia where she oversees various operational departments and laboratory services. She also served as the Associate Vice President of the Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Critical Care Service Lines with Riverside Health System. Prior to joining Riverside, Jessica served as the Cardiac Service Line Project Manager for Sentara Healthcare in Norfolk, Virginia. For the past 11 years, Jessica’s focus has largely been on strategic and programmatic development, process improvement, operational excellence, and provider development.

Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Alaska at Fairbanks and her master’s degree in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She has a passion for developing strategic priorities that directly meet the needs of the communities she serves. She also enjoys mentoring and helping develop future leaders in healthcare. She is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE) and serves on the local ACHE chapter Board of Directors. She also serves on the Isle of Wight County Chamber of Commerce Board and the Luter Family YMCA Advisory Board. Jessica was also named the 2022 VCU Health Administration’s Young Professional of the Year for her contributions to the community and innovation in the field of health administration. Jessica is a native of Hampton Roads and has called Smithfield, Virginia home for the last 5 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 sons.