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.


Don King
Senior VP, Ascension and Kansas Ministry Market Executive

Carla Yost
Chief Nursing Officer

Kevin Strecker
Chief Operating Officer

Robyn Chadwick
President, Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph

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

Bob Copple
President, Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan

Claudio Ferraro
Chief Operating Officer, Ascension Medical Group Via Christi

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

Sam Antonios, MD
Chief Clinical Officer

Mike McCullough
Chief Financial Officer

Morley Healy
Chief Strategy Officer

Tracey Biles
Chief Mission Integration Officer

Bruce Witt
Chief Advocacy Officer

Kris Langrehr
Senior Director, Human Resources

Mark Wilkerson
Associate General Counsel - Kansas/Oklahoma Region

Chris Sorenson
Regional Technology Officer, Ascension Technologies