Leadership

The Munson Healthcare Board of Directors and members of the senior leadership team work together toward a single purpose - ensuring Munson Healthcare delivers the best possible care for our communities.

Munson Healthcare Board of Directors

Effective January 1, 2019

Bob Sprunk, MD, Chair 
Dan McDavid, Vice Chair
Elaine Wood, Secretary
Ruth Hoppe, MD, Treasurer 
Ed Ness, President & CEO, Munson Healthcare 

Ted Batzer, MD 
Barb Benson 
Kenneth Bloem
Hallie Christian
Casey Cowell 
Connie Deneweth
Kathy Dixon
Jay Hook
Marlene Hulteen 
Brian Kiessling, MD
Paul Lerg 
David McCurdy 
Deb Ochs, MD
Kellie Parkes  
John Pelizzari 
Roger Perry 
Mary Sanders 
Bruce Zenner

Senior Leadership Team

Edwin A. Ness

Edwin A. Ness
President and CEO
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Laura Glenn

Laura Glenn
Vice President, Munson Healthcare Physician Network

Mark Hepler

Mark Hepler
Chief Financial Officer
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Dianne Michalek

Dianne Michalek
Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications

Mary Beth Morrison

Mary Beth Morrison
Vice President, Operational Improvement and Project Management
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Christine Nefcy, MD, FAAP

Christine Nefcy, MD, FAAP
Chief Medical Officer
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Sue K. Peters

Sue K. Peters
Vice President, Human Resources
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Tom Peterson, MD

Tom Peterson, MD
Vice President, Quality and Safety

Al Pilong

Al Pilong
Chief Operating Officer, Munson Healthcare; President, Munson Medical Center
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Chris J. Podges

Chris J. Podges
Chief Information Officer
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Rachel Roe

Rachel Roe
Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel

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Kim Speese
Executive Director, Population Health

Steve Tongue

Steve Tongue
Vice President, Facilities
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Des Worthington

Des Worthington
Chief Development Officer, Munson Healthcare Foundations
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