Keeping Up

May 1, 2023








Stonish Pierce to president and chief executive of Trinity Health Georgia region, which includes St. Mary's Health Care System of Athens, Georgia, and Mercy Care in Atlanta. Pierce was chief operating officer of Trinity Health's Holy Cross Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Kevin Speer to senior vice president and ministry market executive of Ascension Indiana. He was president and chief executive of Hendricks Regional Health of Danville, Indiana. He replaces Jonathan Nalli, who transitioned out of the role effective April 28.

Tom Clancy to president and chief executive of Mercy Iowa City in Iowa. He previously was clinical professor and associate dean at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing.

Dr. Ronald Place to regional president and chief executive of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, effective May 13. Place is a retired three-star Army general. He was director of the Defense Health Agency in Washington. He succeeds David Flicek, who will be chief operating officer for Avera Health while remaining chief administrative officer of Avera Medical Group.

PeaceHealth and its facilities have announced these changes: Amber Asbjornsen to chief development officer for the PeaceHealth Northwest network. Dr. Lorna Gober to chief medical officer of PeaceHealth's Northwest network. Brad Membel to chief financial officer for the PeaceHealth Oregon network. 

CommonSpirit Health facilities have made these changes: Dr. Anita Toussi to chief medical officer for the Centura St. Catherine Hospitals of southwest Kansas. The facilities are in Dodge City and Garden City. David M. Franz to market vice president of mission integration of CHI Saint Joseph Health of Lexington, Kentucky. 

Nancy Zuech Lim to CHA director, community health improvement.

Lisa Eisenhauer to editor of Catholic Health World, from associate editor. She succeeds Judith VandeWater, who is retiring.


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