4 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

The following hospital and health system CEO moves have recently been reported by Becker's:

Editor's note: This live webpage was updated Dec. 28. View CEO moves for the first half of 2023 here

Dec. 21-28

1. William Ermann plans to retire as CEO of Guymon, Okla-based Memorial Hospital of Texas County on March 30. 

2. Sean Tinney was named CEO of Cedar Park (Texas) Regional Medical Center. 

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

4. Laura Easton is retiring as president and CEO of Lenoir, N.C.-based UNC Health Caldwell after 28 years of service. 

Dec. 14-20

1. Lorraine Lutton, president and CEO of Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio, will retire in April 2024 after four years at the helm.

2. James Leonard, DO, was named CEO of Valparaiso, Ind.-based Northwest Health-Porter.

3. Kathleen Morimoto was named president and CEO of Honolulu-based St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii.

4. Mark Dooley was named CEO of Gadsden (Ala.) Regional Medical Center.

5. David Linehan, MD, was named CEO of the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center, dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, and senior vice president for health sciences.

6. Alex Nazarian is no longer president and CEO of Salem (Ill.) Township Hospital. Lisa Ambuehl, BSN, the hospital's chief nursing officer, is currently serving as its interim CEO.

7. Michael Zimmerman was named CEO of John C. Fremont Healthcare District in Mariposa, Calif.

8. Patrick Lee, MD, was named CEO of Austin, Texas-based Central Health. 

9. George B. Hernández, Jr., will retire as president and CEO of University Health after more than 41 years with the San Antonio, Texas-based system, and 19 years at its helm.

10. Adrienne Joseph, PhD, was named CEO of Houston Methodist Baytown (Texas) Hospital. 

11. Shauna Cameron was named CEO of Houlton (Maine) Regional Hospital. 

12. William "Bill" Calhoun was named CEO of Renton, Wash.-based Providence's Montana service area. 

13. Laurin St. Pe was chosen as the permanent CEO of Singing River Health System in Ocean Springs, Miss., after serving in an interim capacity. 

14. Dale Sowders, CEO of Holland (Mich.) Hospital, will retire after 22 years with the organization. 

15. Dave Smith has resigned as CEO of Lancaster, Wis.-based Grant Regional Health Center. 

Dec. 6-13

1. Marilyn Margolis has retired as CEO of Emory Johns Creek (Ga.) Hospital, and a new CEO will not be named. Heather Redrick, who serves in a dual capacity as the hospital's chief operating officer and chief nursing officer, is its new leader.

2. Tonya Darner was appointed CEO of UP Health System-Marquette (Mich.).

3. K. Craig Kent, CEO of Charlottesville, Va.-based UVA Health, has extended his contract through Jan. 31, 2030. 

4. Theodore DeWeese, MD, is the new CEO of Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of the John Hopkins University School of Medicine. 

5. Kristen Bowman was named CEO of Broward Health Coral Springs (Fla.).

6. Tim Reeves has resigned as CEO of Renovo, Pa.-based Bucktail Medical Center.

7. Ernie Vargo II, president and CEO of Indianapolis-based Eskenazi Health Foundation, plans to retire Jan. 15, 2026. The organization has already named Angela White, senior consultant and CEO of strategic and philanthropic consulting firm Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates, to succeed Mr. Vargo.

8. Joseph Stuczynski was named CEO of Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines, Fla., amid a leadership reshuffling at Hollywood, Fla.-based Memorial Healthcare System. 

9. Stephen Demers was named CEO of Memorial Hospital Miramar (Fla.), taking over Mr. Stuczynski's former role. 

10. Felicia Turnley was named CEO of Memorial Hospital Pembroke in Pembroke Pines, Fla., taking over Mr. Demers' former role. 

11. Norvell "Van" Coots, MD, is retiring as president and CEO of Silver Springs, Md.-based Holy Cross Health.

12. John Gerhold was named CEO of HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital.

Dec. 1-5

1. Meggin Roberts was named CEO of Durango, Colo.-based Animas Surgical Hospital.

2. Margaret Fry, MD, was named president and CEO of the Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Boston Children’s Hospital. 

3. Michael Mewhirter, the chief administrative officer of Kettering (Ohio) Health who has also served as its interim CEO and CFO, is leaving the health system next year. 

4. Leonard Hernandez was named CEO of Arkansas City, Kan.-based SCK Health.

Nov. 23-30

1. Ettore Palazzo, MD, was named CEO of Kirkland, Wash.-based EvergreenHealth.

2. Tommy Ibrahim, MD, is exiting his role as CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network in Cooperstown, N.Y.

3. Harold Naramore, MD, CEO of Maryville, Tenn.-based Blount Memorial Hospital, is resigning, effective Jan. 1.

4. Timothy Dellit, MD, was named CEO of Seattle-based UW Medicine; the Paul G. Ramsey Endowed Dean of the UW School of Medicine; and the university's executive vice president for medical affairs.

5. Troy Greer was named president and CEO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Lovelace Health System.

Nov. 15-22

1. Stephen Chandler was named CEO of Summerville (S.C.) Medical Center, a member of Charleston, S.C.-based Trident Health under the umbrella of HCA Healthcare. 

2. Benjamin Anderson was named president and CEO of Hutchinson (Kan.) Regional Healthcare System. 

3. Brendan Carr, MD, will be the next CEO of New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System.

4. Megan Baker, MD, was named interim CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, S.C.

5. Sandra Scott, MD, was named interim CEO of One Brooklyn Health in New York City.

6. Brett Kirkham has been promoted from interim to permanent CEO of Mid Coast Health System and El Campo Memorial Hospital, based in El Campo, Texas.

7. Steen Trawick, MD, will step down from his role as CEO and chief medical officer of Christus Shreveport-Bossier Health System in Shreveport, La., on Dec. 1.

8. Elizabeth Wako, MD, has been promoted from interim to permanent president and CEO of Seattle-based Swedish Health Services.

Nov. 8-14

1. Christopher Bjornberg was named CEO of Brawley, Calif.-based Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District.

2. Mike Robinson will retire as CEO of Emeryville, Calif.-based Canopy Health at the year's end. Ken Wood will succeed him.

3. Jeff Comer, PsyD, was named CEO of Show Low, Ariz.-based Summit Healthcare. 

4. Michelle Fortune, BSN, will exit her role as CEO of St. Luke's Hospital in Columbus, N.C., on Dec. 31. 

5. Anthony Coleman, DHA, was named the inaugural CEO of Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, a new hospital being built in Washington, D.C.

6. Lourdes Boue was named CEO of Baptist Health Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, Fla., in addition to her current role as as CEO of Baptist Health West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami.

7. Sarah Morrison is retiring from her position as CEO of the Shepherd Center on Sept. 24, 2024. Jamie Shepherd, the hospital's current COO and son of its co-founder, will succeed her.

Nov. 1-7

1. Bradley Haws was named CEO of Iowa City-based University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and associate vice president of University of Iowa Health Care.

2. Emma Maria Montes-Ewing was named CEO of South Texas Health System McAllen.

3. Christina Mathis was named CEO of Medical City Frisco (Texas), part of HCA Healthcare. 

4. Ron Connovich was named president and CEO of Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital in Springfield, Ohio. 

5. Allen Radner, MD, was named interim CEO of Salinas (Calif.) Valley Health. 

6. Brian Miller was named CEO of Albuquerque, N.M.-based Lovelace Medical Center and administrator of the Heart Hospital of New Mexico. 

7. Michael Kueker was named CEO of Lovelace Medical Group, also based in Albuquerque. 

8. Abha Agrawal, MD, was named president and CEO of Lawrence (Mass.) General Hospital. 

9. Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, president of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, was also promoted to CEO of the UTMB Health System amid an executive leadership reorganization. 

10. Anthony Coleman, DHA, stepped down from his role as president and CEO of Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. 

11. Andrew Wilson was named CEO of Doctors Hospital of Laredo (Texas). 

12. Keith Hobbs was named president and CEO of Torrance (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center.

13. Erik Mikaitis, MD, was named interim CEO of Chicago-based Cook County Health. 

Oct. 25-31

1. Brad Bloemer was named CEO of Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.

2. Emily Sedgwick, MD, is no longer president and CEO of University Medical Center New Orleans, part of LCMC Health. John Nickens IV was named interim CEO.

3. Israel Rocha, the CEO of Chicago-based Cook County Health, will leave his role Dec. 1 to pursue a "new professional opportunity." 

4. Alicia Gresham was named CEO of Pennsylvania Hospital, part of Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine. 

5. Peggy Troy, MSN, RN, plans to retire as president and CEO of Milwaukee-based Children's Wisconsin by the end of December 2024.

6. Gar Atchison will step down from his role as market president of UP Health System and CEO of UPHS – Marquette (Mich.) in late November. He has accepted a new position as president and CEO of Petoskey-based McLaren Northern Michigan.

7. Brad Heaton was named CEO of Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health's surgery center division.

8. Christina Oh is leaving her role as president and CEO of Charleston, S.C.-based Trident Health to become president of Sutter Health's Greater San Francisco market.

Oct. 18-24

1. Krista Roberts is retiring from her role as CEO of St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Enid, Okla., on Dec. 1. 

2. Terry Wooten will leave his role as chief executive of Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, Calif., as the hospital's parent company, Renton, Wash.-based Providence, phases out the CEO role at the facility. 

3. Chuck Kassis will leave his role as chief executive of Santa Rosa (Calif.) Memorial Hospital for the same reason as Mr. Wooten. 

4. Scott Tongate, CFO of Macon Community Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn., will become its CEO Jan. 8. 

5. Grant Wicklund was named CEO of Christus Santa Rosa Health System in San Antonio, part of Irving, Texas-based Christus Health.

Oct. 11-17

1. Lynn Fulton was named CEO of Wailuku-based Maui Health. 

2. Brady DuBois was named CEO of Columbia, Mo.-based Boone Health. 

3. Robert Whitaker was named CEO of Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, N.M., on the same day its CFO Pat Banks stepped down. 

4. Corwin Harper was named CEO of Shreveport, La.-based Ochsner LSU Health, part of New Orleans-based Ochsner Health.

5. Hal Paz, MD, has left his role as CEO of Stony Brook (N.Y.) Medicine and executive vice president for health sciences at Stony Brook University.

6. Clay Holderman left his role as CEO of UnityPoint Health in West Des Moines, Iowa, on the same day the system publicly called off a planned merger with Albuquerque, N.M.-based Presbyterian Health Services. Scott Kizer, UnityPoint's former chief legal officer, was promoted to the helm.

7. Jeffrey DiLisi, MD, CEO of Charleston, S.C.-based Roper St. Francis Healthcare System, has chosen not to renew his contract for 2024.

Oct. 4-10

1. Deborah Browning, MSN, RN, was named CEO of Mobile, Ala.-based USA Health's Children's and Women's Hospital. 

2. Pete Delgado, president and CEO of Salinas (Calif.) Valley Health, plans to resign although a date has not been determined. 

3. Lynn Jackson was promoted from COO to CEO of Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cumming, Ga.

4. Phil Wright was selected as CEO of Memorial Regional Hospital South in Hollywood, Fla., part of Memorial Healthcare System. 

5. Shantel Krebs was named regional president and CEO of Avera St. Mary's Hospital in Pierre, S.D.

6. Thomas Kidd, CEO of Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn., plans to retire in January.

7. Megan Gillespie, DNP, RN, was named CEO of Sutter Santa Rosa (Calif.) Regional Hospital, part of Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health. 

8. Stephanie Duggan, MD, president and CEO of Michigan's northern region at Ascension Michigan, has taken a new role as chief clinical officer of St. Louis-based SSM Health. 

Sept. 28-Oct. 3

1. Michael Charlton was named president and CEO of Atlantic City, N.J.-based AtlantiCare. 

2. Debra Feigin Sukin, PhD, is leaving her role as executive vice president at Houston Methodist and CEO of Houston Methodist The Woodlands (Texas) Hospital to serve as president of Houston-based Texas Children's. As a result of her departure, Chris Siebenaler, executive vice president and CEO of Houston Methodist Sugar Land (Texas), has been promoted to a new role of executive vice president of network hospitals. 

3. Linn Block, BSN, RN, was named CEO of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City, Iowa. 

4. Dustin Riccio, MD, was named president and CEO of Paterson, N.J.-based St. Joseph's Health.

5. Ian Worden was selected as the new interim CEO of Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, Alaska. He is the third person to hold the role in less than two months. 

Sept. 22-27

1. Brent Burish was named interim CEO of HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital.

2. Conrado Bárzaga, MD, suddenly left his role as CEO of Palm Springs, Calif.-based Desert Healthcare District & Foundation. Chris Christensen, the system's chief administration officer, was named interim CEO.

3. Tammy Powers, BSN, RN, was named CEO of Sutter Roseville (Calif.) Medical Center.

4. Joseph Theine is the new CEO of Southwest Health System in Cortez, Colo., and has been serving in the role for two months.

5. Joe Rudisill was named CEO of HCA Florida Englewood Hospital.

6. LaRay Brown was fired from his position as CEO of One Brooklyn Health in New York City. 

7. Felissa Koernig was named president and CEO of Oneida (N.Y.) Health.

8. Stephen Gray was selected as CEO of Watsonville (Calif.) Community Hospital.

Sept. 13-21

1. James "Jim" Dover has been named the next president and CEO of Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Health.

2. Odette Bolano, BSN, CEO of Trinity Health's West Region and president of Boise, Idaho-based Saint Alphonsus Health System, will retire in June 2024. 

3. Beenu Chadha, CFO of San Ramon (Calif.) Regional Medical Center, was namded interim CEO. 

4. Mark Behl — former executive vice president and chief operating officer of Froedtert Health — has taken a new role as president and CEO of Fairfield, Calif.-based NorthBay Health. 

5. Steve Young has been named CEO of HCA Florida Blake Hospital in Bradenton, part of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare. 

6. Shannon Striebich was named president and CEO of Trinity Health Michigan Market.

7. David Pope was named president and CEO of Laurinburg, N.C.-based Scotland Health Care System.

8. Rafael Vaquerano was named CEO of Gardner Health Services, based in San Jose, Calif.

9. Jerad Hanlon was named CEO of West Boca Medical Center in Boca Raton, Fla., part of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare. 

Sept. 6-12

1. Bob Russell was named CEO of Philadelphia-based Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, part of Penn Medicine.

2. Jeff Bowman, CEO of Arkansas City, Kan.-based SCK Health since 2018, is leaving the role for health reasons. 

3. Brenda Wolf is retiring as president and CEO of La Rabida Children's Hospital in Chicago after 12 years at the helm.

4. Craig Leach will retire as CEO of Torrance (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center on Oct. 31. Keith Hobbs has been serving as the hospital's president since February and will become its CEO Nov. 1. 

5. Matt Wille will leave his position as president and CEO of Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich., to become COO of Neenah, Wis.-based ThedaCare. 

6. Jeff Taylor was named CEO of HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital.

7. Kevin Cullinan was named CEO of St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colo.

8. John Hoover was promoted from COO to CEO of Medical City Fort Worth (Texas). 

9. Alex Haines was named CEO of St. Luke Hospital in Marion, Kan.

10. David Fox was named CEO of Merit Health River Region in Vicksburg, Miss.

11. Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health named CEOs to five Utah hospitals added to the system in May. Kevin Jenkins was named market CEO in Utah and CEO of Holy Cross Hospital – Salt Lake;

12. Michael Jensen was named CEO of Holy Cross Hospital – Davis;

13. Christine McSweeney was named CEO of Holy Cross Hospital – Jordan Valley;

14. Angie Simonson was named CEO of Holy Cross Hospital – Jordan Valley West;

15. and Chris Stines was named CEO of Holy Cross Hospital – Mountain Point.

16. Jason Barrett was named CEO of Amarillo, Texas-based Northwest Texas Healthcare System.

Aug. 30-Sept. 5

1. Sally Seymour was named CEO of HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital in Hudson. 

2. Michael Nester was named CEO of Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Miss.

3. Caleb Poore was named president and CEO of Albion, Neb.-based Boone County Health Center.

4. Jeremy Zoch, PhD, CEO of Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., is leaving his role Sept. 1 after 11 years of service. Brian Helleland, interim chief operating officer of Providence South, will take over as the hospital's interim CEO. 

Aug. 25-29

1. Megan Amalakuhan was named the inaugural CEO of the new Methodist Healthcare-Westover Hills Hospital. The San Antonio-based facility is set to open in the fourth quarter of 2024. 

2. Joanie White-Wagoner was named CEO of Hayti, Mo.-based Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems.

3. Buffy Key, who has served as Cookeville (Tenn.) Regional Medical Center's interim CEO since March, was promoted to the permanent position. 

4. Tom Daskalakis was named CEO of Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio.

5. Nick Baldetti, DBA, was named acting CEO of Hutchinson (Kan.) Regional Healthcare System. 

Aug. 16-24

1. Ben Quinton is serving as interim president and CEO of Rock Regional Hospital in Derby, Kan. 

2. Ken Hunter, BSN, RN, is retiring as CEO of Kimball (Neb.) Health Services after 12 years in the role.

3. Kyle Kellum was named CEO of Jennie M. Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow, Neb.

4. Marlow Hernandez, DO, founder and former CEO of Miami-based Cano Health, is stepping away from the company. Mark Kent, interim CEO since June, has been named permanent CEO. 

5. Lisa Hoyle, DNP, RN, has been serving as interim CEO of Mariposa, Calif.-based John C. Fremont Healthcare District since early August. She is the third interim CEO to serve the hospital in 2023. 

6. Michael Everett was named CEO of Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, Ky.

7. Cindy Hecker, BSN, CEO of the Seattle-based University of Washington Medical Center, will retire in June 2024. 

8. Sheryl Rickard is retiring as CEO of Bonner General Health in Sandpoint, Idaho, at the year's end. John Hennessy, the hospital's current CFO, will succeed her.  

9. Terry Treadwell is leaving his role as CEO of Merit Health River Region in Vicksburg, Miss. Laurie Neely, MSN, the hospital's chief nursing officer, was named interim CEO. 

10. Anthony Guaccio, president and CEO of Swedish Hospital in Evanston, Ill., will retire at the year's end. 

11. Jeremy Hall has had his CEO duties expanded. He previously served Hazard, Ky.-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare as CEO of its West Virginia region and Beckley (W.Va.) ARH Hospital. Now, he will also oversee the five hospitals in the system's Big Sandy region. 

12. Nathan Rumsey was named acting CEO of Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, Alaska, more than two weeks after its CEO and CFO left their roles. 

13. Mark Sullivan will step down as president and CEO of Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Health on Aug. 31. Joyce Markiewicz, RN, the system's executive vice president and chief business development officer, will succeed him. 

Aug. 9-15

1. James Dover is stepping down as president and CEO of Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health. The system joined Ann Arbor-based University of Michigan Health in April. 

2. Ruben Castro was named CEO of Abrazo Scottsdale Campus and Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital, both in Arizona. 

3. Saum Sutaria, MD, CEO of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, was named chair of the health system's board of directors. 

4. Ashley Hindman was named CEO of Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, N.C., and Swain Community Hospital in Bryson City, N.C. Both are part of Brentwood, Tenn.-based Duke Lifepoint Healthcare, and she previously served as their CFO. 

Aug. 3-8

1. Lindsey Petrini was named CEO of Piedmont Newton Hospital in Covington, Ga.

2. Russell Woolley was named president and CEO of Roseburg, Ore.-based CHI Mercy Health.

3. Patrick Avila was named CEO of Kirksville, Mo.-based Northeast Regional Medical Center. 

4. Lynn Wold was named CEO of Onawa, Iowa-based Burgess Health Center.

5. Jeremy Rabe was named CEO of Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney, Kan.

6. Mark Keroack, MD, will retire as CEO of Springfield, Mass.-based Baystate Health in July 2024.

7. Keith Page will retire as president and CEO of Maryville, Ill.-based Anderson Healthcare in February 2024. 

8. Richard Vath, MD, will retire as president and CEO of Baton Rouge, La.-based Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in June 2024. 

July 25-Aug. 3

1. Tara McVay, MSN, RN, was named president and CEO of Logansport (Ind.) Memorial Hospital.

2. David Keith is retiring as CEO of Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, Alaska. 

3. Gina Temple, PhD, RN, is no longer serving as CEO of HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital in Hudson. Sally Seymour, CEO of HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital since 2022, was named interim CEO.

4. Scott Smith was named market CEO for Dallas-based Tenet’s Healthcare's Memphis market and CEO of Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis (Tenn.).

5. Clyde Wood, CEO of Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind., is leaving his role. Mr. Wood will become CEO of Poplar Bluff (Mo.) Regional Medical Center.

6. Cathy Pimple, DNP, RN, was promoted from chief administrative officer to CEO of Newman Regional Health in Emporia, Kan.

7. Catherine White, CFO of Burns, Ore.-based Harney District Hospital, was named interim CEO.

8. Darian Harris has left his role as chief executive at two Providence hospitals in California: St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna. Ranjit Hundal, MD, chief medical officer for Providence in Humboldt County, has been named the interim chief executive. 

July 19-24

2. David McCready was named president and CEO of New Bedford, Mass.-based Southcoast Health. 

3. Caleb O'Rear has resigned as CEO of Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas, N.M. Andrea Southworth, the hospital's CFO, was selected as interim CEO. 

4. Julie Lautt, CFO of Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Health, was selected as the organization's interim president and CEO.

5. David Kim, MD, was named CEO of Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare's Medical Foundation — which encompasses the enterprise's medical group, Greater Newport Physicians and more than 200 outpatient care centers — and executive vice president of the health system's parent entity.

6. Cory Mead was named CEO of HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital in Tamarac.

7. Krikor Jansezian, PhD, was named CEO of behavioral health services for Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Parkridge Health System and Parkridge Valley Hospital. 

July 12-18

1. Troy Christensen was named CEO of Driggs, Idaho-based Teton Valley Health. 

2. Kevin Callahan is stepping down as president and CEO of Exeter (N.H.) Health Resources following its recent incorporation Cambridge, Mass.-based Beth Israel Lahey Health. Deb Cresta, Exeter's executive vice president and chief operating officer, was promoted to CEO. 

3. Hamila Kownacki, RN, was named CEO of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, a hospital belonging to Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health. 

4. Darian Harris was named CEO of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame and San Mateo, Calif.: also a Sutter Health hospital. 

5. Tony Keene was named CEO of Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado, Ill.

6. Rick Naegler was named market CEO of Springdale, Ark.-based Northwest Health, and CEO of its Springdale hospital. 

7. Andy Dreesen was named CEO of Leadville, Colo.-based St. Vincent Health.

8. Chad Wolbers will resign from his role as president and CEO of UnityPoint Health–Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa, in late August. 

9. Josh Ratner was named the first CEO of Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center Health Network's northern region, HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley. He will serve in a dual-capacity, maintaining his current responsibilities as system chief strategy officer. 

July 6-11

1. Tyler Sherrill was named CEO of East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, S.C., a member of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare. 

2. Alec Grabowski was named network CEO of Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville, N.C., and Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville, N.C.

3. Ashley Dickinson will resign as CEO of Valparaiso, Ind.-based Northwest Health, effective in late July.

4. Jon Ness, CEO of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho-based Kootenai Health, will retire in early 2024.

5. John Whitlock, Jr., has been promoted from interim to permanent CEO of MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, Mass.

June 29-July 5

1. Heather Havericak has left her role as CEO of Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to pursue other opportunities. Aurelio Fernandez III, former president and CEO of Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, Fla., is serving as the interim. 

2. Richard Margulis retired as president and CEO of Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue, N.Y. Marc Adler, MD, was named his successor. 

3. Kevin Samrow was named CEO of Merit Health Natchez (Miss.). 

4. Karen Tracy, RN, was named CEO of Rochelle (Ill.) Community Hospital. 

5. Perry Gay was named CEO of Lutheran Downtown Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.

6. Joseph Landsman Jr. will retire as CEO of the Knoxville-based University of Tennessee Medical Center in April 2024. Keith Gray, MD, the hospital's current chief medical officer, will succeed him. 

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