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Seated (left to right):


Juan Serrano
Senior Vice President
Payer Strategy Operations

John F. DiCola
Executive Vice President,
Enterprise Strategic Development

Patricia G. Webb, FACHE
Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer
and Chief Human Resources Officer

Kevin E. Lofton, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer

Kathleen Sanford, RN, DBA, CENP, FACHE
Senior Vice President and
Chief Nursing Officer

David H. Vellinga
Senior Vice President
Divisional Operatons and
CEO, Mercy Health Nework, Des Moines

Standing (left to right):
Robert J. Lanik, FACHE
Senior Vice President
Divisional Operations and
Chief Executive Officer, Nebraska

Thomas R. Kopfensteiner, STD
Executive Vice President, Mission

Beth O'Brien
Senior Vice President

Group Executive Officer

Michael T. Rowan, FACHE
President, Health System Delivery
and Chief Operating Officer

M. Colleen Scanlon, RN, JD
Senior Vice President


Jeffrey S. Drop
Senior Vice President and

Division Executive Officer

Richard A. Hachten, FACHE
Senior Vice President
Divisional Operations and
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alegent Creighton Health, Omaha

Robert G. Strickland
Senior Vice President

Performance Management

Ruth W. Brinkley, FACHE
Senior Vice President
Divisional Operations and CEO,
KentuckyOne Health


Joseph W. Wilczek, FACHE
Senior Vice President
Divisional Operations and CEO
Franciscan Health System, Tacoma

Steven C. Kehrberg
Senior Vice President
Supply Chain

T. Clifford Deveny, MD
Senior Vice President
Physician Services and
Clinical Integration

Stephen Moore, MD
Senior Vice President and
Chief Medical Officer 

Michael O'Rourke
Senior Vice President and
Chief Information Officer

Peggy A. Martin, OP, JCL
Senior Vice President

Sponsorship and Governance

Peter P. Katsampes
Vice President
CHI Connect Support Centers

Mitch H. Melfi, Esq.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs
and Chief Legal Officer

A. Michelle Cooper
Senior Vice President and
Corporate Responsibility Officer

Paul W. Edgett III
Executive Vice President,
Growth and Business Acquisitions

Not pictured:
Philip L. Foster
Senior Vice President and
Chief Risk Officer

Cliff A. Robertson, MD
Interim Chief Executive Officer
St. Luke’s Health System,

Joyce M. Ross
Senior Vice President

J. Dean Swindle, CPA
President, Enterprise Business Lines
and Chief Financial Officer



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