CHI President's Council:

Senior Leadership (continued):

Kevin E. Lofton, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer

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

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

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

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

Thomas R. Kopfensteiner, STD
Executive Vice President, Mission

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

Anthony Jones, FACHE
Interim Executive Vice President, Operations

Senior Leadership:

Ruth W. Brinkley, FACHE 
Senior Vice President and
President/CEO of KentuckyOne Health

A. Michelle Cooper
Senior Vice President and
Corporate Responsibility Officer

Michael H. Covert, MHA
Senior Vice President, Divisional Operations

Jeffrey S. Drop
Senior Vice President 
Divisional Executive Officer




Philip L. Foster
Senior Vice President, Risk and

Peggy A. Martin, OP, JCL
Senior Vice President,
Sponsorship and Governance

Ketul J. Patel, MHA, MBA
Senior Vice President, Divisional
CHI Franciscan Health

Cliff Robertson, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President, Divisional Operations/CEO, CHI Health
(Nebraska and Southwest Iowa)

Joyce M. Ross
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications

M. Colleen Scanlon, RN, JD
Senior Vice President and Chief Advocacy Officer

Larry Schumacher
Senior Vice President, Divisional
Operations/CEO, CHI Memorial 

Robert G. Strickland
Senior Vice President
Performance Excellence

David H. Vellinga
Senior Vice President, Divisional
Mercy Health Network

Robert J. Weil, MD
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer