Our Leadership

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital is fortunate to be led by a team of caring, dedicated health care professionals who welcome your questions and comments.

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Hospital Leadership

President and CEO
Chris Klay, MA, PT, MHA, FACHE

Senior Administrators
Teresa Cornelius, RN, Chief Nursing Office
Dennis Szurkus Jr., MD, MBA, FACOG, CPE, Chief Medical Officer
Mark Ennen, Director of Finance
Jed Driemeyer, Director of Human Resources

Board of Directors

  • Jim Burgett, Chair
  • Frank Padak, Vice-Chair
  • Tricia Buehne, Secretary
  • Todd Smart, Treasure
  • Marcus Alvarado, DC
  • Lynn Billhartz
  • Debra Feldott-Johnson, MD
  • Jeannie Korte
  • Sister Anna Phiri, OSF
  • Marshall Rinderer
  • Bill Sullivan