57 hospital, health system CEO resignations in 2018 so far

Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following latest hospital and health system CEO resignations in the first half of the year.

They are listed below, in alphabetical order.

1. John Adlesich, CEO of South Big Horn County Hospital in Basin, Wyo., submitted a 60-day notice of resignation to the hospital board in February.

2. Somerset, Ky.-based Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital CEO Tim Bess resigned March 5.

3. Kenny Boyd, president and CEO of McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, Ill., resigned in June.

4. David Brandon, president and CEO of UnityPoint Health-Dubuque (Iowa), resigned, effective June 1.

5. Crystal River, Fla.-based Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center CEO Austin Brown is departing for a new role at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg (Fla.), effective April 20.

6. Shannon Brown, CEO of Huntsville (Texas) Memorial Hospital, resigned.

7. Cooperstown, N.Y.-based Bassett Healthcare Network President and CEO Vance M. Brown, MD, resigned April 20.

8. Chad Campbell, CEO of McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, Ore., resigned for a new job opportunity.

9. Joan Coffman, president and CEO of HSHS St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur, Ill., resigned, effective July 13.

10. Slidell (La.) Memorial Hospital CEO Bill Davis decided not to renew his contract when it expires at the end of 2018.

11. Justin Davis, CEO of Scranton, Pa.-based Moses Taylor Hospital and Regional Hospital of Scranton, resigned June 5.

12. Kelly Duke, CEO of Deming, N.M.-based Mimbres Memorial Hospital, abruptly resigned June 7.

13. Morgantown, W.Va.-based Mon Health President and CEO Darryl Duncan resigned, effective March 19.

14. Asheboro, N.C.-based Randolph Health CEO Steven E. Eblin is resigning, effective Oct. 2.

15. Chicago-based Presence Health President and CEO Michael Englehart resigned, effective March 30.

16. Ron Gleason, CEO of Mineral Community Hospital in Superior, Mont., tendered his resignation in May.

17. Panama City, Fla.-based Bay Medical Sacred Heart CEO Steve Grubbs resigned, effective Feb. 19.

18. Whiteville, N.C.-based Columbus Regional Healthcare System CEO Carla Hollis resigned for a new job at new behavioral health and substance abuse hospital in Raleigh, N.C.

19. Nathan Howell, president and CEO of Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, N.Y., resigned for a new job opportunity, effective May 11.

20. University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada CEO Don Hutson tendered his resignation in February.

21. Kirby Johnson, CEO of Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield, Iowa, departed for another job April 1.

22. C. Todd Jones, president of Baptist Health Richmond (Ky.), resigned, effective Jan. 26.

23. Marylouise Jones, interim CEO of Western State Hospital in Lakewood, Wash., is resigning for a new job opportunity in the private sector.

24. Cincinnati-based The Christ Hospital Health Network President and CEO Mike Keating is departing later this year.

25. Jeffrey Kepple, MD, CEO of Plumas District Hospital in Quincy, Calif., is departing at the end of 2018.

26. John Kessler, president and CEO of Salem (Ill.) Township Hospital, resigned March 5.

27. Jessica Long, CEO of CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia in Fort Oglethorpe, resigned effective April 6.

28. Livingston (Mont.) HealthCare CEO Bren Lowe resigned for a new job opportunity.

29. Eau Claire, Wis.-based HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital President and CEO Julie Manas abruptly departed from her role.

30. Tom Mee, BSN, president and CEO of McLaren Greater Lansing (Mich.), resigned.

31. Cheverly, Md.-based University of Maryland Capital Region Health President and CEO Neil J. Moore stepped down, effective June 2018.

32. Rand O'Leary, chief executive of Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth's Oregon region, departed April 20.

33. Dottie Oakes, MSN, RN, interim CEO of Morgantown, W.Va.-based Mon Health, resigned.

34. Darren Pearce, BSN, CEO of Navicent Health Baldwin in Milledgeville, Ga., resigned after serving in the role for a little over three months.

35. Kyle Rasmussen, CEO of Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield, Minn., tendered his resignation in January.

36. Merit Health Natchez (Miss.) CEO Eric Robinson resigned for a new position in Texas, effective March 29.

37. Mark Robinson, CEO of Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, Fla., stepped down to take on a new role.

38. William Russell, CEO of Three Rivers (Mich.) Health, resigned.

39. Greenfield, Mass.-based Baystate Franklin Medical Center President Cindy Russo resigned, effective Jan. 12.

40. Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Penrose-St. Francis Health Services CEO Margaret Sabin resigned March 16.

41. Peter Savoy, CEO of Eureka Springs (Ark.) Hospital, resigned for a new job opportunity in May.

42. Steven M. Scott, interim CEO of Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., resigned.

43. Peggy A. Sebastian, president and CEO of HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital in O'Fallon, Ill., resigned Feb. 19.

44. Bay City, Texas-based Matagorda County Hospital District CEO Steve Smith resigned, effective May 1.

45. Kearney (Neb.) Regional Medical Center CEO Larry Speicher stepped down from his role in January.

46. Britt, Iowa-based Hancock County Health System CEO/Administrator Jeff Stampohar resigned, effective Jan. 26.

47. Jennifer Sullivan left her position as CEO of Hornell, N.Y.-based St. James Mercy Hospital.

48. Lauri Tanner, president and CEO of Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital in Maryland Heights, Mo., resigned after the hospital board discovered she and other executives had violated the hospital's paid time off policy.

49. Flagstaff-based Northern Arizona Healthcare President and CEO Rob Thames resigned March 26.

50. Carson City, Mich.-based Sparrow Carson Hospital's President and CEO Matthew Thompson left his post just 10 days after CMS threatened to revoke the hospital's Medicare funding over infection control concerns.

51. Bob Trautman, CEO of Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Ark., resigned June 26.

52. Carlyle Walton, president and CEO of Killeen, Texas-based Metroplex Health System, resigned.

53. Portland-based Oregon Health & Science University Healthcare CEO Mitch Wasden resigned after a little over a year into his tenure.

54. Salem, Ark.-based Fulton County Hospital CEO Charles Willet departed July 1.

55. Robert Wolleben, CEO of Massena (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital, resigned.

56. Chris Wyatt, CEO of Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in Langdon, N.D., resigned April 20.

57. Gainesville, Texas-based North Texas Medical Center CEO Chris Zeringue resigned.













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