105 COO moves in 2022

Here are 105 hospital and health system COO moves that have been reported by Becker's in 2022:

1. Michael Barbera, MSN, RN, was named COO of HCA Florida St. Lucie Hospital in Port St. Lucie.

2. Randolph Howard Jr. was named COO of Catholic Health's St. Catherine of Siena Hospital in Smithtown, N.Y.

3. Kathy Donovan, MSN, RN, was named COO of Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System.

4. Keith Biddle was named COO of Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant, W.Va.

5. Brian Argo, executive vice president and COO of Conway (S.C.) Medical Center, will assume the role of CEO. 

6. Joseph Khayat was named COO of Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Fla. 

7. Liz Longmore, MSN, was named senior vice president and COO of Stamford (Conn.) Health.

8. Rob Allen, COO of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, was selected as the new president and CEO.

9. Michael Ash, MD, was named executive vice president and COO of Omaha-based Nebraska Medicine.

10. James Terwilliger was named senior vice president and COO of Tacoma, Wash.-based Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.

11. Bradley Weast was named COO of Great Falls (Mont.) Clinic Hospital.

12. Scott Bonderoff was named interim COO of two Upper Allegheny Health System hospitals: Bradford (Pa.) Regional Medical Center and Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital.

13. Justin Olsen was selected as vice president and COO of Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.

14. Laura Glenn was named COO of Traverse City, Mich.-based Munson Healthcare.

15. Jamie Phillips was named COO of Seattle Children's.

16. Amy Doran, MSN, was named COO of Newark (N.J.) Beth Israel Medical Center.

17. Drew Walker was selected as the new COO of Chippenham Hospital in Richmond, Va.

18. Julie Grosvenor, MD, was named COO of Texas Surgical Hospital in Plano.

19. Kimberly Hatchel, DNP, RN, was appointed as the new senior vice president of Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Bronson Healthcare and COO of Kalamazoo-based Bronson Methodist Hospital. 

20. Gina Hawley, DrPH, was named COO of Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics.

21. Dorothy Urschel, DNP, COO of Albany Med Health System's Columbia Memorial Health in Hudson, N.Y., will succeed Jay Cahalan, who is retiring as the organization's president and CEO. 

22. Brian Donley, MD, was named executive vice president and COO of New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian.

23. Charlie Boyd was named COO of Hermitage, Tenn.-based TriStar Summit Medical Center.  

24. Andy Loehr was named COO of Birmingham-based Children's of Alabama.

25. Kofi Cash was named COO of University of Louisville (Ky.) Health-Jewish Hospital.

26. Jennifer Eslinger was named Rochester (N.Y.) Regional Health's new COO.

27. Rodemil Fuentes was named COO of CareWell Health Medical Center in East Orange, N.J.  

28. Steven Hankins is the new COO of Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, Colo., part of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare.

29. Heather King was named president and COO of Bolivia, N.C.-based Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center.

30. Mike Mudd was named COO of Rogers-based Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. 

31. Dane Peterson, president and COO of Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare, was selected to serve as interim CEO of the organization.

32. Robert Riney, former COO of Detroit-based Henry Ford Health, was named president and CEO of the organization.

33. Michael Stern was named COO of West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health.

34. Nancy Susick, RN, was named Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health's new COO for acute and post-acute services. 

35. Lisa Tzanakis was named COO of Port Charlotte-based HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital. 

36. Rob Vasquez was named COO of Doctors Hospital of Laredo (Texas).

37. Michele Volpe was named COO of Philadelphia-based University of Pennsylvania Health System.

38. Don Boyd, president and COO of Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health, was promoted to the CEO role at the organization. 

39. Stephanie Conners, executive vice president and COO of Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health, was named the next president and CEO of Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Health System.

40. Hiram Jacob was named COO of HCA Florida Citrus Hospital in Inverness. 

41. Jonathan Kyriacou was promoted to COO of The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

42. Ike Mmeje, COO of MemorialCare Long Beach (Calif.) Medical Center and Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, announced his resignation July 26.

43. Michelle Trupp was named COO of West Reading, Pa.-based Reading Hospital.

44. Jonathan Billings, COO of Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, Vt., was selected as the hospital's interim CEO. 

45. Chris Brown, COO of Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, N.C., was named interim CEO.

46. Erik Cazares, MSN, RN, COO of The Hospitals of Providence East Campus in El Paso, Texas, and group COO of The Hospitals of Providence, was promoted to CEO of The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus, also in El Paso.

47. Jonathan Curtright, CEO of University of Missouri's health system, based in Columbia, stepped down to join Oklahoma City-based OU Health as COO. 

48. Cory Everett was appointed COO of Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tenn.

49. Michelle Robertson, BSN, RN, was appointed COO of Danbury, Conn.-based Nuvance Health.  

50. Cindy Russo, DHA, BSN, RN, COO of Dallas-based Steward Health Care's Ohio and Pennsylvania region, was named president of Steward's Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren, Ohio.

51. Kathy Tussey, MSN, RN, was named COO of Harrison Memorial Hospital in Cynthiana, Ky. 

52. Jason Zachariah was appointed executive vice president and COO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health. 

53. Paul Betz, COO of Tuscaloosa, Ala.-based DCH Health System, left his role July 29, a few days before the system's longtime CEO was set to retire.   

54. Larry Butler Jr. was fired as COO of Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay, Ore., after the hospital learned of his criminal history.

55. Bridget Gorman was named COO of Cleveland Clinic Avon (Ohio) Hospital.

56. Celina Holson was named COO of HCA Florida JFK North Hospital in West Palm Beach.

57. Arturo Polizzi was promoted from COO to president of Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica. He serves as president in addition to his COO role.

58. Craig Schmidt was named COO of the Bon Secours Hampton Roads (Va.) market. 

59. Madison Workman is the new COO of HCA Florida University Hospital in Davie. 

60. Faraaz Yousuf is the new executive vice president and COO of York, Pa.-based WellSpan Health. 

61. Bryan Cross, PharmD, was named COO of Midland-based MyMichigan Health.

62. Amrit Dhillon was named COO of HCA Florida Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg.

63. David Flicek was named COO of Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Health.

64. Laura Forese, MD, executive vice president and COO of New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian, is retiring in June.

65. Erika Griggs is the new COO of Iron County Medical Center in Pilot Knob, Mo. 

66. Min Lee was named COO of Charlottesville-based University of Virginia Medical Center.

67. Suzanne Pugh was named COO of Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper, Ala.

68. Robyn Strosaker, MD, was named president and COO of University Hospital's Lake West, TriPoint and Beachwood Medical Centers in Lakewood, Ohio.

69. Pamela Sutton-Wallace was named COO of Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health.

70. Carrie Adams, PharmD, was named COO of Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md., the flagship facility of Meritus Health.

71. Stathis Antoniades, COO of Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Mass., was named president of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

72. Caroline Burris was named COO of HCA Florida Fort Walton-Destin Hospital in Fort Walton Beach.

73. Michael Elliott, PharmD, was tapped as the inaugural COO of Richmond, Va.-based VCU Health System.

74. Brent Hubbard was named COO of Integris Health in Oklahoma City.

75. Kim Jordan, DNP, was named COO of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono in East Stroudsburg, Pa.

76. Katrina Lambrecht was named COO of Columbia-based University of Missouri Health Care.

77. Janelle Lopez was named COO of Methodist Hospital Texsan in San Antonio.

78. George Makhoul was named COO of HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital.

79. Tim Parry, vice president of operations and COO for Hillsboro, Ohio-based Highland District Hospital, was promoted to president and CEO.

80. Willie Payton Jr. was named COO of LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Va.

81. Tom Scott, senior vice president and COO of Freehold, N.J.-based CentraState Healthcare System was promoted to president and CEO.

82. Isaiah Zirkle was named COO of HCA Florida Ocala Hospital.

86. Winjie Miao was named COO of Arlington-based Texas Health Resources.

89. Megan Cool Amalakuhan was named COO of Methodist Hospital Metropolitan in San Antonio.

90. Michael Keleman was named COO of Tenet Healthcare's Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

91. Dave Hyatt was named COO of Noblesville, Ind.-based Riverview Health.

92. Sylvia Radziszewski was chosen as the new COO of University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center in Ashland, Ohio.   

93. John Doll became West Orange, N.J.-based RWJBarnabas Health's first senior executive vice president and COO.

94. Susan Lee, DO, was appointed COO of Renown South Meadows Medical Center in Reno, Nev.

95. Caryl Ryan, RN, was named COO of UConn John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington, Conn. She will also retain her chief nursing officer and vice president for quality and patient care services titles. 

96. Jim Williams, PhD, MSN, RN, was named vice president and COO of McLaren Macomb in Mount Clemens, Mich.

97. Brian Canfield was named COO of Quincy, Ill.-based Blessing Health System. 

98. Lori Dove was appointed COO and senior vice president of Lumberton, N.C.-based UNC Health Southwestern. 

99. J. Phil Harrop, PhD, MercyOne Central Iowa interim COO, left the system to pursue other opportunities. 

100. Rhee Perry, BSN, RN, was named COO of Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Ky. 

101. Michael Pulido, COO of St. Joseph, Mo.-based Mosaic Life Care, left the health system.

102. Emily Blomberg was appointed COO for University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.

103. Michelle Gaskill-Hames, BSN, was named COO and chief strategy, growth and experience officer for Kaiser Permanente's Southern California and Hawaii markets.

104. Janelle Raborn, COO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Lovelace Health System, was chosen as market leader for the health system. 

105. Chris Roty was named president of Baptist Health Lexington (Ky.) after serving as COO of the hospital.

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