Chief Executive Officer
Peter Powers serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for St. Anthony Hospital (SAH) and is responsible for overseeing all daily leadership decisions for the hospital while implementing key initiatives for the continuous improvement of the organization. In addition to acting as the St. Anthony representative in all operational-related initiatives, Peter is the leading member of the St. Anthony Hospital senior executive team which is charged with the development of service line strategies and operating plans to enhance patient care and grow market share within St. Anthony Hospital’s overall primary and secondary markets.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs with a minor in Business and Sociology from Indiana University as well as a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from The University of Sydney, Australia. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and currently serves on the Red Rocks Community College Advisory Board and is a Healthy Learning Paths board member.
Shauna Gulley, MD
Group Chief Medical Officer, Mountains & North Denver Operating Group
Shauna Gulley, MD, serves a dual role as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for both St. Anthony Hospital and the Centura Health Mountains and North Denver Operating Group (MNDOG). Shauna’s strategic expertise combined with her ability to optimize performance among teams is integral in her development of physician networks and joint ventures. With a passion for coaching and development, she cultivates grass-roots innovation, grows our recruitment strategy and helps achieve the priority of improved physician engagement.
Shauna has been a part of Centura Health since 2009, starting her career as an internist and pediatric provider with the Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) at the Timberview Clinic in Parker, Colo. She then served as the CHPG vice president of primary care strategy, where she focused on creating high-performing, quality-driven teams, emphasizing value and improving health outcomes. From leading visionary initiatives and supporting our various physician practices to launching the sports medicine service line, Shauna has encouraged collaboration and innovation across our operating groups.
Shauna earned her bachelor of science (summa cum laude) in microbiology from Northern Arizona University, her doctor of medicine (Dean’s Scholar) from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and is currently in the process of completing her MBA from the American Association for Physician Leadership.
Vice President, Operations
Mary Dreiling serves as the Vice President, Operations, St. Anthony Hospital. She is responsible for providing overall operational leadership while overseeing the daily functions of the organization.
Mary brings over 16 years of health care leadership experience and is regarded as a hands-on leader, invested in driving patient, associate and physician satisfaction. She joined Centura Health in 2013 and most recently served as the Director of Specialty Care, CHPG. Prior to her time in health care administration, Mary served as a Registered Nurse in various disciplines including pediatrics, hematology and oncology. Later, she spent 10 years with Banner Health as the Director of Operations.
Among Mary’s most proud professional accomplishments, she notes developing a multi-specialty Radiation and Medical Oncology Program across four hospitals in northern Colorado and her successes with record-breaking patient satisfaction scores within Centura Health.
Chief Nursing Officer
Michelle Smith, MSN, RN, NEA-BC is St. Anthony Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).
Michelle, a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience as a CNO in academic, community and for-profit settings joins us from Baptist Memorial Hospital- Memphis. She brings a well-developed professional acumen with expertise in demonstrating quality and safety outcomes, financial management and building cohesive teams with her extensive nursing leadership background.
Michelle has illustrated proven success in patient safety and quality results and noted that she’s most proud of her accomplishments in reducing hospital-acquired infections and reducing rates of CAUTI and CLABSI instances. She hopes to continue this nationally-recognized work at St. Anthony Hospital as well, as her true passion and mission lies in keeping patients safe. Another of her goals is to personalize the patient and associate experience, helping associates to realize their impact and the incredible work they do each day while continuously improving patient and family experiences.
Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from William Jewell College, Kansas City, Mo. in 1983 and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mo. in 1991.
In 2003, Michelle was recognized by the William Jewell College, School of Nursing as an outstanding Alumnus and was a Southern Colorado Nightingale Nominee for Nursing Leadership. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives.