Leadership

Moments of good help happen through the strength of a competent, healing, trustworthy team.

Rich StatutoRichard J. Statuto

President and Chief Executive Officer
Bon Secours Health System

 

Rich Statuto was appointed Chief Executive Officer/President of Bon Secours Health System in 2005.  In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of strategic and operational leadership of the Bon Secours Health System.  Prior to joining Bon Secours, Statuto was President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph Health System, Orange, California.  Statuto received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, and his Master of Business Administration from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

 

 

Toni ArdabellToni Ardabell

Chief Executive Officer

Bon Secours Virginia Health System

 

Toni Ardabell is the chief executive officer of Bon Secours Virginia Health System, a position she has held since 2015.  In her role, Ardabell is responsible for eight acute care hospitals and a full-range of other health care services.  Ardabell joined Bon Secours Richmond Health System in 2009.  Prior to joining Bon Secours, she served as vice president for the Inova Health System 2015 Capital Improvement Program, where she led project management for the largest building project in the health system’s history. Ardabell earned her bachelor of science in nursing from Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania, her master of science in nursing from Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., and her master in business administration from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.

 

 

Janice BurnettJanice Burnett

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Bon Secours Health System

 

Janice Burnett is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the Bon Secours Health System, a role she has held since 2012. As CFO, Burnett functions as a strategic partner to the Chief Executive Officer, managing the financial operations of the organization and leading managed care operations and the supply chain.  Prior to accepting this role, Burnett was the Vice President of Finance Operations at Bon Secours for five years.  Burnett has over 20 years’ experience in health care finance, most recently with Ascension Health, a national not-for-profit health care system with 67 acute care hospitals in 20 states.  Burnett has a Master of Business Administration from Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri, and an undergraduate degree in accounting from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.  In addition, she holds a CPA from Ohio.

 

 

Tim DavisTimothy Davis

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Bon Secours Health System

 

Tim Davis is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, for the Bon Secours Health System. His responsibilities include system-wide leadership for Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications, and Performance Improvement.  Davis joined Bon Secours in 2007 following a 31-year career with General Electric (GE), serving in four global businesses including Aerospace, Materials, Energy, and Healthcare. Immediately prior to joining Bon Secours Health System, he was the Global Human Resources Executive Leader for three of GE Healthcare’s businesses.  He received his Master of Science in Administration from St. Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont, and graduated from Massachusetts College, North Adams, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.

 

 

Wael HaidarWael Haidar, M.D.

Senior Vice President of Provider Networks

Bon Secours Health System

 

Dr. Wael Haidar is the Senior Vice President of Provider Networks for Bon Secours Health System, a role he has held since January 2017. Dr. Haidar leads enterprise-wide development of strategies to further strengthen physician services, developing growth strategies and initiatives to support Bon Secours Medical Group in Virginia, St. Francis, and Kentucky and other aligned physicians. He previously served as Chief Physician Executive and President of Mercy Clinics in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Haidar earned his medical degree from American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. In addition, Dr. Haidar completed Fellowships with Mayo Clinic in Behavioral Neurology and Geriatrics.

 

 

Michael KernerMichael Kerner

Chief Executive Officer

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System

 

Michael Kerner is the Chief Executive Officer of Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, a position he has held since 2008.  In that role, he is responsible for three acute care hospitals and a full range of ambulatory and other services.  Kerner joined Bon Secours in 2001. Previously, Kerner worked for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) for 15 years.  Kerner received an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, and went on to earn a Master of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia.

 

 

Christine LayChristine Lay

Senior Vice President, Governance and Sponsorship

Bon Secours Health System

 

Christine Lay is the Senior Vice President, Governance and Sponsorship, a position she has held since January 2017.  She previously served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. Lay provides support for organizing, planning, and implementing governance work system-wide and at the local system level.  In her Sponsorship role, she provides support in ensuring that Bon Secours and its subsidiaries are in compliance with applicable canon law and the reserved rights of the Board, Bon Secours Inc., and Bon Secours Ministries.  Lay received her bachelor of science degree from Towson University and her master's degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.  She went on to obtain her J.D. degree from Rutgers University.  Lay is a member of the Maryland, Michigan, and District of Columbia bars, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

 

 

Sister Anne LutzSr. Anne Lutz, C.B.S.

Executive Vice President, Sponsorship

Bon Secours Health System

 

A health care administrator with more than 30 years of experience in acute and geriatric care, Sister Anne Lutz serves as Executive Vice President of Sponsorship for Bon Secours Health System.  Sr. Anne, a member of the Congregation of Bon Secours, provides primary oversight and direction of the sponsorship, mission, and community health functions within Bon Secours Health System.  She also has oversight responsibility for Bon Secours Baltimore Health System in Maryland.  Prior to joining Bon Secours Health System in 1987, Sr. Anne served as an administrator for St. Francis Country House, a 318-bed skilled nursing facility in Darby, Pennsylvania.  Sr. Anne received her nursing education from the Bon Secours School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland. She later obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Administration from the University of Detroit and a Gerontology Certificate from St. Louis University.

 

 

Andrea MazzoccliAndrea Mazzoccoli, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive

Bon Secours Health System

 

Andrea Mazzoccoli, MSN, MBA, Ph.D., FAAN, is the Corporate Chief Nurse Executive for Bon Secours Health System, a position she has held since 2007. As the Chief Nurse Executive and a member of Bon Secours’ senior management team, she represents the more than 8,000 nurses working across the continuum to ensure the highest standard for professional nursing practice and quality outcomes.  Prior to joining Bon Secours, Mazzoccoli served as vice president, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Mazzoccoli serves as a Magnet Appraiser for the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Dr. Mazzoccoli earned a nursing diploma from the Shadyside School of Nursing; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Carlow College; a Master’s of Science in Nursing and Business Administration from Duquesne University; and a Doctorate in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellow and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.  Dr. Mazzoccoli also completed a Robert Wood Johnson Fellowship.

 

 

Thom MorrisThomas H. Morris, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Sponsorship and Theology

Bon Secours Health System

 

Thomas Morris, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President of Sponsorship and Theology for Bon Secours Health System.  He joined Bon Secours in 1998. Dr. Morris also serves as Executive Director, Bon Secours Ministries/Bon Secours, Inc., and Senior Vice President of Sponsorship for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Greenville, South Carolina, and Bon Secours Kentucky Health System, Ashland, Kentucky.  In his role as Senior Vice President of Sponsorship, Dr. Morris assists the Chair, Bon Secours Ministries, by planning, developing, and coordinating the sponsorship infrastructure for Bon Secours Health System. From 1990 to 1998, Dr. Morris was executive director for the North American Forum on the Catechumenate, a Washington, D.C., based ministry formation center.  Dr. Morris received a Bachelor of Arts from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and a master’s degree in Theology from the Washington Theological Union, Washington, D.C. He also has a master’s degree and Doctorate in Religious Studies from the School of Religious Studies of The Catholic University of America.

 

 

Mark MantzMark Nantz

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Strategic Initiatives

Bon Secours Health System

 

Mark Nantz is the Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, for Bon Secours Health System, a role he assumed in 2014.  He also serves as Market Leader for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Greenville, South Carolina, and Bon Secours Charity Health System, Suffern, New York.  Previously, Nantz served as Chief Executive Officer for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, South Carolina.  He has been with Bon Secours since 2010.  In his current role, he provides visionary leadership for the entire Bon Secours Health System.  Nantz previously worked at Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast in Concord, North Carolina, where he served as President for three years.  Nantz earned his Masters of Health Administration from Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina.  He is a Certified Public Accountant.

 

 

Bryon NeamanJ. Bryon Neaman, CPA, CIA, CGMA

Senior Vice President, Internal Audit

Bon Secours Health System

 

J. Bryon Neaman is Senior Vice President of Internal Audit for Bon Secours Health System, a role he has held since 2004.  Neaman’s executive responsibilities include Audit Services, Information Technology Security, and Enterprise Risk Management.  Prior to coming to Bon Secours, Neaman served as the Director of Audit/Assurance Services for Digex, a local technology company.  Neaman holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  Neaman also is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.

 

 

Jeff OakJeffrey C. Oak, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Development

Bon Secours Health System

 

Jeffrey Oak is Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Development for Bon Secours Health System, where he has served since 2005.  He provides enterprise leadership in corporate responsibility and philanthropy.  Previously, Dr. Oak led the compliance and business integrity program with the Veterans Health Administration.  Dr. Oak did his undergraduate work at Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and holds a Ph.D. in ethics from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

 

 

Dr Marlon PriestMarlon Priest, M.D.

Executive Vice President / Chief Medical Officer

Bon Secours Health System

                                                    

Marlon L. Priest, M.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, and Market Leader for Senior Services for Bon Secours Health System, where he has worked since 2006.  He leads system efforts and innovations regarding clinical transformation to provide each patient an extraordinary individual experience of care.  Dr. Priest has more than 28 years of experience, most recently with the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he served as a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Senior Associate Chief of Staff, and Chief Quality Officer for the University Hospital, and Medical Director for the department of Critical Care Transport.  Dr. Priest received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of North Alabama and his medical degree from the University of Alabama, School of Medicine.  Dr. Priest is board certified in internal medicine and emergency medicine and holds internal medicine admitting privileges.

 

 

Dr Sam RossSamuel Ross, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Bon Secours Baltimore Health System

 

Samuel Ross, M.D., is the Chief Executive Officer for Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, and is the Market Leader for Bon Secours Kentucky Health System.  Ross is responsible for providing strategic direction and leading the development, implementation, and improvement of all operations within the Baltimore local system.  Dr. Ross joined the health system in August 2006.  Dr. Ross previously worked at Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.   Dr. Ross received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School in San Antonio, Texas, and a Master of Science in Medical Management from the University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas. 

 

 

Matt ToddyMatthew J. Toddy, J.D.

Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs

Bon Secours Health System

 

Matthew J. Toddy, J.D., serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, for the Bon Secours Health System.  He joined Bon Secours as general counsel in June 2005.  Toddy manages and coordinates legal activities and risk management for the health system.  Prior to joining Bon Secours, Toddy was a partner with the Jones Day law firm, where he concentrated his practice in representing clients in the health care industry.  Toddy received his law degree from Ohio State University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.  He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Health Lawyers Association.

 

 

John WallenhorstJohn Wallenhorst, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Mission and Ethics and Senior Vice President, Sponsorship

Bon Secours Health System

 

John F. Wallenhorst, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Mission and Ethics and Senior Vice President, Sponsorship for Bon Secours Health System. He is responsible for oversight of the organization’s Mission Department and Ethics Program, and leadership of Mission activities throughout the system.  Dr. Wallenhorst holds a Ph.D. in systematic theology from the University of Toronto (St. Michael’s College), Toronto, Ontario, and a Master of Science in Organization Development and Strategic Human Resources from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.  He also earned a master’s degree in Religious Studies from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Fordham University, New York, New York.

 

 

Laishy Williams-CarlsonLaishy Williams-Carlson

Chief Information Officer

Bon Secours Health System

 

Laishy Williams-Carlson is the Chief Information Officer for Bon Secours Health System, a position she has held since 2014. In this role, she is responsible for the oversight and leadership of the system-wide Information Services function.  Williams-Carlson began her tenure with Bon Secours Health System in 1984.  She holds a Master’s of Science in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.. 

 

Craig McCoyR. Craig McCoy

Chief Executive Officer

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

 

Craig McCoy is the Chief Executive Officer of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. This system encompasses St. Francis Downtown with 277 beds; the 93-bed St. Francis Eastside; the St. Francis Cancer Center; the Optimum Health Network; St. Francis Physician Services; and the Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Foundation.
   
Previous to his arrival at Bon Secours St. Francis on June 8, 2015, Mr. McCoy was with Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia, serving as Chief Executive Officer of Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer at Paradise Valley Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, and Vice President Professional Services at Oconee Medical Center in Seneca, South Carolina.

Mr. McCoy is a graduate of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina and obtained his masters of health administration from Clemson/Medical University of South Carolina. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Mr. McCoy also serves on the Board of Directors of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Math Foundation, University of Greenville, Peace Center for the Performing Arts, the Advisory Board of LiveWell Greenville and the Commerce Club Board of Governors.

 

 

 

Jenny DussoJennifer Dusso

Chief Operating Officer
Bon Secours Medical Group

Jenny Dusso is responsible for the oversight and operational leadership of the clinical operations of the Bon Secours Medical Group. She has more than 29 years of experience, most recently with University of Kentucky HealthCare. At University of Kentucky HealthCare, she served as Department Administrator and Director of Ambulatory Clinical Operations with responsibility for both administrative and ambulatory operations in the Department of Internal Medicine. Jenny also spent 24 years at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in various leadership roles. She graduated with her Master of Business Administration degree from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Management of Information Technology from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

Teri FicicchyTeri Ficicchy, RN, MSN
Executive Vice President, Clinical Performance/Chief Nursing Officer
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

Teri Ficicchy has more than 25 years of nursing leadership in not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining Bon Secours, she was Vice President for Patient Services at Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, South Carolina, She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts and her Master’s degree  in Nursing Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the South Carolina Organization of Nurse Executives.

 

Fernando FleitesFernando A. Fleites
Senior Vice President, Human Resources 
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System


Fernando A. Fleites joined Bon Secours in 2011 as Vice President of Human Resources. He also serves as HR executive for Bon Secours St. Petersburg Health System in St. Petersburg, Florida. Prior to his current role, Mr. Fleites was Regional Vice President of Human Resources at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System in San Antonio, Texas. He also has held senior human resources leadership positions in the media and technology industries.
Mr. Fleites earned his Bachelor's degree from City University of New York and an Master's degree from the University of California - Davis. He holds Certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management. Throughout his career, Mr. Fleites has been active with professional societies and local community organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for both the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and Artisphere.

 

Alex GarveyAlex Garvey, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Mission
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

Alex Garvey, Ph.D. joined Bon Secours Francis in 2016 as Senior Vice President of Mission. Alex was born in Cork, Ireland, at one of our Bon Secours sister hospitals, and speaks Gaelic and English. He comes to us after serving as Vice President of Mission and Ethics for Bon Secours Hampton Roads as well as the Mission leader for Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, Harbour View, Maryview Nursing Care Center, and Province Place of Maryview. He earned his Master of Arts degree in Practical Theology from Barry University and his Doctoral degree in Ethics from Duquesne University. Alex oversees the Spiritual Care team, Healthy Community Initiatives, Human Trafficking Initiatives, and leads the Ethics program. Alex enjoys spending family time with his wife and son, and meeting the friendly people of South Carolina.

 

Ronnie Hyatt
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

 Ronnie Hyatt joined Bon Secours St. Francis in 2001, after more than 20 years with Mary Black Health System in Spartanburg, SC, where he also served as CFO. He holds a Finance degree from the University of South Carolina and is active in the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), at both the national and state levels. He has served as president of the South Carolina HFMA and has earned many HFMA accolades for his service. In 2013, he earned designation as a Certified Healthcare Finance Professional.

Ronnie is active in promoting bicycle and pedestrian safety measures and improvements in Greenville, is a board member of the local Greenville Humane Society, and has interests in similar civic committees and boards. Outside of professional interests, he enjoys travel, cycling, golf and most outdoor activities, and spending quality time with his wife and golden retriever.

 

Keith NewnamKeith Newnam, MBA, PMP
Vice President of Population Health Management
Bon Secours St Francis Health System

Keith Newnam currently serves as the Vice President, Population Health Management for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, in Greenville, SC.  He joined Bon Secours Health System in 2009 and has served in a variety of leadership positions, including Quality Assurance Manager for the Epic™ electronic medical record implementation, Laboratory and Respiratory Therapy Integration Program Manager, Compliant Documentation Management Program (CDMP) Enterprise Manager, and most recently the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Director of Implementation and Integration at the Health System Office (HSO), in Marriottsville, MD. 

Keith joined Bon Secours Health System after 16 years of leadership and management with Shaw Industries.  As a Project Management Professional, he has been responsible for project implementation and management in the healthcare, manufacturing, and contracting industries. Keith is a graduate of Averett University in Danville, Virginia, earning both his BBA and MBA.  
Keith is married with two daughters and currently resides in Moyock, NC. He enjoys boating, scuba diving, traveling, and woodworking. 

 

 

Anselmo NunezAnselmo Nuñez, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Bon Secours Medical Group

Dr. Anselmo Nuñez serves as the CEO of the Bon Secours Medical Group. Prior to joining Bon Secours, he was the Senior Vice President, Medical Operations Specialty Division, for the Aurora Medical Group in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In this role, he provided oversight of the development and refinement of physician specialty practices throughout Aurora’s market in support of 350 physicians. He has also held a variety of senior executive positions at Providence Health Care in Washington State and at Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin. Dr. Nuñez was also Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine Department of Surgery.

 

 

 

Karen Schwartz

Karen Schwartz
Vice President, Performance Management and Support Services
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System 

Karen Schwartz is the Vice President, Performance Management and Support Services for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. She joined Bon Secours in 1983. In her current role, she provides strategic direction and operational oversight for Support Services and LEAN Transformation within the South Carolina market. Schwartz also serves as the operational executive for the Strategic Change Office. Karen holds a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina and a bachelor degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. She is a Fellow in American College of Healthcare Executives and a Black Belt in Six Sigma.

 

Erik WhaleyErik B. Whaley, CFRE
Vice President, St. Francis Foundation
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

Erik Whaley has nearly 25 years of development experience beginning as Executive Director for the Upstate March of Dimes. From there, Erik started his journey into healthcare philanthropy starting at St. Francis Foundation 22 years ago. He went on to serve as the Vice President of Development for Tuomey Healthcare System and Spartanburg Regional Foundation. Erik came back to his hometown of Greenville almost six years ago to work with the foundation team at Bon Secours St. Francis. Erik is married to Ann, a labor and delivery nurse at Bon Secours St. Francis, and they have three children; William, Virginia Grace and McCoy.