Committed to the delivery of personalized care for all, with a focus on those most in need, and leading the transformation of healthcare.

Each member of the Ascension Via Christi Executive Leadership team is committed to living and fulfilling our Mission of caring for all persons, with special attention to those most vulnerable, each and every day. Our first priority is the health and safety of our patients and associates. We take great pride in the exceptional care and experience our associates provide to those who have entrusted us with their care across our hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Please help our team continue to learn, grow and be the best leaders we can be by providing feedback, questions and suggestions to us directly. We truly believe that listening to those we are privileged to serve is how we will continue to be the leading provider of Catholic healthcare in Kansas.

Leadership


Don King
Don King
Senior VP, Ascension and Kansas Ministry Market Executive

Kevin Strecker
Kevin Strecker
Chief Operating Officer


Joy Scott
Joy Scott
President, Ascension Via Christi St. Francis

Robyn Chadwick
Robyn Chadwick
President, Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph

Laurie Labarca
Laurie Labarca
President, Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa and Ascension Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital


Bob Copple
Bob Copple
President, Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan

Drew Talbot
Drew Talbot
President, Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg

Bruce Witt
Bruce Witt
Chief Advocacy Officer


Claudio Ferraro
Claudio Ferraro
Chief Operating Officer, Ascension Medical Group Via Christi

Phil Newlin
Phil Newlin, MD
Clinical Dyad Leader, Ascension Medical Group Via Christi

Sam Antonios
Sam Antonios, MD
Chief Clinical Officer


Morley Healy
Morley Healy
Chief Strategy Officer

Tracey Biles
Tracey Biles
Chief Mission Integration Officer

Mike McCullough
Mike McCullough
Chief Financial Officer


Kris Langrehr
Kris Langrehr
Senior Director, Human Resources

Mark Wilkerson
Mark Wilkerson
Associate General Counsel - Kansas/Oklahoma Region