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Leadership

CEO

Ketul-J-Patel

Ketul J. Patel | CEO, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health & Division President, Pacific Northwest, CommonSpirit

Ketul J. Patel is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and Division President, Pacific Northwest (PNW) of CommonSpirit Health. 

Leadership Team

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson, MD | SVP/Chief Medical Officer 

Dr. Anderson’s responsibilities include clinical governance, clinical service lines, medical staff affairs, medical informatics and clinical data science for the Pacific Northwest Division.

David Nosacka

David Nosacka | SVP/Chief Financial Officer

David’s duties include responsibility and oversight of all financial functions. 

Dianne Aroh, RN

Dianne Aroh, RN | SVP/Chief Nursing Officer

Dianne’s responsibilities include nursing, care management and pharmacy. 

Tom A Kruse

Thomas Kruse | SVP/Chief Strategy Officer

Tom’s responsibilities include corporate strategy and overall growth for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Mike Cox

Michael (Mike) Cox | SVP/Mission Integration & Chief Mission Officer

Mike's responsibilities include mission integration, spirituality in the workplace, theology and ethics, spiritual care, culture, and leadership formation for the Pacific Northwest Division. 

Kerry Shannon

Kerry Shannon | SVP/Chief Integration Officer

Kerry’s responsibilities include integration, oversight and tracking of key clinical programs. 

Charleen Tachibana DNP RN

Charleen Tachibana, DNP RN | SVP/Chief Quality, Safety and Patient Experience Officer

Dr. Charleen Tachibana’s responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for clinical quality, safety and the patient experience for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Frank Cardinale

Frank Cardinale | VP, Corporate Responsibility Officer

Frank’s duties include corporate responsibility, HIPAA privacy, information security and audit and monitoring reporting for the Pacific Northwest Division. 

Ingrid Gerbino

Ingrid Gerbino, MD | VP/Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Ingrid Gerbino’s responsibilities include creating the organization’s innovation strategy and continued development of the Virginia Mason Institute and the Kaizen Promotion Office.

Sharon Royne

Sharon Royne | VP/Chief Human Resources Officer

Sharon’s responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for all Human Resources operations for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Miriam Chambliss

Miriam Chambliss | VP/General Counsel

Miriam’s accountabilities include overseeing legal services for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Jeanne Jachim

Jeanne Jachim | Chief Philanthropy Officer

As President of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Foundations, Jeanne’s responsibilities include leading and overseeing our overall philanthropic vision and our philanthropic efforts.

Donna Smith, MD

Donna Smith, MD | President, Franciscan Medical Group & SVP, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Dr. Donna Smith’s responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for Franciscan Medical Group and Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.