Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Jenkins serves as the Chief Executive Officer at St. Anthony North Health Campus, overseeing all operational oversight and day-to-day planning for the hospital. Kevin is a key member the St. Anthony North Health Campus executive leadership team and is instrumental in the development of future strategic and operational planning for the health campus and supporting ambulatory network by identifying new programming and services which increase access to care in the north metro Denver area. Furthermore, Kevin oversees the operations of emergent and urgent care centers across the Mountain and North Denver Operating Group of Centura Health (comprised of St. Anthony North Health Campus in Westminster; St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood; OrthoColorado Hospital in Lakewood; Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville; and St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco).
Prior to joining St. Anthony North Health Campus as Vice President of Operations, Kevin served as the Vice President of Ambulatory Care for the Mountains and North Denver Operating Group of Centura Health since 2014. During this time, he was instrumental in the execution of Mountain and North Denver Operating Group’s ambulatory strategy and development of neighborhood health centers, outpatient health facilities comprised of primary care and subspecialty clinics, free standing emergency departments, and emergent and urgent care centers.
Prior to that role, Kevin served as Vice President of Administration at St. Anthony North Hospital where he spearheaded operations for the opening of the new St. Anthony North Medical Pavilion (ED, GI Lab, Imaging Center and Multispecialty Clinic Space), in addition to the expansion and development of the new St. Anthony North Health Campus. Kevin has a proven track record of defining strategic direction, ensuring project execution and achieving organizational business strategies.
Kevin earned his BS in Business Management from Brigham Young University Idaho and his MHA from the University of Washington. He is active in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Andrew French, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Andrew French comes to St. Anthony North from our sister hospital, Castle Rock Adventist, where he was the Chief Medical Officer since March of 2018. Prior to his role at Castle Rock, Dr. French worked as the Medical Director of the adult emergency department for Denver Health Medical Center.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Austin College in Sherman, Texas and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. French completed his residency training at Denver Health in emergency medicine and subsequently completed a one year fellowship in emergency ultrasound. He also expects to complete his MBA in Health Administration at the University of Colorado at Denver later this year. An accomplished, enthusiastic leader, Dr. French was recognized in 2017 as one of the Denver Business Journal’s 40 under 40 for his business and community contributions.
Dr. French is on a mission to add value to people and processes.
Sr. Patricia Hayden
Vice President of Mission Integration
Sister Patricia Hayden, S.C., a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati, joined St. Anthony North Hospital in 1992 and serves as Vice President of Mission Integration where she provides oversight for spiritual and pastoral services including clinical pastoral education, ethics, volunteer services, and healthy communities. The mission of Sister Pat’s team is to respond to the emotional and spiritual needs of those we serve and to help people in our communities achieve optimal health, wellness and well-being.
Sister Pat holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Mount Saint Joseph University in Cincinnati and a Master’s of Art in Theology focusing on Adult Christian Community Development from Regis University in Denver. Sister Pat is a Board Certified Chaplain with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains.
Early in her career she taught middle school math and science where she developed an innovative departmental school system. Additionally, Sister Pat created a new model of school administration where she was the principal of an inner city school in Denver. She was also the Director of Religious Education and Youth Minister in a parish before she began her career in health care.
Sister Pat’s love for travel began at an early age. Born in Canada, her father was in the USAF, so travel was a large part of her life. Before college, she resided in ten U.S. states and lived in North Africa for two years.
Chief Financial Officer
Carol Travis joined St. Anthony North Health Campus as its Chief Financial Officer in May of 2018. In her role, Carol provides leadership and oversight of hospital operations, financial performance, and stewardship. She has been with Centura Health for nearly 15 years serving in various finance leadership roles. Carol spent time working in the hospital setting, helping our communities flourish at Littleton Adventist, Parker Adventist and Porter Adventist hospitals, and she has also worked at Centura Health’s corporate office. Prior to her work in health care, Carol worked in the assurance and advisory business services division of Ernst & Young, LLP in Denver, CO. Carol is a licensed CPA in the state of Colorado and a graduate of Colorado State University.
Chief Nursing and Operating Officer
Before joining St. Anthony North in July of 2017, Constance was the chief nursing officer for Centura Health St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center (SMC) in Pueblo, Colorado. In this role, she led the strategic direction and overall operational management of SMC nursing practice, education, professional development, research, administration and clinical services. Constance received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Northern Colorado, a master of healthcare administration from Bellevue University, and a doctor of nursing practice in executive leadership at American Sentinel University. She is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Nurses Association and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.
Director of Human Resources
Cynda Eklund joined St. Anthony North Health Campus as the Director of Human Resources in March 2016. Cynda oversees all human resources at St. Anthony North Health Campus and its five neighborhood health centers, while also providing strategic leadership in the organization’s approach to talent acquisition, management, development and engagement. Cynda is especially dedicated to growing and fostering a culture of teamwork and collaboration at St. Anthony North Health Campus.
Prior to joining Centura Health, Cynda spent more than eight years with Banner Health, most recently serving as the Area Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to that role, Cynda was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Sterling Regional MedCenter.
Cynda has her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management in Human Resources from Colorado Christian University.