Joe Nowicki joined Shepherd Center in October of 2019 and is the vice president of facility services. In this role, Nowicki leads, coordinates and oversees engineering, transportation, security and construction for all Shepherd Center properties. Nowicki also ensures Shepherd Center’s compliance with The Joint Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and other applicable codes and regulations.
Nowicki has more than 28 years of experience in facilities operations, environment of care compliance, financial administration and operations of general healthcare facilities, and five years in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Shepherd Center, he served as administrator of the environment of care and facilities operations at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Before that, he served as vice president of facilities operations and various other similar roles at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.