Brian Erling, MD, MBA
Interim CEO, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Senior Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, Centura Health
Dr. Brian Erling serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Centura Health and Interim CEO of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. In his role, he is responsible for providing overall strategic direction and leadership for the establishment and sustained success of Centura Health in clinical excellence and optimal value to support building whole-person care and flourishing communities. Prior to this role, Brian served as Group Chief Medical Officer for the organization’s Mountains & North Denver hospitals. A highly experienced emergency medicine specialist, Dr. Erling has long been a leader in quality improvement and was recently appointed as a Baldrige Executive Fellow.
Prior to joining Centura Health, Dr. Erling served as president of the EmCare Alliance Group, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare, a leading provider of multi-specialty physician and contract management services. He was also a founding partner of the Apex Emergency Group PC in Denver, and has served as the Denver medical director for American Medical Response, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare and the largest international air and ground medical transport company.
Dr. Erling received his Bachelor of Science in biology from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa; his Medical Doctorate from John Hopkins University in Baltimore; and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado in Denver. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Dr. Erling is board certified through the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Chief Operating Officer, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Lonnie brings 28 years of operational health care experience to Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, where he has been a leader since 2007. Prior to assuming his current role as Chief Operating Officer of Penrose-St. Francis, he initially held the title of Administrative Director of Surgical & Imaging Services, as well as Director of Orthopedics and Neurosurgical Service Line for Penrose-St. Francis and SVP/Chief Administrative Officer for Penrose Hospital.
As COO, he has full operational responsibility for Penrose-St. Francis, spearheads hospital joint ventures and business development initiatives. Lonnie’s additionally responsible for the operational integrity of all service lines such as, Orthopedic, Neuroscience, Oncology, Cardiovascular, and Trauma.
He began his health care career in the U.S. Army, serving eight years in multiple areas, including Angiography, Cardiac Cath, Cat Scan, X-ray, and MRI. He held the title of Director of Diagnostic Imaging Services for the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in Florida. Lonnie also served as Chief Operating Officer for Diagnostics Inc., a company in Metairie, Louisiana, that owned and operated five free-standing imaging centers in several states.
Lonnie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Ottawa University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Practice Management from Texas Tech University. He possesses national registries in Radiology, Computerized Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
David L. Dull, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Dr. Dull comes to Penrose-St. Francis Health Services after serving as CMO for Providence Medical Center and Providence Park Hospital in Southfield, Mich., a position he held since 2012.
Dr. Dull provides leadership, strategic direction and operational management of physician services, quality and medical staff administration. He has a key role in helping Penrose-St. Francis establish effective relationships with the medical staff, including hospital-based groups, private practice referring groups, ambulatory staff members and employed physicians. Dr. Dull attended the Wayne State College of Medicine in Detroit, Mich., and completed his Residency in Anesthesiology and Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. He obtained his Masters of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Penn. Dr. Dull previously served as Chair and Medical Director of the Department of Anesthesia at Spectrum Health Hospitals in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Dr. Dull is a results-oriented physician executive with a proven record of leading teams to exceeding extensive improvement goals. His key strengths include strategy development, process redesign and implementation, team dynamics and physician relations, with a demonstrated effectiveness of working in complex environments managing multiple concurrent goals. In his previous role, Dr. Dull provided oversight for the radiology service lines for two hospitals and a medical staff of more than 1,400 physicians. He redesigned the hospitalist program to decrease layers of care and improved quality, while significantly decreasing cost to the institution.
Toni Green-Cheatwood, DO
Vice President, Primary and Specialty Care Strategy
Dr. Green-Cheatwood works in close collaboration with physicians and leadership of Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, St. Catherine Hospital and Bob Wilson Memorial Grant Hospital in western Kansas, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo and St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City. As an accomplished breast surgeon who has been with Centura Health nearly eight years, Dr. Green-Cheatwood brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her new role. Dr. Green-Cheatwood began her tenure with Centura Health at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in 2010 as the Medical Director for Breast Oncology where she led the center to its national accreditation. In 2015, she became the Vice President of Medical Affairs for St. Francis Medical Center.
Dr. Green-Cheatwood has extensive leadership experience within Centura Health and in the clinical community. She is on the CHPG Board of Directors, chairs the Governance Committee of the board as well as chairs the CHPG Quality Committee. In addition, she co-chairs the Surgery/Peri-Op Clinical Council. Outside of Centura Health, Dr. Green-Cheatwood has served as the treasurer for the General Surgery discipline for the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS) and currently serves as a poster judge for the ACOS Annual Clinical Assembly.
Dr. Green-Cheatwood received her Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to general surgery residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is board certified in general surgery and completed a Multidisciplinary Breast Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. She is an accomplished breast surgeon and credited with bringing the seed-localization procedure to Colorado and achieving national accreditation for the PSF Breast Care Center.
Vice President of Clinical Quality, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Kelly brings more than 20 years of quality and regulatory experience to Penrose-St. Francis. She was the Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety for Swedish Medical Center in Denver since 2012, and oversaw the facility’s Quality, Risk, Infection Prevention, Patient Advocate, Peer Review, Patient Safety, Medical Staff Office, and Regulatory Compliance functions. She has also held leadership positions at the Medical Center of Aurora, Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center and Rose Medical Center.
Kelly leads our Clinical Quality, Infection Prevention, Process Improvement, Patient Relations, Quality Data Analytics, Peer Review, Patient Safety, Regulatory Readiness, and Content Management functions throughout Penrose-St. Francis. She provides ongoing oversight of dashboard reporting, external quality rating agencies, pay-for-performance programs with payers, and publicly reported data to identify opportunities for improvement across the continuum of care.
Kelly holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Metropolitan State University.
Director of Strategy, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Bill is responsible for executing and monitoring our growth strategies in support of the Centura Health 2020 system strategy, and developing and expanding our various systems of care to provide synergy across our region and Centura Health.
Bill has 20 years of clinical and business experience, including large cardiology and cardiovascular surgery physician practice management and hospital operations. Prior to joining Penrose-St. Francis in 2011 as the Administrative Director of Cardiovascular Services, he served as the Executive Director of Parkside Cardiology for four years.
Bill has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English (Cum Laude) from the University of Colorado and a Masters of Health Care Administration from Medical College of Virginia. He is a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE, since 1999) and a former President of the Virginia Medical Group Management Association. He is also a Member of the American College of Cardiology.
Vice President of Operations, Penrose Hospital
Kristi has more than 20 years of health care leadership experience, the past five years as the Director of Homecare for Centura Health at Home. Kristi has operational responsibilities at Penrose Hospital over Facilities, Imaging, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, Support Services, Laboratory and Blood Bank.
Kristi is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, serving as an anti-submarine warfare officer as well as an administrative officer at the National Naval Medical Center. She holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in physical therapy from Thomas Jefferson University, graduating Magna cum Laude for both. Before joining Centura Health in 2011, she filled leadership positions in physical therapy, rehabilitation and home health at various locations.
Vice President of Operations, St. Francis Medical Center
Calvin is responsible for all non-nursing departments at St. Francis Medical Center, such as Imaging, Lab, Pharmacy and Support Services. He is involved in the SFMC expansion project, working closely with SFMC Site Administrator Mark Hartman, the executive sponsor of the $102 million project. For the last two years, Calvin has served as the Director of Pharmacy for PSF and Director of Support Services for SFMC. A Centura Health associate since 1998, Calvin is a well-respected leader within PSF and throughout the system. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Wyoming and a Master of Science Degree in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Texas.
Chief Financial Officer, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Patrick has 30 years of Decision Support, Accounting and Finance experience in the health care industry, all with Penrose-St. Francis. He began his career as a Staff Accountant in Finance and has held several titles over the past 30 years, including Controller and Director of Finance since 2005. Patrick is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial operations at Penrose-St. Francis and will assist with strategic initiatives designed to increase our financial performance, quality and breadth of services. He leads our annual fiscal planning cycle, including strategic, capital and operational budget processes. Patrick also facilitates accurate productivity reporting and benchmarking.
Patrick has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Southern Colorado (now Colorado State University – Pueblo), and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Troy University.
Rose Ann Scibona, RN, MSN, NE-BC
Chief Nursing Officer, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Rose Ann began her career at Penrose Hospital in 1981 as a new graduate staff registered nurse on the Oncology Unit. Since then, she has held a variety of nursing leadership positions, including Assistant Nurse Manager, Clinical Manager, Director of Acute Care Services and Vice President of Nursing Services for Penrose Hospital.
Rose Ann earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Nursing, both from the University of Phoenix. She is Board Certified as a Nurse Executive and a member of the Colorado Organization of Nurse Leaders and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.
Passionate about nursing, quality, safety and supporting those who create exceptional patient experiences, Rose Ann has dedicated her entire career to Penrose-St. Francis. She has more than 36 years of clinical and health care leadership experience and she is proud to express that her values fully align with the Mission and Values of Penrose-St. Francis and Centura Health. Rose Ann is intricately familiar with our organization and has built valuable collaborative relationships across Penrose-St. Francis and Centura Health. Rose Ann is dedicated to moving health forward and building a legacy of whole person care for the Colorado Springs community.
Vice President of Ambulatory Services, South State Operating Group
Rob is a seasoned healthcare executive with nearly three decades of experience in hospital operations, ambulatory services, sports medicine, orthopedics, occupational medicine, and rehabilitation services.
Rob currently serves as the Vice President of Ambulatory Services for Centura Health southern Colorado market where he provides operational leadership for an ambulatory network comprised of more than 800 associates, physicians, advance practice providers, physical therapists and support staff. He is responsible for the development and growth of all neighborhood health centers in southern Colorado, moving us to a patient center medical home and team-based care model. He plays a vital role in establishing an integrated network of care via our Colorado Health Neighborhoods, creating a standardized look and brand for Centura Health, and integrating our value propositions of service and convenience.
Rob joined Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in 1994 as a lead physical therapist assistant, and quickly rose to serve as Manager (and later, Director) of Centura Centers for Occupational Medicine (CCOM) and Colorado Sports and Spine Centers (CSSC). He also held the title of Centura Health Physician Group’s Administrator for southern Colorado before assuming his current role. Prior to joining Centura Health 24 years ago, Rob served our nation’s Air Force as the Superintendent of the Department of Athletics for the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he supervised athletic training and orthopedic services for all NCAA Division I sporting events.
Rob holds a Master of Business Administration Degree (Healthcare Management) and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management & Business Management (Summa Cum Laude), both from Colorado Technical University. A member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), he also holds two Associates Degrees in Applied Science (Physical Therapy and Technology Instruction).
He and his wife Kimberly are very active in the Colorado Springs community, where they are raising their three sons - Guy, Gage and Gunnar.
Lisa Person MSN, RN, CENP
Chief Nursing Officer, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services & South State Operating Group
Lisa is an experienced health care executive with more than 21 years of senior level leadership in both institution and system acute care settings. Most recently, she served as the CNO (and for a short time, interim Chief Operating Officer) for Mercy Springfield Communities in Springfield, Mo. While in that role, she had regional responsibility for an 857-bed Level 1 Trauma/Burn and Stroke acute care hospital, a 62-bed orthopedic hospital, a 182-bed acute care regional hospital, a 64-bed rehab hospital, a women’s and children’s hospital, four critical access hospitals, and more than 300 clinics, physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers and urgent care facilities.
Lisa is recognized by both nursing and physician colleagues for advancing the profession of nursing as well as promoting the importance of interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration. An inspirational leader with superb communication skills, Lisa values teamwork and is committed to achieve excellence through the establishment of performance standards, utilizing continuous performance improvement methods within a culture of safety framework.
Seated at Penrose-St. Francis, Lisa will collaborate with nursing executives and entity leaders throughout the operating group to further clinical alignment and patient experience, and enhance our Systems of Care while minimizing clinical variation. Additionally, she’ll provide oversight for Case Management functions for South State while creating a culture that supports transformation and value.
Lisa holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing (Adult Health and Nursing Administration) from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La., and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas. She is a published author and sought-after speaker on topics ranging from integrated concepts of shared governance to the correlation of sleep and safety. Lisa has also been an adjunct faculty member at Auburn University in Montgomery, Ala.; University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, La.; and Louisiana State University, in Lafayette.