Ignite Leadership Podcast – Quinnetta Claytor

Ignite Leadership Podcast – Quinnetta Claytor


With over 11 years of both healthcare consulting and healthcare executive experience, Quinnetta possesses a global perspective geared towards professional and personal advancement and a passion for transforming good people into exceptional professionals!  Throughout her professional career, she has gained insurmountable experience and exposure in hospital operations, business development, strategic planning and personal & professional development in its entirety. 


Currently, Quinnetta serves at Corporate Performance Improvement Group spearheading enterprise-wide projects focused on operational initiatives such as Behavioral Health Utilization Review Centralization, Operating Room Zone Scheduling, and Centralized Patient Placement. Prior to her transition back to HCA Corporate, Quinnetta served as the Assistant Vice President of Business Operations for the HCA Gulf Coast Division, and the Associate Chief Operating Officer (ACOO) and Ethics and Compliance Officer (ECO) at East Houston Regional Medical Center (EHRMC) and Bayshore Medical Center (BMC). 


As ACOO and ECO at EHRMC and BMC, Quinnetta experienced the unprecedented challenges and after-effects of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Immediately after Hurricane Harvey, Quinnetta developed a remediation action plan pinpointing more than $4.5M in cost savings opportunities during EHRMC’s inoperability through strategies around equipment distribution, vendor contracts, and facility security.  Quinnetta also served as both the Performance Improvement Manager and Director during a 4.5 year stint with the HCA Corporate Performance Improvement Group.  During those 4.5 years, she conducted performance improvement and clinical excellence engagements at over 25 facilities and 9 divisions throughout the HCA Enterprise.


In addition, Quinnetta is the CEO & Founder of Q. Clay Strategies & Solutions. As CEO of Q. Clay Strategies & Solutions, Quinnetta serves as an executive coach and business strategist to early/mid-careerists, executives, entrepreneurs and more. Q. Clay Strategies & Solutions has served over 65 clients and entities representing 15+ industries and presented to over 1,000 professionals and students representing national organizations such as the National Charity League, the National Association of Health Service Executives and the National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives.


In 2020, Quinnetta also published an eGuide entitled “Revising Your Resume on Your Own: 5 Effective Strategies For Any Industry (The Modern Day Professional’s E-Guide)” available on Amazon. The e-guide is intended to provide you with effective strategies to revise your resume from the comfort of your own home or office. The primary goal of the e-guide includes developing and refining your business acumen, while empowering you with the skills and knowledge to reach your professional goals and aspirations.


Quinnetta obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa and a Master of Health Administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Quinnetta is originally from Des Moines, Iowa and the oldest of 3 young ladies.  Her hobbies include shopping, cooking, traveling, working out, live music, and mentoring the youth.


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