Sharon Smeltzer – President, Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Oklahoma City

Sharon Smeltzer, president of Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Oklahoma City, has 20 years of experience as a therapist and administrator in rehabilitation settings.

Smeltzer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and a master’s in communication disorders from The University of Oklahoma. She served as a construction battalion engineering aide in the U.S. Navy, in which capacity she drafted and surveyed for amphibious construction battalions. This experience helped her guide the design of Mercy’s 50,000-square-foot rehabilitation hospital, which opened in 2012.