Keeping Up

March 15, 2021


Providence St. Joseph Health of Renton, Washington, is putting in place a new leadership structure, with two new regional leadership roles responsible for the northern and southern portions of its service area. These and other leadership changes include:

  • Lisa Vance to president of operations and strategy for Providence St. Joseph Health's northern regions, which are in Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Montana. Vance also continues as chief executive for the Oregon region.
  • Erik Wexler to president of operations and strategy for Providence St. Joseph Health's southern regions, which are in Northern California, Southern California, Texas and New Mexico. Wexler was chief executive of the Southern California region.
  • Kevin Manemann to chief executive of the Southern California region from chief executive of physician enterprise.
  • Greg Hoffman to chief financial officer of Providence St. Joseph Health.
  • Jo Ann Escasa-Haigh to chief integration officer.

Michael Bergmann to president of Ascension's Fox Valley, Wisconsin, region, overseeing Ascension NE Wisconsin – St. Elizabeth Campus, Ascension NE Wisconsin – Mercy Campus and Ascension Calumet Hospital. Bergmann was primary service area president for Waukesha/Jefferson in Wisconsin at Advocate Aurora Health.

Anthony A. Houston to chief executive for CHI Saint Joseph Health of Lexington, Kentucky, effective April 5. He concurrently will be president of that organization's Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East. He was president and chief operating officer for CHI Memorial in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The facilities all are part of CommonSpirit Health.

Todd Salnas to chief executive of the PeaceHealth Oregon network, from interim chief executive.

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