About Our Founder
Tiffany A. Love, PhD, APRN, FACHE, GNP, ANP, CHC, PLC
Dr. Tiffany Love, founder of the Love Leadership Foundation, is an award-winning keynote speaker and C-suite executive with more than 30 years of healthcare experience. She is a Fellow and former Regent of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, as well as a certified Public Leader through the Harvard Kennedy School. She also serves as coordinator, nurse planner and guest faculty member for Harvard Medical School’s CME course, Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare and as an Advisory Council member for the Harvard Business Review. Additionally, Dr. Love is an Advisory Board Member for Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society’s Center for Excellence in Nursing Education and an advisor for their Nurse Leadership Academy for Practice. She is currently Associate Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at the University of Vermont Health Network Porter Medical Center, after previously serving eight years in various roles at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
As an international leader in the advancement of women and diverse healthcare executives, Dr. Love serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Healthcare Diversity Council, a non-profit dedicated to promoting culturally competent care, inclusiveness and equity; she was also recognized as one of its “Top 3 Healthcare Diversity Leaders” in 2021. Previously, she received ACHE’s Service and Regent’s awards for being the organization’s most requested mentor and career advisor, as well as for developing multiple inaugural DEI committees, educational offerings and DEI initiatives that have successfully advanced diverse professionals to higher levels of leadership.
Dr. Love received her PhD in graduate studies (healthcare research) from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, as well as two Masters of Science in Nursing degrees (adult and gerontological nurse practitioner) after graduating from Cleveland State University. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and enjoys listening to audio books, writing and visiting museums, as well as spending time with her young-adult daughter.