Leadership Team

Leah Puccio

Leah Puccio

President & CEO

As President and Chief Executive Officer of Vital Decisions, Leah Puccio is laser focused on continuing to transform healthcare through Advanced Care Planning and Alignment.  Leah has responsibility for setting vision and strategic direction to a multi-service organization that is highly innovative and maintains operational excellence year over year.  Leah has held leadership positions with Vital Decisions since joining in 2010, becoming Chief Operating Officer in 2016 and President in 2018 before assuming the Chief Executive Officer role in November 2019.  During her tenure, Leah has scaled Vital Decisions from startup to its current operation of 120+ employees with multiple national service centers.

Prior to Vital Decisions, Leah spent over 10 years working for large corporations such as Dow Jones, Pfizer and Microsoft.  She also led operations for tech startup Whale Communications, acquired in 2007 by Microsoft, which transformed the technology industry by providing a comprehensive secure access platform that allowed organizations the infrastructure to support a remote workforce.  Leah is Six Sigma Certified, holds a PMP certification and studied Business Administration at St. Thomas Aquinas College.