Elizabeth “Betty” Brunner Selected as the Recipient of the Distinguished Debby L. Schuna Mentorship Award


Pathway Health is pleased to announce that Betty Brunner is this year’s recipient of the Debby L. Schuna Mentorship Award.

Betty is a dedicated professional in the senior care industry who has been a mentor to clinical leaders across the nation and has inspired many others to enter and stay in our industry. She is a known leader who shares her insight, expertise and knowledge professionally with integrity. She is a driving force to the growth of Pathway Health, and is always looking for ways we can assist customers and build up new leaders.


Just a few inspiring comments shared about Betty include:

“She and Debby were quite a force together! They would work with clinical leaders, mentor, coach them to become better every day.”

“She adjusts her style to help an organization grow.”

“She personifies Debby’s vision and personality. She left Pathway Health for a while, but now says ‘I am back home and not going anywhere.’’

“She mentors without thinking about it. Betty supports our team members, customers, industry leaders with her professional positive manner.”

“She is an inspiration to all. She has continuous positive energy surrounding her, just like Debby!  Professionals around the country as well as our team members see to be around her.  She is a dynamic leader show embraces and lives out Debby’s vision and legacy!”


About the Debby L. Schuna Mentorship Award

The Debby L. Schuna Mentorship Award, named in her memory, recognizes individuals at Pathway Health who have impacted the lives and careers of others by tirelessly devoting time, energy, talent and, who exemplify the character of Debby, including:

  • Leading by example and demonstrating the highest integrity.
  • Openly sharing insight, expertise and knowledge with others.
  • Creating opportunities and ‘opening doors’ for their colleagues.
  • Providing thoughtful guidance and positive feedback.
  • Inspiring others and serving as a role model in leadership and professionalism.

Like Debby L. Schuna, the award recipients lead by example, provide mentorship with unwavering integrity and have truly found the “gold” in their colleagues.


Thank you, Betty, for your dedication, professionalism and leadership. Congratulations!