VGM Announces HME Woman of the Year Finalists

Four HME leaders were selected for making make a difference in the industry. The winner will be announced Dec. 16

VGM & Associates has selected the finalists for the 2021 HME Woman of the Year and plans to announce the winner during a special virtual ceremony on Dec. 16.

This sixth annual HME Woman of the Year finalists are: 

  • Trisha Bailey, CEO at Medical Hotspots Inc./Bailey’s Medical
  • Neidi Mack, vice president for ancillary services at Prism Health Care Services/The Alden Network
  • Katie Stevens, CEO at Reliable Medical Supply
  • Victoria Peterson, administrator at RespMed

“These HME Woman of the Year finalists are leaders in their companies and communities,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “They are relentless advocates whose dedication, innovation, and selfless service make a difference every single day—for their patients and the industry as a whole. We are honored to work with them and to recognize them for everything they do.” 

This year’s awards program saw 64 nominations for 38 nominees from 19 states. The nominees included a broad spectrum of providers, manufacturers, and other professionals in the HME, rehab, respiratory, and mastectomy industries. 

Finalists were selected by an honorary selection committee that included 2020 HME Woman of the Year Patty Mastandrea, CEO of MedCare Equipment Co.; Liz Beaulieu, editor at HME News; Andrew Miller, regional vice president of AdaptHealth; Jeff Bowman, vice president of HME sales at McKesson; and Jack Hogan, president and CEO of Health Complex Medical. The committee chose the finalists using criteria that included implementing new business processes, advocating on behalf of the industry, improving the lives of patients, and impacting their community through volunteerism. 

Mike Mallaro, CEO of VGM Group Inc. (VGM & Associates’ parent company), personally notified each of the finalists. 

For more information about the Dec. 16 virtual HME Woman of the Year award ceremony, visit

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