Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Judith E. Hicks, RN, MSN

Title: Chief Executive Officer, Nursing Administrator
Company: Beechwood Health Solutions, LLC
Location: Wilmette, IL United States


  • American Society of Nursing Administrators, member
  • Autism Home Support Services, member (board of trustees, 2011)
  • Economic Club of Chicago
  • Illinois Hospital Association (chairman council on nursing, 1982-1983)
  • La Casa Norte (member) (board of trustees, 2008-2013)
  • St. Xavier University, Chicago, member (board of trustees, 2005-2011)
  • The Harvard School of Public Health (Nutrition Round Table, member)
  • The Institute of Medicine (member)
  • University of Illinois, Chicago (Dean’s Advisory Council, member)
  • Women’s Health Executive Network (1984-1985)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Recipient, George Kennedy Distinguished Leadership Award, Lurie Children’s Hospital (2018)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the Midwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (1986-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2013-2014, 2000-2009)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2012, 1997-1998)
  • Recipient, Nursing Alumni of Year Award, St. Xavier University (2007)
  • Recipient, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of Year Award, Midwest Region (2006)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2003-2004)
  • Finalist, Entrepreneur of Year award Ernst and Young (2004)
  • Recipient, Ernst and Young Outstanding Illinois Nurse Leader Award (1999)
  • Recipient, Jonas Salk Leadership Award, March of Dimes (1998)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (1995-1996, 1987-1990)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Nursing,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-1994, 1990-1991)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1990)

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