Stephanie Ostrander Named To 40 Under 40 Class Of 2023


Stephanie Ostrander
Corewell Health South
What Does Your Company/Organization Do?
2014 – Exemplary Outcomes Innovation Award 2015 – Transformational Patient Experience Award 2016 – Exemplary Patient Experience Award, Exemplary Teams Award, Exemplary Associate Engagement 2018 – Excellence in Patient Experience Award 2022 – Support Group of the Year Award
What else do you hope to accomplish by the age of 40?
WOW, 40 is right around the corner! I hope to begin the pursuit of a doctoral degree and obtain SHRM-SCP certification.
Bachelor of Science – Nuclear Medicine Technology, Ferris State University (2009) Master of Business Administration – Management Tools and Techniques, Ferris State University (2011)
What Town Do You Reside In?
Where were you born?
Grand Rapids
What was your first job?
Ice cream Server
Best advice you ever got?
To learn all that I can in life because what you learn can’t be taken away.
Who inspires you most?
My Dad
That one thing about you we’d be most surprised to learn.
I prefer to eat most foods burnt.
What do you love to do in your downtime?
Travel, golf, and spend time with friends and family.
What book are you reading now?
“How to Win Friends and Influence People” – Dale Carnegie
Volunteer activity you love the most.
Hosting dinner and fireworks at a local Adult Foster Care home every year.
What motivates you to give back to your community?
My faith and love for others motivate me to give back.
What Superpower would you most love to have? (for example, the ability to fly or to be invisible, or incredible strength, etc)
The ability to time travel
What would you like to leave behind as your legacy once you are gone?
To be honest, I hope to leave a legacy behind of two amazing children whom I raised to challenge the status quo in life, exhibit genuine kindness and compassion toward all they meet, with giving hearts and eyes that see the best in others.
What does the  honor of being named to the 40 Under 40 most mean to you?
To me, the honor of being recognized as one of the 40 under 40 signifies a significant achievement and validation of my accomplishments at a relatively young age. It reflects recognition for my hard work, dedication, and impact on my field or industry. Being among a select group of individuals who are considered rising stars or influential leaders under the age of 40 is a testament to my abilities, expertise, and potential for future success. It also serves as motivation to continue pushing boundaries, pursuing growth opportunities, and making a positive impact in my profession and community.


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