Senior Leadership Team

Dr Loren Hamel Photo

Loren B. Hamel, MD
President, Spectrum Health Lakeland
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Spectrum Health 

Vice Presidents


Natalie Baggio

Natalie Baggio
Vice President, Patient Care Services
& Chief Nursing Executive

kendall troyer

Kendall Troyer
Vice President, Organizational Excellence
& Quality

Timothy Calhoun
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Lowell Hamel, MD
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Chief Clinical Officer

Melinda Gruber

Melinda Gruber, PhD
Vice President, Continued Care Services
President, Caring Circle

Mary Ann Pater, JD, RN
Vice President, Legal Counsel & Risk Management

kenneth oneil

Kenneth O'Neill, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration

robin sarkar

Robin Sarkar, PhD
Vice President, Information Systems & Chief Information Officer

Brandi Smith-Gordon

Brandi Smith-Gordon
Vice President, Philanthropy

Norma Tirado
Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Services

Ray Cruse
President, Watervliet and Niles Hospitals &
Vice President, Allied Health and Support Services


Warren White, Jr.
Vice President, Physician Practices

Assistant Vice Presidents 



Debra Johnson, RN, BSN
Assistant Vice President of Love & Respect
& Chief Experience Officer


Chief Compliance Officer 


 chris kuhlmann

Chris Kuhlmann
Chief Compliance & Integrity Officer

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