Syracuse Community Health Center Announces New Leadership Roles As Organization Plans Future Growth


Keith Cuttler named Chief Operating Officer. Derrick Murry named Chief Business Development Officer

Syracuse, NY, September 10, 2021 – Syracuse Community Health Center (SCHC), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the Greater Syracuse area, today announced new leadership roles for the organization as it plans for future growth. SCHC has appointed Keith Cuttler as Chief Operating Officer and Derrick Murry was named Chief Business Development Officer. Mr. Cuttler will provide SCHC with operational leadership, management and ensure all procedures and systems are in place for effective growth. Mr. Murry will focus on building partnerships and expanding outreach programs in the community.

Keith Cuttler

Mr. Cuttler is a highly accomplished healthcare executive with more than 30 years business experience. Most recently, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer at another FQHC and licensed Diagnostic Treatment Center in Upstate New York where he led the organization in all facets of healthcare operations. Prior to that position, he was a partner at a strategic consulting group that focused on the areas of healthcare marketing, strategy, and business growth. He also served as Chief Executive Officer at a startup he founded that supplied weight loss and wellness solutions to individuals and employee benefit plans.

“We are thrilled to have a person with Keith’s experience and talents join our organization as we continue our mission to help the underserved in this community,” said Mark Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer at Syracuse Community Health Center. “As the critically important healthcare needs in our community continue to increase, SCHC is expanding its management team with Keith’s appointment to prepare for future development and growth.”

Throughout his career, Mr. Murry has served in a variety of healthcare leadership roles focused on the management, operations, and business development of multi-specialty ambulatory care facilities. Prior to joining SCHC, Mr. Murry served as Chief Operating Officer at North Medical P.C./St. Josephs’s Physicians.

Derrick Murry

“Derrick has played a significant role in our efforts to reach members of the community about our COVID testing, vaccinations and other important healthcare services by building partnerships with organizations.” Hall added. “Derrick will continue his community business development efforts, creating community partnerships and providing leadership for our strategic growth initiatives. We are very pleased to have both Keith and Derrick on our expanded management team.”

Syracuse Community Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the Greater Syracuse area and Onondaga County. Founded in 1978, Syracuse Community Health Center (SCHC) serves approximately 30,000 patients each year. As a FQHC, we are a non-profit community-based health center dedicated to providing comprehensive primary care, dental and mental health services to residents of our area, especially to those who might have limited access to health care. We also assist patients in obtaining access to specialty and hospital care services not available at the Center.