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Adventist HealthCare Leadership

Corporate Executives

Adventist HealthCare Corporate Executives:

Terry Forde
President & Chief Executive Officer

James G. Lee
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

John Sackett
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Susan L. Glover
Senior Vice President & Chief Quality/Integrity Officer

Kenneth B. DeStefano, Esq.
Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Brendan Johnson
Senior Vice President of Human Resource & CHRO

Marta Brito Pèrez
Senior Vice President of Population Health & Post Acute Care Services

Eunmee Shim
Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Networks and Chief Strategy Officer

Christopher Ghion
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Dwayne Leslie
Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

Geoffrey Morgan
Vice President, Chief Facilities & Property Management Officer

Maureen Dymond
Vice President, Financial Operations

Thomas Grant
Vice President, Public Relations and Marketing

Debra Illig
Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness and Patient Safety

Kristen Pulio
Vice President of Revenue Management & Chief Analytics Office

Jonathan Sachs
Vice President of Patient Experience

Board of Trustees

Adventist HealthCare Board of Trustees:


  • Chair

    David E. Weigley, M.B.A.

    David E. Weigley, M.B.A.
    Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
  • Vice Chair

    Robert T. Vandeman

    Robert T. Vandeman
    Executive Secretary
    Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
  • Secretary

    Terry Forde

    Terry Forde
    President & CEO
    Adventist HealthCare, Inc.


  • Paul Alpuche, Jr.
    Paul Alpuche, Jr.
    Lerch Early & Brewer
  • Emmanuel Asiedu
    Emmanuel Asiedu
    Colombia Union Conference
  • James Boyle
    James Boyle
    President & CEO
    Summit Leadership Solutions
  • Nicolas Cacciabeve, M.D.
    Nicolas Cacciabeve, M.D.
    Adventist HealthCare
  • Franklin David
    Franklin David
    Senior Pastor
    Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • Walt Fennell
    Walt Fennell
  • Brett Gamma, MD
    Brett Gamma, MD
    Medical Director
    USACS East
  • Cheryl Kisunzu
    Cheryl Kisunzu
    Washington Adventist University
  • Marissa C. Leslie, MD
    Marissa C. Leslie, MD
    Medical Director
    Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services
  • Rose Melendez
    Rose Melendez
    Director, Nursing Administration & Resources, Emergency Department
    Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital
  • Donald E. Melnick, M.D.
    Donald E. Melnick, M.D.
    National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Rick Remmers, D.Min.
    Rick Remmers, D.Min.
    Chesapeake Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

Emeritus/Emerita Members

  • The Honorable Ida G. Ruben
    The Honorable Ida G. Ruben
    Former State Senator
    Maryland State Senate

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