20 recent hospital, health system executive retirements

The following hospital and health system executive retirements have been shared with or reported by Becker's since the beginning of the year:

Editor's note: This live webpage was updated March 27 and will continue to be updated. 

Jan. 13 to March 27

1. Eric Lohn, Duluth, Minn.-based St. Luke's co-president and CFO, is retiring in April.

2. Bruno Giacomuzzi is retiring in April as senior vice president and COO of two hospitals in Kentucky: St. Elizabeth Florence and Williamstown-based St. Elizabeth Grant. 

3. Debbie Bloomfield, PhD, plans to retire as CFO of Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health at the end of 2024.

4. Mary Pawlikowski, president of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Vanderbilt Behavioral Health in Nashville, Tenn., will retire at the end of the fiscal year. 

5. Dale Maxwell plans to retire this year as CEO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

6. Jan Fisher is retiring as president of UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford, both in Pennsylvania.

7. Dolly Matteucci is retiring from the helm of Oregon State Hospital, a two-campus, 703-bed psychiatric facility based in Salem. 

8. Gregg Gentry, chief of staff to the president and CEO and chief administrative officer for Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger, is retiring.

9. Bill Sheron is retiring as president and CEO of Wooster (Ohio) Community Hospital.

10. Janice Murphy, MSN, announced plans to retire as president and CEO of Cleveland-based Sisters of Charity Health System. 

11. Sherie Hickman is retiring from her role as CEO of Sutter Delta Medical Center in Antioch, Calif. 

12. Paula Baker, president and CEO of Joplin, Mo.-based Freeman Health System, announced her retirement.

13. Jay Stallings plans to retire as CEO of Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyo., this spring.

14. Carol Burrell plans to retire as president and CEO of Gainesville-based Northeast Georgia Health System. 

15. Thomas Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System in Los Angeles, announced his retirement.

16. Michael Szubski, CFO of Cleveland-based University Hospitals, retired after more than 15 years in the position.

17. Bill Rutherford, CFO of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, announced his retirement after 10 years in the role. 

18. Theresa Rutherford, MSN, RN, president and CEO of HSHS St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur, Ill., plans to retire from HSHS this spring. 

19. Kathy Bailey, RN, plans to retire from the helm of Morganton, N.C.-based UNC Health Blue Ridge in June. 

20. Sid Sczygelski, CFO of Wausau, Wis.-based Aspirus, announced his retirement Jan. 18 after more than 30 years as the system's CFO. 

Jan. 1-12

1. Thomas Kidd retired as CEO of Macon Community Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn.

2. Nancy Bisco-Flora, BSN, RN, is retiring as chief nursing officer of Newark, N.J.-based Saint Michael's Medical Center.

3. Bret Kolman announced his retirement as CEO of Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Mo.

4. William Ermann will retire as CEO of Memorial Hospital of Texas County in Guymon, Okla., on March 30.

5. B. Konard Jones retired Dec. 31 from his role as president and CEO of Fairfield, Calif.-based NorthBay Health. 

6. Keith Biddle, COO of Point Pleasant, W.V.-based Rivers Health, announced his retirement from the healthcare industry. 

7. Laura Easton retired as president and CEO of Lenoir, N.C.-based UNC Health Caldwell. 

8. Lorraine Lutton, president and CEO of Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio, will retire in April.

9. George Hernández Jr. announced his retirement as president and CEO of San Antonio, Texas-based University Health.

10. Dale Sowders, CEO of Holland (Mich.) Hospital, retired after 22 years with the organization.

11. Marilyn Margolis retired as CEO of Emory Johns Creek (Ga.) Hospital. 

12. Vicki Byrd, vice president of planning and development for Logansport Memorial, retired from her career after 17 years of service. 

13. Norvell "Van" Coots, MD, announced his retirement as president and CEO of Silver Springs, Md.-based Holy Cross Health.

14. Kent Hall, MD, chief physician executive at Utica, N.Y.-based Mohawk Valley Health System, retired.

15. Vincent Cataldo retired from his role as administrator of Prevost Memorial Hospital in Donaldsonville, La.

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