135 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know | 2016

Becker's Hospital Review named the following leaders to the 2016 edition of its list, "135 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know." 

The men and women on this list lead some of the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They were selected for this list based on editorial judgment and discretion. Nominations were considered when making selections for this list.

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, health systems or associated providers. Leaders could not pay for inclusion on this list. Leaders are presented in alphabetical order.


Richard Afable, MD, President and CEO of St. Joseph Hoag Health (Irvine, Calif.). In his role as president and CEO of St. Joseph Hoag Health, Dr. Afable oversees seven hospitals, an expansive physician network and numerous ambulatory sites throughout Orange County and the High Desert region of California. [Read more]

Nancy Howell Agee. President and CEO of Carilion Clinic (Roanoke, Va.). At Carilion Clinic, Ms. Agee leads a comprehensive network of hospitals; primary and specialty physician practices; and other complementary services collectively providing care for 1 million Virginians. [Read more]

Duke Anderson. President and CEO of Hillsdale (Mich.) Community Health Center. Mr. Anderson joined Hillsdale Community Health Center as COO in 2006, promptly beginning a 10-month transition plan to CEO. [Read more].

Richard Anderson. President and CEO of St. Luke's University Health Network (Bethlehem, Pa.). [Read More]

Barry Arbuckle, PhD. President and CEO of MemorialCare Health System (Fountain Valley, Calif.). Dr. Arbuckle has led MemorialCare since 2002 and under his direction the system has experienced exceptional growth and financial performance, rising in prominence regionally and nationally. [Read more]

Anthony Armada. Chief Executive of Swedish Healthcare (Seattle). Mr. Armada has held the reins at Swedish Healthcare since November 2013. [Read more]

Carl Armato. President and CEO of Novant Health (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Mr. Armato has been with Novant Health since 1998, filling various leadership roles on his way to CEO, a post he has held since 2012. [Read more]

Marna Borgstrom. President and CEO of Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System. Ms. Borgstrom came to YNHH more than 30 years ago, assuming the role of CEO for both the system and Yale New Haven hospital in 2005 after serving as vice president and COO for 11 years. [Read more]

Ruth Brinkley, RN. President and CEO of KentuckyOne Health (Louisville).  Ms. Brinkley has served as CEO of KentuckyOne Health since the system's inception in 2012. [Read more]

Kevin Brown. President and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta). Mr. Brown began his tenure as Piedmont Healthcare's CEO in May 2013. [Read more]

Katherine Bunting-Williams, RN, PhD. President and CEO of Fairfield (Ill.) Memorial Hospital. Prior to joining Fairfield Memorial in 1998, Dr. Bunting worked Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Ill., for nearly 20 years. [Read more]

James R. Burkhart. President and CEO Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital. Mr. Burkhart serves as president and CEO of TGH, one of the largest hospitals in Florida serving a dozen counties with a combined population exceeding 4 million. [Read more]

Gary Campbell. CEO of Centura Health (Englewood, Colo.). Mr. Campbell has served in senior leadership positions in the healthcare field for more than three decades, assuming the role of CEO at Centura in 2008. [Read more]

Joanne Conroy, MD. CEO of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (Burlington, Mass.). Dr. Conroy joined Lahey Hospital & Medical Center as CEO in June 2014, taking charge of the hospital's goal to enhance operational infrastructure through clinical quality, service, financial and information systems. [Read more]

Craig Cordola. President of Central/West Region of Memorial Hermann Health System (Houston). Mr. Cordola was promoted to his current role in March 2015 after serving as CEO for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston for nearly five years. [Read more]

Steven Corwin, MD. President and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian (New York). Dr. Corwin oversees one of the largest, most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks in the nation which includes six campuses and serves more than 2 million people annually. [Read more]

Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, MD. President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic. After serving as an Air Force surgeon in Vietnam, Dr. Cosgrove joined Cleveland Clinic in 1975 and went on to perform more than 22,000 operations over the course of his surgical career, earning an international reputation for expertise in all areas of cardiac surgery. [Read more]

Kenneth Davis, MD. President and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System (New York). Dr. Davis became CEO of the Mount Sinai Health System in 2013 after leading Mount Sinai Medical Center for 10 years. [Read more]

Christopher Dawes. President and CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health (Palo Alto, Calif.). Before joining the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital team in 1991, Mr. Dawes held senior management positions at Stanford Healthcare, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center in San Francisco and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose. [Read more]

Lloyd Dean. President and CEO of Dignity Health (San Francisco). Mr. Dean presided over the financial turnaround of Dignity Health, now one of the nation's largest systems spread across 21 states. [Read more]

Daniel DeBehnke, MD. CEO of Nebraska Medicine (Omaha). Dr. DeBehnke was named CEO of Nebraska Medicine in May 2016, succeeding interim CEO Rosanna Morris and interim President Bradley Britigan, MD. [Read more]

Wyatt Decker, MD. CEO of Mayo Clinic in Arizona (Phoenix). Dr. Decker has been with Mayo Clinic for more than 16 years as a consultant and professor of emergency medicine, assuming the role of CEO in 2011. [Read more]

Ronald DePinho, MD. President of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston). Dr. DePinho earned a bachelor's degree in biological sciences from Fordham University in New York, where he graduated summa cum laude as class salutatorian, and his medical degree with distinction in microbiology and immunology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, also in New York. [Read more]

Michael J. Dowling. President and CEO of Northwell Health (Great Neck, N.Y.). In his role as CEO, Mr. Dowling oversees New York's largest integrated healthcare system and the state's largest private employer with a total workforce of about 61,000. [Read more]

Christopher Durovich. CEO of Children's Health (Dallas). Mr. Durovich has more than three decades of leadership experience in adult and pediatric healthcare and physician practice management, taking the reins as CEO of Children's Health System of Texas in 2003. [Read more]

Tim Egan. President and CEO of Roseland Community Hospital (Chicago). Mr. Egan became CEO of Roseland in July 2014, previously serving as the South Side safety-net hospital's chief restructuring officer. [Read more]

Jeffrey Feasel. President and CEO of Halifax Health (Daytona Beach, Fla.). Mr. Feasel was named CEO in January 2005 after previously filling the crucial roles of COO, president of patient business and financial services and vice president of Halifax Community Health. [Read more]

David Feinberg, MD. President and CEO of Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.). Dr. Feinberg is charged with leading an integrated healthcare system consisting of 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and over 30,000 employees. [Read more]

Greg Feirn. CEO of LCMC Health (New Orleans). Prior to becoming CEO of LCMC Health in 2014, Mr. Feirn served as COO of Louisiana Children's Medical Center, the founding hospital of the LCMC system and the only full-service children's hospital in the state. [Read more]

William Ferniany, PhD. CEO of UAB Health System (Birmingham, Ala.). In his role as CEO, Dr. Ferniany leads one of the largest academic medical centers in the nation with more than 16,000 employees and 1,157 beds. [Read more]

Peter S. Fine. President and CEO of Banner Health (Phoenix). Since taking the reins of Banner Health as CEO in 2000, Mr. Fine led the system has through a period of substantial growth and it is now one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems. [Read more]

Teri Fontenot. President and CEO of Woman's Hospital (Baton Rouge, La.). At Woman's Hospital, Ms. Fontenot leads the largest birthing and neonatal intensive care facility in Louisiana and one of only four hospitals in the state to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Association. [Read more]

John Fox. President and CEO of Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, Mich.). Mr. Fox came to Beaumont Health in 2015 by way of Atlanta where he was president and CEO of Emory Healthcare. [Read more]

John Fraser. President and CEO of Nebraska Methodist Health System (Omaha). Mr. Fraser's tenure with Methodist Health began in 1991 when he assumed the role of executive vice president and COO of the system's flagship facility, Methodist Hospital, taking the hospital's top post in 1997.[Read more]

Jeffrey Fried. President and CEO of Beebe Healthcare (Lewes, Del.). Mr. Fried joined Beebe Healthcare in 1995 as president and CEO. [Read more]

Robert Garrett. Co-CEO of Hackensack (N.J.) Meridian Health. In June, Hackensack and Meridian Health received legal approval to merge and create one of the largest health networks in New Jersey. [Read more]

Richard Gilfillan, MD. President and CEO of Trinity Health (Livonia, Mich.). Dr. Gilfillan has been a healthcare leader for more than 25 years. [Read more]

Maggie Gill. President and CEO of Memorial Health (Savannah, Ga.). Ms. Gill became CEO of Memorial Health in 2011 after previously serving as both vice president of finance/managed care and COO of Memorial University Medical Center. [Read more]

Steve Goeser. President and CEO of Methodist Hospital (Omaha). Mr. Goeser became president and CEO of Methodist Hospital in 2007, taking charge of the hospital and its divisions, including Methodist Women's Hospital. [Read more]

Larry Goldberg. President and CEO of Loyola University Health System (Maywood, Ill.). Before coming to LUHS in 2011, Mr. Goldberg was CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., where he led a multi-year initiative to improve profitability and oversaw the planning and construction of a 141-bed critical care patient tower. [Read more]

Steven Goldstein. President and CEO of Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.). In addition to overseeing operations at Strong Memorial Hospital, Mr. Goldstein directs managed care activities at Strong Memorial and affiliates of the University of Rochester Medical Center. [Read more]

Larry Goodman, MD. CEO of Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). In addition to leading Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Goodman is president of Rush University, president of the Rush System for Health and a principal officer of the Rush Board of Trustees. [Read more]

Joseph Gordy. President and CEO of Flagler Hospital (St. Augustine, Fla.). Mr. Gordy has been a member of Flagler's executive team for close to four decades. [Read more]

Howard Grant, MD. President and CEO of Lahey Health (Burlington, Mass.). Dr. Grant came to Lahey Clinic as CEO in November 2010. [Read more]

Robert Grossman, MD. Dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center (New York). In his role as CEO, which he assumed in 2007, Dr. Grossman leads both NYU School of Medicine and NYU Langone Health System. [Read more]

Cynthia Moore-Hardy. President and CEO of Lake Health (Painesville, Ohio). Ms. Moore-Hardy joined Lake Health in 1988 and was named president and CEO in 1997. [Read more]

Dean Harrison. President and CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (Chicago). Mr. Harrison leads a health system comprised of six hospitals and nearly 90 ambulatory and diagnostic sites, staffed by more than 3,500 physicians. [Read more]

John Haupert. President and CEO of Grady Health System (Atlanta). Prior to joining Grady Health System, which boasts the largest hospital in Georgia, Mr. Haupert was executive vice president and COO for Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas. [Read more]

Kerry Heinrich. CEO of Loma Linda (Calif.) University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Children's Hospital. After serving as interim CEO of Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Children's Hospital for nearly two months, Mr. Heinrich was named CEO of the medical center, the children's hospital and the behavioral medicine center in August 2014. [Read more]

James Hinton. President and CEO of Presbyterian Health Services (Albuquerque). Mr. Hinton joined Presbyterian Healthcare Services in 1982 and has served as president and CEO since July 1995.[Read more]

Rodney Hochman, MD. President and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health (Renton, Wash.). With a background in rheumatology and internal medicine, Dr. Hochman served as president and CEO of Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services until it merged with Irvine, Calif.-based St. Joseph Health this year, making him the president and CEO of the new health system. [Read more]

Loy Howard. President and CEO of Tanner Health System (Carrollton, Ga.). Until joining Tanner Health System in 1994, Mr. Howard served as CEO and CFO of Union (S.C.) Hospital District. [Read more]

Chip Hubbs. President and CEO of Memorial Hospital of Union County (Marysville, Ohio). Before becoming president and CEO of Memorial Hospital of Union County in 2004, Mr. Hubbs was CEO of Hicksville, Ohio-based Community Memorial Hospital for four years. [Read more]

Michael Israel. President and CEO of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (Valhalla, N.Y.). In August 2005, Mr. Israel took the helm at Westchester Medical Center Health Network, or WMCHealth. [Read more]

Catherine Jacobson. President and CEO of Froedtert Health (Milwaukee). In 2010, Ms. Jacobson joined Froedtert Health as executive vice president of finance and strategy, chief strategy officer and CFO. [Read more]

Elliot Joseph. President and CEO of Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare. Mr. Joseph, a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, currently oversees Hartford HealthCare's more than 18,000 employees and the $2.4 billion it generates in annual net revenue. [Read more]

Larry Kaiser, MD. President and CEO of Temple University Health System (Philadelphia). Dr. Kaiser is an internationally acclaimed thoracic surgeon, researcher and author who serves as CEO of Temple University Health System, senior executive vice president for health affairs for Temple University and dean of the Temple University School of Medicine. [Read more]

Gary Kaplan, MD. Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System (Seattle). Dr. Kaplan assumed the role of chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System in 2000. [Read more]

Mike Keating. President and CEO of The Christ Hospital Health Network (Cincinnati). After serving as The Christ Hospital Health Network's interim president and CEO for less than a year, Mr. Keating fully took on the role in March 2013. [Read more]

Mark Keroack, MD. President and CEO of Baystate Health (Springfield, Mass.). As president and CEO of Baystate Health, Dr. Keroack oversees the health system and its subsidiary health plan, Health New England. [Read more]

Mark Klosterman. President and CEO of Faith Regional Health Services (Norfolk, Neb.). Mr. Klosterman took the helm at Faith Regional Health Services, but his career in healthcare spans 20 years. [Read more]

Kelby Krabbenhoft. President and CEO of Sanford Health (Sioux Falls, S.D.). In December 1996, Mr. Krabbenhoft joined Sanford Health, and the next year he was appointed president and CEO. [Read more]

Mark Laret. CEO of UCSF Health (San Francisco). Mr. Laret's healthcare career started at Los Angeles-based UCLA Medical Center, where he held several positions between 1980 and 1995. [Read more]

Steve Little. President and CEO of Agnesian HealthCare (Fond du Lac, Wis.). A certified public accountant, Mr. Little held a variety of positions before becoming president and CEO of Agnesian HealthCare in January 2012. [Read more]

Steven Lipstein. President and CEO of BJC HealthCare (St. Louis). Mr. Lipstein has a large responsibility leading BJC HealthCare, one of the U.S.'s biggest healthcare organizations that generates more than $4 billion annually in net revenues and employs more than 26,000. [Read more]

John Lloyd. Co-CEO of Hackensack (N.J.) Meridian Health. Since their systems joined forces this summer, Mr. Lloyd — former president and CEO of Neptune, N.J.-based Meridian Health — and Robert Garrett — former president and CEO of Hackensack (N.J.) University Health Network — serve as co-CEOs of the newly formed Hackensack Meridian Health. [Read more]

Richard Lofgren, MD. President and CEO of UC Health (Cincinnati). A board-certified internal medicine physician, Dr. Lofgren took the helm at UC Health in December 2013. [Read more]

Kevin Lofton. CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives (Englewood, Colo.). Mr. Lofton held multiple positions at CHI, including COO, before he was appointed CEO in 2003. [Read more]

Jody Lomeo. President and CEO of Kaleida Health and Great Lakes Health System of Western New York (Buffalo, N.Y.). After holding the role on an interim basis for three months, Mr. Lomeo was named president and CEO of Kaleida Health and Great Lakes Health System of Western New York in April 2014. [Read more]

Douglas Luckett. President and CEO of CaroMont Health (Gastonia, N.C.). Mr. Luckett joined CaroMont Health as an executive vice president and COO in 2010, and served as interim CEO during the latter half of 2011. [Read more]

Alan G. Macdonald. President and CEO of Hallmark Health System (Medford, Mass.). Mr. Macdonald was named Hallmark Health System's executive vice president for strategy and external affairs in 2012. [Read more]

Stephen Mansfield, PhD. President and CEO of Methodist Health System (Dallas). Dr. Mansfield took on the role of president and CEO of Methodist Health System in 2006. [Read more]

Clint Matthews. President and CEO of Reading (Pa.) Health System. As president and CEO of Reading Health System, Mr. Matthews oversees a total of 7,300 team members, including more than 1,000 physicians and providers over 46 locations. [Read more]

John McConnell, MD. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Dr. McConnell was dubbed Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's first CEO in 2008. [Read more]

Craig McCoy. CEO of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System (Greenville, S.C.). After growing up in the Greenville area, Mr. McCoy took the CEO position at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in June 2015. [Read more]


Robert Montagnese. President and CEO of Licking Memorial Health Systems (Newark, Ohio). Mr. Montagnese, who has lived in Licking County since the age of six, began working at Licking Memorial Health Systems 28 years ago as a file clerk. [Read more]

Ralph Muller. CEO of University of Pennsylvania Health System (Philadelphia). In 2003, Mr. Muller was appointed CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which includes five acute care hospitals, a faculty practice plan, a primary care provider network and various other facilities. [Read more]

Michael Murphy. President and CEO of Sharp HealthCare (San Diego). A native of Southern California, Mr. Murphy has more than 30 years of healthcare experience. [Read more]

Elizabeth Nabel, MD. President of Brigham and Women's Health Care (Boston). Since 2010, Dr. Nabel, who is also a professor of medicine at Boston-based Harvard Medical School, has served as president of Brigham and Women's Hospital. [Read more]

Steve Narang, MD. CEO of Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix. In 2013, Dr. Narang took the helm as CEO of Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix. [Read more]

James Nathan. President and CEO of Lee Memorial Health System (Ft. Myers/Cape Coral, Fla.). Mr. Nathan first held the role of Lee Memorial Health System president from 1982 to 1997. [Read more]

Mark Neaman. President and CEO of NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston, Ill.). After completing his master of science, business and healthcare degree from Columbus-based The Ohio State University, Mr. Neaman joined NorthShore in 1974. [Read more]

Janice Nevin, MD. President and CEO of Christiana Care Health System (Wilmington, Del.). Since 2014, Dr. Nevin has served as president and CEO of Christiana Care Health System, the largest health system in Delaware. [Read more]

Philip Newbold. CEO of Beacon Health System (South Bend, Ind.). Mr. Newbold served as president and CEO Of Memorial Hospital of South Bend and Memorial Health System for almost three decades, and when the organization affiliated with Elkhart (Ind.) General Hospital, he was appointed CEO of the affiliated organization, Beacon Health System. [Read more]

Vicki Newmiller, RN, BSN. CEO of Great Falls (Mont.) Clinic Medical Center. With more than 25 years of healthcare clinical and leadership experience, Ms. Newmiller was appointed CEO of the Great Falls Clinic, Great Falls Clinic Medical Center and Great Falls Clinic Surgery Center in 2014. [Read more]

John Noseworthy, MD. President and CEO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Noseworthy held numerous roles at Mayo Clinic — including chair of Mayo's department of neurology, medical director of the department of development and vice chair of the Mayo Clinic Rochester executive board — before taking the helm as president and CEO in 2009. [Read more]

Randy Oostra. President and CEO of ProMedica (Toledo, Ohio). As president and CEO of ProMedica, Mr. Oostra oversees more than 300 sites, including 12 hospitals. [Read more]

Michael Patterson. President and CEO of Mississippi Valley Health (Davenport, Iowa). Mr. Patterson serves as president and CEO of Mississippi Valley Health, through which he oversees Mississippi Valley Surgery Center, Mississippi Valley Endoscopy Center, Mississippi Medical Plaza Development Corporation and its related entities. [Read more]

Ronald Paulus, MD. President and CEO of Mission Health (Asheville, N.C.). Dr. Paulus has overseen Mission Health, a $1.4 billion system, since 2010. [Read more]

Joseph Pepe, MD. President and CEO of Catholic Medical Center Healthcare System (Manchester, N.H.). As president and CEO of CMC Healthcare System, Dr. Pepe oversees the Catholic Medical Center, the New England Heart and Vascular Institute and multiple subsidiaries, including primary and specialty care practices, urgent care and an ambulatory surgery partnership. [Read more]

C. Wright Pinson, MD. CEO of Vanderbilt Health System (Nashville, Tenn.). In addition to his role as CEO of Vanderbilt Health System, Dr. Pinson is Vanderbilt's deputy vice chancellor for health affairs and senior associate dean for clinical affairs. [Read more]

Thomas Priselac. President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System (Los Angeles). Mr. Priselac, who has been associated with Cedars-Sinai since 1979, served as the system's executive vice president for five years before being appointed to president and CEO in 1994. [Read more]

Ramanathan Raju, MD. President and CEO of New York City Health + Hospitals. In January 2014, Dr. Raju was appointed president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, a $7.2 billion system that employs 42,000 people. [Read more]

Paul Ramsey, MD. CEO of UW Medicine (Seattle). Dr. Ramsey heads UW Medicine, which includes the UW School of Medicine, four hospitals, a network of primary care clinics and a large physician practice plan as well as a fixed-wing and helicopter air ambulance service. [Read more]

Scott Reiner. President and CEO of Adventist Health (Roseville, Calif.). Mr. Reiner was appointed president and CEO of Adventist Health in 2013. [Read more]

Jeffrey Romoff. President and CEO of UPMC (Pittsburgh). Mr. Romoff serves as president and CEO of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, one of the largest employers in Pennsylvania.[Read more]

William Roper, MD. CEO of UNC Health Care (Chapel Hill, N.C.). Dr. Roper not only heads UNC Health Care, but is also dean of the school of medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. [Read more]

Paul Rothman, MD. CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore). In addition to his role as CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, Dr. Rothman serves as the Frances Watt Baker, MD, and Lenox D. Baker Jr., MD, dean of the medical faculty and vice president for medicine of The Johns Hopkins University. [Read more]

Peter Rutherford, MD. CEO of Confluence Health (Wenatchee, Wash.). Since 2013, Dr. Rutherford has served as CEO of Confluence Health. [Read more]

Steven Safyer, MD. President and CEO of Montefiore Medical Center (New York). Dr. Safyer has led Montefiore Medical Center, an academic health system in New York City, since 2008. [Read more]

Kenneth Samet. President and CEO of MedStar Health (Columbia, Md.). As president and CEO, Mr. Samet is responsible for the largest healthcare provider in the Maryland and Washington, D.C., region, comprised of 10 hospitals; a comprehensive network of health-related businesses that include research, ambulatory, home health and a large multispecialty physician network; and several insurance products. [Read more]

José Sánchez. President and CEO of Norwegian American Hospital (Chicago). Mr. Sánchez has approximately three decades of experience as a healthcare executive and is Chicago's only Latino hospital CEO. [Read more]

Craig Saylor. CEO of Somerset (Pa.) Hospital. Mr. Saylor leads Somerset Hospital and the Somerset Hospital Foundation. [Read more]

John Jay Shannon, MD. CEO of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (Chicago). John Jay Shannon, MD, became CEO of Cook County Health & Hospitals System in 2014. [Read more]

Lou Shapiro. President and CEO of Hospital for Special Surgery (New York). Mr. Shapiro joined the Hospital for Special Surgery — the nation's oldest orthopedic hospital — 10 years ago. [Read more]

Jim Skogsbergh. President and CEO of Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, Ill.). Mr. Skogsbergh heads the largest health system in Illinois. [Read more]

Anthony Slonim, MD, DrPH. President and CEO of Renown Health (Reno, Nev.). Dr. Slonim was named president and CEO of Renown Health in 2014. [Read more]

Jeffrey Snyder. President and CEO of Pocono Health System/Pocono Medical Center (Stroudsburg, Pa.). Mr. Snyder is president and CEO of Pocono Health System/Pocono Medical Center. [Read more]

Tony Snyder. CEO of Pomerene Hospital (Millersburg, Ohio). Mr. Snyder has led Pomerene Hospital since 2005. [Read more]

Donna Sollenberger, Executive Vice President and CEO of UTMB Health System (Galveston, Texas). In her role, Ms. Sollenberger leads an enterprise that includes the hospital complex, a network of campus- and community-based clinics and a correctional managed care program that provides care to incarcerated individuals. [Read more]

Kevin Spiegel. President and CEO of Erlanger Health System (Chattanooga, Tenn.). Mr. Spiegel heads Erlanger Health System, an academic medical center that operates five hospitals, including the region's only Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center. [Read more]

Richard Statuto. President and CEO of Bon Secours Health System (Marriottsville, Md.). For more than a decade, Mr. Statuto has headed Bon Secours Health System as president and CEO. [Read more]

Paul Stewart. President and CEO of Sky Lakes Medical Center (Klamath Falls, Ore.). In his role, Mr. Stewart oversees Sky Lakes Medical Center plus several satellite clinics; a minor teaching facility; a full-service cancer treatment center; and home health agency. [Read more]

Greg Stock. CEO of Thibodaux (La.) Regional Medical Center. Mr. Stock heads Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, which provides inpatient and outpatient care for residents of Lafourche Parish and seven surrounding parishes. [Read more]

Mohan Suntha, MD. CEO of University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore). Dr. Suntha is relatively new to his role, taking over as president and CEO in September, but he is not new to the University of Maryland system. [Read more]

Karen Teitelbaum. President and CEO of Sinai Health System (Chicago). Ms. Teitelbaum became president and CEO of Sinai Health System, a four-hospital safety-net system on Chicago's South and West Sides, in July 2014. [Read more]

Anthony Tersigni, EdD. President and CEO of Ascension (St. Louis). Dr. Tersigni heads Ascension, the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. [Read more]

Warner Thomas. President and CEO of Ochsner Health System (New Orleans). Mr. Thomas has served as president and CEO of Ochsner Health System, the largest nonprofit health system in Louisiana, since September 2012. [Read more]

Elaine Thompson, PhD. President and CEO of Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Health Systems. Dr. Thompson joined Lakeland Regional Health Systems six years ago. [Read more]

David Torchiana, MD. President and CEO of Partners HealthCare (Boston). Dr. Torchiana was named president and CEO of Partners HealthCare in February 2015. [Read more]

Lynn Torossian. President and CEO of Henry Ford West Bloomfield (Ohio) Hospital. Ms. Torossian has approximately 30 years of experience as a healthcare professional in multiple organizations and areas, including finance, revenue cycle, managed care, physician organizations and operations. [Read more]

Robert Trenschel, DO. President and CEO of Yuma (Ariz.) Regional Medical Center. Dr. Trenschel has approximately two decades of healthcare and medical management experience. [Read more]

Harsh Trivedi, MD. President and CEO of Sheppard Pratt Health System (Towson, Md.). Dr. Trivedi joined Sheppard Pratt Health System last July as its sixth president and CEO in 125 years. [Read more]

Bernard Tyson. Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, Calif.). Mr. Tyson heads Kaiser Permanente, which recorded $60.7 billion in operating revenue in fiscal year 2015. [Read more]

Chris Van Gorder. President and CEO of Scripps Health (San Diego). Mr. Van Gorder leads Scripps Health, which includes five acute care hospital campuses, dozens of outpatient centers throughout San Diego County and a regional home health service and hospice. [Read more]

Kevin Vermeer. President and CEO of UnityPoint Health (West Des Moines, Iowa). Mr. Vermeer took on his CEO role in January 2016. [Read more]

Jon Wade. CEO of Jersey Community Hospital (Jerseyville, Ill.). Mr. Wade came on board as CEO of Jersey Community Hospital in 2013. [Read more]

Kate Walsh. President and CEO of Boston Medical Center. For the past six years, Ms. Walsh has headed BMC, an academic medical center and the primary teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine. [Read more]

Bernard Wheatley. CEO of Schneider Regional Medical Center (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands). Mr. Wheatley has more than two decades of healthcare leadership experience that includes overseeing major community and academic medical centers. [Read more]

Penny Wheeler, MD. President and CEO of Allina Health (Minneapolis). Dr. Wheeler serves as president and CEO of Allina Health, in addition to serving as chairwoman of the Minnesota Community Measurement board, a regional health quality collaborative. [Read more]

Ginger Williams, MD. President and CEO of Oaklawn Hospital (Marshall, Mich.). Dr. Williams serves as CEO of Oaklawn Hospital, as well as a board member of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association. [Read more]

Robert Wolterman. CEO of Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans). In his role, Mr. Wolterman is responsible for Ochsner Medical Center, but also maintains administrative responsibility for the Ochsner Group Practice in New Orleans. [Read more]

Eugene Woods. President and CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System (Charlotte, N.C.). Mr. Woods is new to the Carolinas HealthCare System president and CEO role, serving since April 2016. [Read more]

Michael Young. President and CEO of PinnacleHealth System (Harrisburg, Pa.).  Mr. Young has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership experience. [Read more]


Beth Zachary, President and CEO of Southern California Region of Adventist Health (Roseville).  Ms. Zachary leads a network anchored by hospitals such as Glendale (Calif.) Adventist Medical Center, San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., Simi Valley (Calif.) Hospital and White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. [Read more]

Thomas Zenty III. CEO of University Hospitals (Cleveland). Mr. Zenty has led University Hospitals since 2003. [Read more]

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